Asked in Products Liability for Puerto Rico

Q: Can the goverment make you take unwanted medical treatment

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: If the question is about vaccines, no one is being "made to" take it. However, like any vaccination, travel and other activities may be restricted to those who have been vaccinated.

If you are deemed a danger to yourself or others, you can be placed in a hospital. That is recognized throughout the US. The form of treatment there will be the subject of a hearing if the treatment is objected to.

Otherwise it depends on the specific facts--your question is very general.

One thing I would suggest is if you have a concern, why not consult your own physician (MD).

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