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If a person has power of attorney over another person and

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If a person has power of attorney over another person and this person is ill and in the hospital and wants to be put on a flight home, what is the liability of the person who holds the power of attorney and signs the person out against doctors advise?
Submitted: 6 months ago via Cornell Legal Info Institute.
Category: Personal Injury Law
Expert:  Loren replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Loren replied 6 months ago.

Does the POA cover medical issues? If the person is so incapacitated that they can not sign their own release, how is the attorney in fact planning on moving them?