Cardiac Medical Malpractice

19Jun

My father had a heart attack while in surgery. The hospital says bad reactions to anesthesia are not uncommon, but he has had surgery before without problems. Could he have a malpractice claim?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

If a doctor fails to obtain a thorough medical history, this can lead to serious problems. Anesthesia complications can also happen because a patient wasn’t properly evaluated before a procedure or carefully monitored during it. Some patients are allergic to…

19Jun

My husband died of a heart attack. He went to the doctor complaining of chest pain and other symptoms, but I think they missed his diagnosis. Do I have a claim for medical malpractice?

Posted by Christina Catedrilla in

Heart disease is the leading cause of death as reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). There are many instances where heart disease is preventable and controllable. There are tests and procedures that doctors can perform…