Family Sues City $50 Million After Their Daughter With Cerebral Palsy Was Declared Dead, Only to Be Found Alive Hours Later
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Family Sues City $50 Million After Their Daughter With Cerebral Palsy Was Declared Dead, Only to Be Found Alive Hours Later

A Southfield, Michigan family is suing the city and four first responders they called for help after they accidentally declared 20-year-old Timesha Beauchamp dead even though she was still reportedly very much alive. Sadly, months after the EMTs’ mistake, Beauchamp passed away in October, according to the Associated Press. On August 23, Beauchamp’s family called 911 when they found the 20-year-old struggling to breathe. However, when the EMTs and paramedics arrived, they declared her dead. Beauchamp had cerebral palsy. RELATED: A Year After Losing His Son in a Drowning Incident, Granger Smith Is Opening Up About How It Changed Him As the AP reports, one of the paramedics was on the phone with a doctor and told that doctor that Beauchamp had been “unresponsive for 30 minutes and showed no signs of life.” As a result, Beauchamp wasn’t taken to a hospital but rather Cole Funeral Home in Detroit. An hour later, the funeral home called 911 again, the AP reports because Beauchamp was very much alive. Staff at the funeral home said they “saw her chest moving when they went to collect her from her Southfield home.” Every since that day, Beauchamp had been hospitalized in critical condition. In a statement

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