A Hypothetical: Quinlan Under Ohio Law
26 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2008
Date Written: 1976
It is the purpose of this comment to explore a hypothetical situation, to take the facts of the Quinlan case as revealed in the New Jersey Superior Court and the New Jersey Supreme Court opinions and interpret them under applicable Ohio law.
Keywords: Quinlan, legal definition of death, physician's duty of care, extraordinary medical care, physician's liability, incompetency, right to privacy, consent
JEL Classification: H51, I10, I18, K13, K19, K32, K39
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