Texas Hospital Must Keep Girl on Life Support, Appeals Court Says

October 22, 2018

(Fort Worth Star Telegram) – An appeals court ruled Friday that a girl suffering from cancer can be maintained on life support in accordance with her parent’s wishes, according to the court clerk’s office for the Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth. Attorneys for Cook Children’s Medical Center, where Payton Summons is being kept on a ventilation machine, had appealed a judge’s decision extending an order to maintain the girl on life support until Monday.

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