(NEWSER) – As doctors bring Joan Rivers out of a medically induced coma, there's some concern the comedian could end up "either a vegetable or in a wheelchair," the New York Daily News reports. That news has her family considering a lawsuit. Whether or not Rivers, 81, has suffered brain damage won't be evident until she wakes up, which could happen today; she's been onlife support since Sunday. Rivers' condition—following cardiac and respiratory arrest during an outpatient, routine throat surgery last week—has left her daughter, Melissa, "totally hysterical," a source tells the Daily News.
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