July 2022 Newsletter
From The Certified Elder Law Attorney's Desk:
William W. “Bill” Erhart
Advance Medical Directives, Living Will, Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy
Advance Directives (Yes, Advance NOT Advanced)
Patient self-determination is based upon the right of an individual to possession of control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others. Union Pac. Ry. V. Botsford, 141 U.S. 250 (1891). The doctrine of informed consent forms the basis of patient participation before treatment can begin...