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Girl thought to be brain dead may still be alive, judge says

Thu Sep 07 08:51:51 EDT 2017 | NJ.com
OAKLAND, Calif.-- A Northern California judge says a teen girl in New Jersey declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive. The judge ruled Tuesday that Jahi McMath's lawsuit against Children's Hospital in Oakland can proceed and that it's up to a jury to decide whether the girl is dead. The hospital had argued that the girl was barred from seeking damages because the county coroner signed a death certificate in January 2014. The case has..

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A California judge ruled that Jahi McMath, a Bay Area teen girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpr..
Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, says her Christian beliefs compel her fight to keep her daughter on life support. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File) SAN FRANCISCO (AP..
A California judge has ruled that a teenage girl declared brain-dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit ..
This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows 13-year-old Jahi McMath.The family of Jahi McMath will finally be able to present their case to a jury ..
(Newser) – Three years after a 13-year-old California girl was pronounced dead after tonsil surgery, a judge in Alameda County has ruled that she may be alive, legally speaking. In..
This could be one of the biggest bioethics cases since Terri Schiavo. Jahi McMath, the Oakland teenager whose brain death case has sparked national debate, may not currently fit th..
Photo: Uncredited, AP The family of Jahi McMath will finally be able to present their case to a jury that the 13-year-old comatose girl is alive — three years after she was declare..
A teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago following a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, a California judge has ruled. Alameda County Judge Steph..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California judge ruled that a teen girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpra..
Photo: Courtesy Of The Dolan Law Firm This undated file photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath, the girl who was declared brain dead after a tonsill..
A California judge will permit the family of a comatose teen girl who was declared brain dead over three years ago to make their case that she is still technically alive. The San F..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing ..
A California judge has ruled that a teen girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit aga..
A California judge has ruled that a teenage girl declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit ..
SAN FRANCISCO — A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a mal..
OAKLAND, Calif.-- A Northern California judge says a teen girl in New Jersey declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive..
SAN FRANCISCO –  A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing..
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