A Hypothetical: Quinlan Under Ohio Law

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Wendy C. Gerzog

University of Baltimore - School of Law

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

Suggested Citation

Gerzog, Wendy C., A Hypothetical: Quinlan Under Ohio Law (1976). Akron Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1976. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1310248

Wendy C. Gerzog (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore - School of Law ( email )

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Baltimore, MD 21218
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