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TODAY   |  January 03, 2014

Judge orders ‘settlement conference’ over brain-dead girl

A federal judge ordered attorneys for the family of Jahi McMath and the Children’s Hospital in Oakland to hold a “mandatory settlement conference.” The girl was declared brain-dead after complications from a tonsillectomy; her family has been battling to keep the girl alive and move her to a facility in New York.

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>> a california girl declared brain dead could be decided today. she was declared brain dead on december 12th after complications. her family has been battling children's hospital in oakland, california to keep her alive and move her to a facility in new york. on tuesday a federal judge ordered attorneys for the families and the hospital to hold a mandatory settlement conference . that discussion will take place today in oakland.