Maybe I need a tonic, or something…am I reading this press release correctly?
Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation has harsh words for the former Mrs. Felos’ attempts to capitalize on Terri
In a press release issued through PR Web, titled “Lawyer Who Presented CT Scan & Medical Evidence in Court Analyzes Autopsy Results in Terri Schiavo Case” Ms. d’Angelis (former wife of Attorney to Michael Schiavo, George Felos) claims she will be available to interpret the anticipated Medical Examiner’s report on the late Terri Schiavo.
Quoted from her release: “Upon the release of the autopsy report, she can analyze the results and weigh in on the important matters of how–by reason, not emotion–the “persistent vegetative state” diagnosis of Terri Schiavo was arrived at, and why.”
The Terri Schindler-Schiavo Foundation would like to take this opportunity to point out that not only was Ms. d’Angelis co-counsel to George Felos during the guardianship proceedings on behalf of Michael Schiavo, she is not qualified to interpret or analyze a Medical Examiner’s report. She is only licensed as an attorney and as a massage therapist.
Statement of Pamela Hennessy, Media Coordinator for the Terri Schindler Schiavo Foundation: “The former Mrs. Felos is not a doctor, a surgeon, a pathologist or even an orderly. She is a massage therapist. Certainly, she can lend absolutely no analysis or insight into the results of the Medical Examiner’s report. Rather, she can only recant what her former husband suggests as the truth to Terri’s condition. Medical analysis is best left to medical practitioners and not lawyers.”
Is there anything about this case, from start-to-finish that isn’t utterly strange and outside-the-norm?
Meanwhile, Jeanette links to an interesting discussion on feeding tubes and where we are headed with them.