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MENTAL INCOMPETENCY - Legal proceedings - Treatment - Consent

Thursday, April 05, 2018 @ 10:29 AM  

Appeal by Ferreira's lawyer, Masgras, from an order setting aside an injunction and an award of costs against Masgras personally. In December 2016, Ferreira suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident and retained Masgras as his lawyer in respect of his personal injury claim. In July 2017, Ferreira was found in his home in cardiac arrest. Efforts to restore his pulse were unsuccessful. He was placed on life support in intensive care. There was no prospect for recovery. Ferreira's wife consulted with physicians and made the...