Jahi McMath

  • Jahi McMath, Calif. teen declared brain dead, gets feeding tube

    1/9/14 3:30 PM

    The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery has gotten her the feeding and breathing tubes that they had been fighting for.

  • Jahi McMath's mom clear to take her from hospital

    1/3/14 7:29 PM

    A judge said Friday that the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery can remove her daughter from a California hospital if she assumes full responsibility for the consequences.

  • Jahi McMath's hospital will not allow outside doctor to help her

    12/31/13 8:31 PM


    Lawyer Douglas Straus said Tuesday that Children's Hospital Oakland would not permit the procedures on its premises because Jahi McMath is legally dead in the view of the doctors who have examined her.

  • Jahi McMath: Life support extended for another week

    12/30/13 11:24 PM

    The family of a girl who was declared brain dead after what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy received another reprieve Monday from a judge who ordered the 13-year-old to be kept on life support for another week.