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Jahi McMath, declared brain dead, may technically be alive: judge

Fri Sep 08 11:09:50 EDT 2017 | NY Daily News
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 Stephen Pulido is allowing a malpractice lawsuit against a hospital to move forward, possibly setting up Jahi McMath's family to have her care paid for if they are successful. A jury could award unlimited economic damages for ongoing medical care, which Jahi's family could not claim if she were declared dead. The judge rule..

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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..
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..
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 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..
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 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 (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..
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..
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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 a mal..
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