Nataline Sarkisyan

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: leukemia patient whose health insurance company reversed its decision not to pay for a liver transplant only hours before her death who had received a bone marrow transplant from her brother but developed a complication that caused her liver to fail, in which the Philadelphia-based Cigna HealthCare had at first refused to pay for the liver transplant on grounds it was experimental.

 

 

Cause of Death: Leukemia

 

Born: July 10, 1990

 

Died: December 20, 2007

 

Location: Glendale, California