CHOP Doctors, Mother in Battle Over Fate of Son


(WTXF) – Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have declared him brain dead, but his mom is still fighting for his life. The family may have a new option for the boy’s care and treatment, but they’re going to need help to make that happen.

The court battle is just beginning and it could decide the fate of the 14-year-old boy.

Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be back in court Monday and the judge in the trial will have to decide who determines the boy’s fate. The question to be answered – is it the boy’s mother, who wants to keep him on life support? Or is it CHOP doctors who say the boy is brain dead?

CHOP doctors say they would like to remove the young teen from life support. His mother says her child is not brain dead.CONTINUE