Schiavo v. John F. Kennedy Hosp.

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131 N.J. 400 (1993)

620 A.2d 1050

LARRY SCHIAVO AND JOAN SCHIAVO, HUSBAND AND WIFE, PLAINTIFFS-APPELLANTS, v. JOHN F. KENNEDY HOSPITAL, DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT, AND DR. GERALD MONTICOLLO; MICHAEL SPIVAK, D.O.; AND DR. LEVIN AND/OR JOHN DOE, M.D., A MEDICAL PROVIDER, DEFENDANTS.

The Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Argued February 17, 1993.

Decided March 25, 1993.

*401 Janice L. Richter argued the cause for appellants (Richter & Scaramella, attorneys).

Stacy L. Moore, Jr., argued the cause for respondent (Parker, McCay & Criscuolo, attorneys).

PER CURIAM.

The judgment is affirmed, substantially for the reasons expressed in the opinion of the Appellate Division, reported at 258 N.J. Super. 380, 609 A.2d 781 (1992).

For affirmance Chief Justice WILENTZ and Justices CLIFFORD, HANDLER, POLLOCK, O'HERN, GARIBALDI and STEIN 7.

Opposed None.