Nearly a year after a judge declared a teen legally brain dead, the teen’s family is seeking a court order to declare her alive.
Jahi McMath, 13, will soon be on her way to a new facility in New York. She left Children's Hospital Oakland Sunday night in a private ambulance.
Children’s Hospital Oakland says a death certificate has been issued today for 13-year-old Jahi McMath.
A federal judge ordered mandatory settlement talks between Children's Hospital Oakland and the family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath. The teen has been declared legally brain dead by several doctors, and the hospital considers her deceased.
The family of Terri Schiavo has joined with the family of a brain dead teenage girl to continue the fight to keep her on life support. Jahi McMath, 13, has been declared legally dead by doctors at Children's Hospital Oakland, as well as by an independent doctor brought in by a court.
The family of a 13-year-old girl who has been declared brain dead following complications from a tonsillectomy is fighting to move her to a nursing home. Doctors have diagnosed Jahi McMath as being beyond the point of a possible recovery, but her family is holding out hope for a miraculous recovery.
A court-appointed doctor has declared a California teen legally brain dead after a tonsillectomy.
An independent expert will examine a 13-year-old declared legally brain dead following a routine tonsillectomy.
Relatives of a 13-year-old girl say hospital officials have declared her legally brain dead and plan to take her off life support following a tonsillectomy.