Tonsillectomy

October 2014 Photo of Jahi McMath taken by her family (Photo Credit: The Dolan Law Firm)

Stanford Doctor Appointed By Court To Test Jahi McMath Disputes Family’s Claim She Is Alive

A 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.

10/08/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Video Posted Online Claims To Show Jahi McMath Responding To Touch

Nearly 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.

01/27/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Jahi McMath Receives Feeding, Breathing Tubes

Christopher 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.

01/08/2014

Jahi McMath pictured her with her mom.

Jahi Family’s Attorney Says Case Could Set Precedent For Parents’ Rights

Jahi 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.

01/07/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Experts: Clock Ticking For Jahi McMath After Move Out Of Hospital

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.

01/07/2014

Jahi McMath pictured her with her mom.

Jahi McMath Receiving Treatment At Undisclosed Catholic Organization

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.

01/06/2014

Jahi McMath pictured her with her mom.

Judge Allows Family To Move Girl Declared Brain Dead From Oakland Hospital To Another Facility

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.

01/04/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Death Certificate Issued For Jahi McMath Even As Doctor Lined Up To Insert Breathing, Feeding Tubes

The 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.

01/03/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Children’s Hospital Oakland, McMath Family Agree On Procedures To Move Jahi

Attorneys 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.

01/03/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Hospital, Family Lawyers In Conference For Jahi McMath Case

A 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.

01/03/2014

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