A 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.
Six months after doctors at Children’s Hospital Oakland declared her brain dead, KPIX 5 has learned that 13-year-old Jahi McMath was moved to a hospital on the East Coast.
While 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.
The family of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy, will begin discussions today on whether to appeal a judge’s decision regarding her life support.
With a family fighting a hospital to keep their daughter who has been declared brain dead on life support, a California judge on Monday ordered the hospital to keep treating 13-year-old Jahi McMath for another week as a second medical evaluation is conducted.
A judge Monday appointed an outside medical expert who will conduct an independent evaluation of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who has been on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland since she suffered complications after a tonsillectomy earlier this month.
A judge has ordered a Bay Area hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.
The family of a 13-year-old Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after she suffered complications following a routine surgery is going to court Friday to seek an injunction that would bar Children’s Hospital Oakland officials from taking her off of life support.
The family of an Oakland 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead following a tonsillectomy last week held a prayer vigil Wednesday night, hoping for a miracle.
The family of a girl who was declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital Oakland last week has stepped up their fight to keep her on life support.