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Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead

Thu Sep 07 17:10:43 EDT 2017 | Philly.com
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 malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care paid for if they succeed. Alameda County Judge Stephen Pulido ruled Tuesday that it's up to a jury to determine whether Jahi McMath is alive, which would increase the damages jurors could award if they determi..

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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 ..
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..
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 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 ..
(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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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 declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may still be technically alive, allowing a malpra..
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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 ..
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..
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 ..
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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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