Brain-dead teen receives feeding, breathing tubes

The family of a 13-year-old Jahi McMath, who was declared brain dead after a routine tonsil surgery in mid-December, has finally received the feeding and breathing tubes that her family been fighting for. The family’s attorney, Christopher Dolan, stated that “doctors inserted the gastric tube and tracheostomy tube Wednesday at the undisclosed facility where Jahi […]

3-year-old Hawaii girl dies after dental procedure

3-year-old Finley Boyle died after having what is considered a routine dental procedure — six fillings and four root canals. Boyle’s family has filed a malpractice suit against the Kailua, Hawaii dentist who performed the procedures which now includes wrongful death following her death on Friday, according to Rick Fried, attorney for the family, after […]

Brain-dead teen Jahi McMath to be removed from ventilator

Jahi McMath, 13, was declared brain dead Dec. 12, three days following tonsil surgery. The family’s lawyer, Christopher Dolan, said the surgery, aimed at treating Jahi’s sleep apnea, was considered routine, but after surgery Jahi began bleeding profusely, suffered a heart attack, and then brain swelling. Since then, the family has been battling with the […]

13-year-old girl declared brain-dead after routine tonsil surgery

A 13-year-old girl went to the hospital to have her tonsils removed and ended up brain-dead. According to the Oakland Tribune, Jahi McMath went to the Children’s Hospital Oakland on Dec. 9 to have the surgery. She was scheduled to leave the hospital on Dec. 10. However, while resting after her surgery, McMath began to […]