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Hospital Will Not Charge Husband Of Brain Dead, Pregnant Woman

The husband who fought for weeks to take his brain dead pregnant wife off life support will not be responsible for the bills incurred during her stay at JPS Hospital in Fort Worth.

03/14/2014

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Munoz Life-Support Decision Could Lead To Change In Law

Marlise Munoz died after being taken off life support. After months of waiting her family is finally ready to give Marlise a proper burial, but getting to this point meant taking JPS Hospital in Fort Worth to court.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

Marlise Munoz (credit: CBS 11 News)

Hospital Takes Brain-Dead, Pregnant Woman Off Life Support

A strenuous battle between a distressed husband and father and John Peter Smith Hospital came to an end Sunday morning.

01/26/2014

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Ruling To End Life Support Of Pregnant Dead Woman Stands, For Now

One North Texas family prepares to go into the weekend with a decided court victory. Friday afternoon a judge ordered that Marlise Munoz, a brain-dead hospital patient who is pregnant, be removed from life support.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

Marlise Munoz (credit: CBS 11 News)

Hospital Ordered To Take Pregnant, Brain-Dead Woman Off Life Support

A judge on Friday ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support for a pregnant, brain-dead woman whose family had argued that she would not want to be kept in that condition.

01/24/2014

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Fight Continues Over Brain-Dead Texas Woman On Life Support

A Tarrant County District Judge is scheduled to consider a Haltom City man’s request to remove his pregnant, brain-dead wife from a ventilator.

01/24/2014

Marlise Munoz (credit: CBS 11 News)

Attorneys: Brain-Dead Texas Woman’s Fetus ‘Abnormal’

The pregnant, brain-dead North Texas woman being kept on life support over her family’s protests is carrying a fetus that is “distinctly abnormal,” attorneys for the woman’s husband said Wednesday.

01/22/2014

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Protestors Favor Hospital In Case Of Pregnant, Brain Dead Woman Kept Alive

Protestors gathered Sunday night outside JPS Hospital in Fort Worth, supporting the facility’s decision to keep a brain dead, pregnant woman on life support.

01/19/2014

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Family Of Pregnant Woman On Life Support Sues Hospital

The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman on Tuesday sued the hospital keeping her on life support, saying doctors are doing so against her and her family’s wishes.

01/14/2014