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Hogan Pal

Could Spend Life

'In Nursing Home,' Says Doc

10/9/2007 3:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The prognosis is looking grim for John Graziano, the ex-Marine and friend of Nick Hogan's who was severely injured in their crash, according to a new court filing.

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In a report filed by registered nurse Joanne Jones and first reported by the St. Petersburg Times, she says that Graziano responds only to a pinch and has a gag reflex, but doesn't respond to touch or sound.

His pupils are fixed and don't respond to light. According to Jones, Graziano's doctor says that his prognosis "remains guarded" and that John, 22, will "most likely spend the remainder of his life in a nursing home." John was also described as "comatose" and "on total life support."

Jones was hired by the Pinellas County court to determine Graziano's condition because his father, Edward Graziano, is seeking an independent guardian for his son.A hearing is set in St. Petersburg for tomorrow morning.

UPDATE: The clerk of the Pinellas County court tells TMZ that prior to the start of the hearing tomorrow morning, Judge Lauren Laughlin will hear arguments on a motion to continue the case until a later date by John's father Edward Graziano.
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carol    

This is tragic. Nick has to be held accountable but no matter what they do to him, it won't make up for this young man's loss. This is sad news for both families.

2569 days ago
17.

DARK MEAT ONLY    

I would not wish this on anyone. I am sure that Nick has a lot of grieve.

2569 days ago
18.

Jennifer    

I hope his family goes after every red cent the Loser Hogans have!!!!! This is what happens when these celebrity kid brats get everything from Mommy and Daddy.

2569 days ago
19.

a guy    

This had everything to do with street racing, not drinking and driving. Not to mention, even though Nick was driving, the driver of the other car SHOULD ALSO BE BROUGHT UP ON CHARGES.

2569 days ago
20.

stephanie    

so awful...you survive Iraq to "die" in a stupid car accident.
They will probably end up pulling the plug...and the Hogans keep going on.

Only the good die young...~sniff~ My prayers to this young soldier, a man who serve his country with pride and strength.

2569 days ago
21.

pat    

Throw the bum in jail.

Never allow him to drive again.

And let's see his sister put a spin on this.

2569 days ago
22.

LatteeLadee    

What a sad, tragic situation for the family. It's unbelievable that Nick is not going to have to take responsibility for what he has done. Our celebrity culture is working out very well for him - even though he has killed any hope of a normal life for what is supposed to be his best friend. I don't wish ill on the Hogans or anyone, but I certainly think Nick has a responsibility to attone for his recklessness.

2569 days ago
23.

Loser    

I feel really bad for both Nick and John. Yes, Nick did something really stupid and will have to live with this for the rest of his life ,but you know he did not mean too do it on purpose. Its very sad that this how some lessons are taught . I hope both familes dont get nasty and start making this situation worse then it already is. Whatever the State of Florida gives Nick is up to them and I cant honestly say anything more other then that I pray for a miracle for john.

2569 days ago
24.

Team K-Fed    

The kid should have been wearing his seatbelt, but Nick likes to show off and drive fast and he can't handle what's under the hood. Hope this haunts him for the rest of his life.

2569 days ago
25.

stoopit    

Hey Daddy Hogan, go buy your irresponsible boy another $80k car to play with.

2569 days ago
26.

THEMOMMA    

ANYONE WITH A BRAIN COULD SEE THIS ACCIDENT COMING FROM A MILE AWAY IT'S JUST SOOOO SAD THAT SOMEONE OTHER THEN THE IDIOT HOGAN KID HAD TO GET HURT .................... HOPE THEY LOSE ALL THE BIG BUCKS THEY HAVE AND THE IDIOT DOES SERIOUS JAIL TIME !!!!!!!!!!

2569 days ago
27.

mia    

Nick you need to be held accountable! your family I am sure will be there for you, unfortunately when you give your kids everything this is what happens they think laws do not apply to them my prayers are with everyone involved

2569 days ago
28.

Leela    

What a terrible tragedy for the family. How does someone live with themselves after being responsible for something like this? That's two lives destroyed, yet people of all ages continue to drink and drive and/or speed every single day.

2569 days ago
29.

QE2    

Seatbelts, People, seatbelts!

Has anyone been cited in the crash? Just wondering if anyone knew.

How tragic for this young man and his family. One more life lesson: Choose your friends wisely and with care.

2569 days ago
30.

Team K-Fed    

SUE SUE SUE!!!

2569 days ago
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