Children’s Hospital Oakland
The 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.
Jahi McMath’s family lawyer has said she has been relocated to an undisclosed Catholic organization where she is receiving treatment, but now he plans on suing the spokesman for Children’s Hospital Oakland.
Jahi McMath was taken by a critical care team and released to the coroner. The coroner then released her into the custody of her mother, Nailah Winkfield.
In a live interview on KPIX 5 Sunday morning, Chris Dolan — the attorney for the family of Jahi McMath — said he has arranged for the brain-dead teen to be moved from Children’s Hospital Oakland before a court-ordered Tuesday deadline.
A judge said Friday that the mother of Jahi McMath may remove her from an Oakland hospital if she assumes full responsibility for the consequences.
Family Of Girl Declared Brain Dead To Ask Court To Order Feeding, Breathing Tubes At Oakland Hospital
The family for a 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain dead three weeks ago will go to federal court on Friday to seek an order that would require Children’s Hospital Oakland to install tubes so she can be moved to another facility.
The family of Jahi McMath said the 13-year-old girl , who was declared brain-dead after tonsil surgery, could soon be moved to a new facility on the East Coast.
The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network has been working behind the scenes to help get 13-year-old Jahi McMath moved to a care facility.
The family of Jahi McMath and Children’s Hospital Oakland held dueling news conferences Tuesday in what has become a war of words.
The case of Jahi McMath is a very emotional one and the medical and ethical aspects are complex. KPIX5 asked Dr. David Magnus, a Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford and also the Chair of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, “what is death?”