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New Lawsuit Challenges Self-Administration in EOLOA

A group of doctors has just filed a lawsuit California challenging the self-administration requirement of the EOLOA. The complaint filed on 8/27/2021 states: “However, there is one group of Californians who cannot avail themselves of the benefits of this compassionate law: physically disabled individuals whose disability prevents them from self-administering the AID medication without assistance. Because the EOLOA requires patients to self-administer AID drugs and prohibits any assistance, patients whose disability hinders their hand strength or mobility are excluded from this State program.” This should be interesting.
Read more here: https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/08/29/when-the-aid-in-dying-law-leaves-you-out/?fbclid=IwAR2rZzz14Eza2zddhFRcYk7gRRFzBB1paYE4EsYIT-rTyzWWfVzJAw_Mfz8

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