Disabled

New Episode in the Vincent Lambert Case

On January 31, 2019, the Administrative Court in Châlons-en-Champagne in the Marne region of France concurred with the previous judgment to halt Lambert’s treatment due to “unreasonable obstinacy”. This court order has been rendered following the appeal filed by...

Simplifying the Paperwork Helps the Disabled

On December 24 and 27, 2018 two decrees were passed in France which became effective on January 1, 2019 to “improve daily life for disabled individuals and their loved ones” by a “firm policy to simplify the paperwork”. Thus since January 1, 2019 any adults who have...

“Save or Perish”: A Film Depicting Vulnerability

On November 28, 2018 in France, the overwhelming film “Save or Perish” was released. The film progressively unveils a fireman’s challenge, and that of his wife, after he has been burned and disfigured in a horrible accident. In the beginning Franck is...

Compensation Paid to Brother for Siblings’ Disabilities

A decision has just been rendered by the Administrative Court of Appeal in Bordeaux, France on the delicate issue of paying compensation for the distress caused by the birth of a child whose disability was not detected during pregnancy due to a medical error....