The 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.
An 18-year-old man is in critical condition and on life support at a Bay Area hospital after he was shot in the head at an intersection in Watsonville Sunday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
A 2-year-old girl from San Leandro is on life support after she was found unconscious in a swimming pool late Sunday morning while visiting relatives in Vallejo, police said.
Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital last Thursday morning after she went in for a procedure on her vocal cords at the Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic.
A man who was beaten in an alleged hate crime in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle will be taken off life support Wednesday afternoon.
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.