Paul Lamb's lawyer Saimo Chahal, who also represents the Nicklinson family said there is a "fundamental misunderstanding" about Paul's fight. She said:
If Paul did win the right, the cases would have to be on a case by case basis, so it wouldn't be a matter of vulnerable people suffering.
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