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Attorney For Jahi McMath To Fight Brain-Dead Declaration; Decision Could Cost Family MillionsThe attorney for an Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications during tonsil surgery said he may go back to court to compel the state of California to rescind her death certificate.
Jahi McMath's Family Sues Oakland Hospital Over Surgery That Left Her Brain-DeadThe family of an Oakland teenager who was declared brain-dead plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland with new details about the allegedly botched surgery.
One Year Later, Jahi McMath Remains On Ventilator, Feeding Tubes After Fateful TonsillectomyJust over one year ago, 13-year-old Jahi McMath underwent a tonsillectomy and tissue removal at Children's Hospital in Oakland to treat sleep apnea. The girl suffered massive bleeding, had a heart attack and was declared brain-dead Dec. 12.
Stanford Doctor Appointed By Court To Test Jahi McMath Disputes Family's Claim She Is AliveA Stanford doctor appointed by the court to test for brain activity in 13-year-old Jahi McMath said he does not see any proof the Oakland girl is alive.
Attorney Claims Video Of Jahi McMath Moving Proves Teen Is Still AliveAn attorney for the family of a California teenager who was declared brain-dead says doctors have found signs of brain functions and is seeking an unprecedented court order declaring her alive.
Family Of Jahi McMath Petitioning To Have Her Declared 'Alive'The family of an Oakland teenager legally declared brain dead has petitioned an Alameda County judge to have her declared "alive."
Questions Raised Over Condition Of Jahi McMath After Lawyer Said Girl Is ImprovingA KPIX 5 report on the latest whereabouts of a 13-year-old Oakland girl declared brain dead has sparked a new debate about life and death.
Video Posted Online Claims To Show Jahi McMath Responding To TouchNearly a month after 13-year-old Jahi McMath was taken to a care facility, a video has been posted online that claims to show the girl who was declared brain dead responding to touch.
Jahi McMath Receives Feeding, Breathing TubesChristopher Dolan, the attorney for the girl's family, said doctors inserted the gastric tube and tracheostomy tube Wednesday at the undisclosed facility where Jahi McMath was taken Jan. 5.
After McMath Case, Battle Over Pregnant Woman Declared Brain Dead May Go To CourtWhile Jahi McMath’s family achieved its goal to move her to a long-term care facility, the case of a Texas hospital refusing to take a pregnant woman declared brain dead off a ventilator may soon be decided in court.
Experts: Clock Ticking For Jahi McMath After Move Out Of HospitalThe family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has achieved its goal of moving the girl to a new facility for long-term care, but medical experts say it may be just a matter of time before her body functions shut down completely.
Judge Allows Family To Move Girl Declared Brain Dead From Oakland Hospital To Another FacilityA judge said Friday that the mother of Jahi McMath may remove her from an Oakland hospital if she assumes full responsibility for the consequences.
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