The New York Times has a recent article called “ An Ill Father, A Life and Death Decision .” It’s about a daughter who has been appointed as the health care proxy for her father. This means that when he is unable to make or communicate...
David R. Schoenhaar, Esq Ruskin Moscou Faltischek
On March 16, 2010, Governor Paterson signed into law the Family Health Care Decisions Act (FHCDA). See Chapter 8 of the Laws of 2010 . This new law provides procedures for family members and others...
By John Dugan
Massachusetts law provides for the execution, administration and governance of health care proxies. A health care proxy is a written instrument signed by a competent adult appointing another competent adult to make health care decisions...