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.
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.
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.
Jahi Family's Attorney Says Case Could Set Precedent For Parents' RightsJahi McMath's family has removed the brain-dead teenager from Childrens Hospital Oakland, but her case is far from over as the hospital faces a state investigation and a potential lawsuit from the family.
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.
Jahi McMath Receiving Treatment At Undisclosed Catholic OrganizationJahi 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.
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.
Death Certificate Issued For Jahi McMath Even As Doctor Lined Up To Insert Breathing, Feeding TubesThe Alameda County Coroner issued a death certificate Friday for Jahi McMath, a 13 year old teen left brain dead after a tonsillectomy on December 9th, despite the family's efforts to keep her on a ventilator and move her to a care facility out of state. A doctor has also been found to perform the necessary procedures before moving her.
Children's Hospital Oakland, McMath Family Agree On Procedures To Move JahiAttorneys for Children’s Hospital Oakland and the family of a 13-year-old brain-dead girl agreed today on procedures that could allow her to be moved to another facility for further treatment.
Hospital, Family Lawyers In Conference For Jahi McMath CaseA federal magistrate was expected to meet Friday with lawyers to try to resolve a dispute over the care of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery.