Chest pain is the most common sign of a heart attack, but it’s not always a crushing, sudden pain. It can also present as just an uncomfortable feeling such as squeezing or heaviness. You might mistake it for heartburn. It may last for more than a few minutes or go away and come back. Your doctor or the emergency room physician may also misdiagnose it which can lead to further pain, suffering, injury and wrongful death. As misdiagnosed heart attacks are a common occurrence you may be able to obtain benefits and compensation if the oversight, and missed treatment options, caused economic damages. Let our cardiology malpractice attorneys review your claim free of charge.
Benefits that can be awarded in heart attack claims range based on the circumstances leading up to the cardiac event, where it happened and the process for diagnosing it.
If you, or someone you care for, suffered the heart attack at work then workers’ comp benefits such as lost wage benefits, disability benefits and medical care. may be an option.
In the event that your heart attack occurred due to a dangerous drug or medication the drug manufacturer may be held liable.
All cardiac events can also be medical malpractice claims if they occurred during surgery, if the diagnosed was delayed or it went undetected and therefore misdiagnosed.
No matter what caused your myocardial infarction you have rights and may be eligible for compensation. Our network of injury lawyers handle these claims and more. Please contact our legal advocates now for a free case review. All liable parties will be identified and they will get you the maximum compensation. If they do not then you do not pay a fee of any kind.
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