Battle Over Casey Kasem’s Health Care Heats Up

Try again. This contribution is a part of: Battle over Casey Kasem’s health care heats up http://usat.ly/1nC9qvR CancelSend A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Battle over Casey Kasem’s health care heats up Casey Kasem’s wife and her attorneys were delivered a court order from California Friday, ordering Kasem be placed into a facility, according to KING 5 News in Seattle. VPC Elisa Hahn, KING-TV 11:18 p.m. EDT May 23, 2014 Casey Kasem gained fame with his radio music countdown shows, including “American Top 40” and “Casey’s Top 40.” (Photo: AP) 79 CONNECT 36 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN 9 COMMENTEMAILMORE SEATTLE — Former radio star Casey Kasem’s wife and her attorneys were delivered a court order from California on Friday afternoon, giving his daughter expanded power over his health care. The “Top 40” radio personality had been staying check this out in Kitsap County with his wife, Jean, and a family friend, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. Scott Wilson, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office, confirmed the court order was delivered early Friday afternoon. MORE: Radio icon Casey Kasem found in Wash. state The order says, “Casey Kasem lacks the capacity to give informed consent to any form of medical treatment because he is unable to respond knowingly and intelligently regarding medical treatment.” It gives his daughter Kerri Kasem “the power to exercise exclusive authority” to make health care decisions on Kasem’s behalf. A spokesman for Kerri Kasem confirmed she is in Washington state to get her father.
Battle over Casey Kasem’s health care heats up

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