MATTHEWS, North Carolina, January 2, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Prominent pro-life lawyer and friend of LifeSiteNews Samuel B. Casey is in a coma after being hit by a car while bicycling on December 22.
Casey is Managing Director and General Counsel for the Jubilee Campaign’s Law of Life Project. He has extensive experience in legal advocacy defending pre-born children before various state and federal courts and legislative bodies, including the United States Congress and United States Supreme Court. He is also involved with a number of other charitable causes, such as helping the homeless.
“On the afternoon of December 22, 2018, my father Sam Casey was riding his bicycle and was struck by a car from behind,” one of his children wrote of the accident. “He was knocked unconscious and the first responders airlifted him to Intensive Care Trauma Unit at CMC Main, in Charlotte. He is in critical condition in a coma, and is relying on a ventilator and feeding tube.”
Since then, doctors removed the ventilator and performed a tracheotomy.
“Along with that they also put in PEG tube that will now allow him to get direct nutrition to his stomach,” his wife Jill wrote in a CaringBridge update
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