Family of Jahi McMath, teen declared brain dead, sues hospital

March 3, 2015 9:09 PM

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Family of Jahi McMath, teen declared brain dead, sues hospital

OAKLAND, Calif. -- The family of an Oakland teenager who was declared brain dead after complications from surgery in 2013 plans to file a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland with new details about the allegedly botched surgery, CBS San Francsico reports.

The 12-page complaint, which seeks unspecified damages, documents the hours following 13-year-old Jahi McMath's operation in December 2013, according to The Oakland Tribune. It details the loss of at least 2 pints of blood, her heart attack, a doctor arriving hours later and the hospital's plans to ...

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