Jane Nicklinson, the wife of Tony, has spoken of her husband's right to die, saying he is living in mental pain "every second of every day".
Today the Nicklinson family will take their right-to-die case to the high court.
Tony, who is 57, suffers from 'Locked-in Syndrome' after suffering a stroke seven years ago.
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