Michael Schumacher’s lawyer has revealed the extent of his injuries after a magazine claimed that he could ‘walk again’.
The tragic story of Schumacher has plagued the minds of many since his skiing accident back in 2013.
His family have been very clear that he needs privacy, so the updates on his health have been few and far between.
However, now that the family have taken a German magazine called Bunte to court regarding a cover story that claimed he could walk again, more details have emerged.
Schumacher‘s lawyer, Felix Damm, was arguing his right to privacy when he stressed the point: “He cannot walk.” He added that Schumacher is unable to stand even with the assistance of therapists.
Bunte claimed that an unnamed friend of Michael’s had said: “Michael is very thin. But he can once again walk a little with the help of his therapists.
He is being cared for full time by staff at his home on the shores of Lake Geneva, reports the Mirror.
We do know that his manager, Sabine Kehm, has previously said that she hoped he would ‘one day be back with us’.
In response to Bunte’s cover story, Kehm sad: “Unfortunately, we are forced by a recent press report to clarify that the assertion that Michael could move again is not true.
“Such speculation is irresponsible, because given the seriousness of his injuries, his privacy is very important for Michael.
“Unfortunately they also give false hopes to many involved people.”
Schumacher’s accident took place on December 29, 2013 at a ski resort in France, when he hit his head on rocks. He was with his wife, Corinna, and his two kids at the time.