Failure to Diagnose & Prevent a Heart Attack

Proven New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers

When you enter a hospital or other medical care facility with heart attack symptoms like numbness in the extremities and/or chest pain, you deserve proper medical care. These can be signs of a serious conditions and many heart attacks, when not properly addressed, can be fatal.

Appropriate medical care in these circumstances can include:

  • A one-on-one consultation with a doctor
  • An EKG test
  • A stress test. Stress tests are generally performed on a treadmill and measure your heart activity when your heart is operating a level similar to that which is achieved while shoveling snow or running.

If your medical care provider failed to detect a heart attack and instead sent you home with a diagnosis of heartburn, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) or another ailment, you may have a valid claim for medical malpractice.

Our New York City medical malpractice lawyers:

  • Have recovered dozens of six- and seven-figure awards for victims of medical malpractice
  • Are leaders of city, state and national trial and medical malpractice organizations
  • Are frequent authors and lecturers on the topic of medical malpractice

Get more than 30 years of legal experience on your side. Call our firm at (888) 260-0473 today.

Blood-thinning medications like Coumadin, Heparin and Lovenox, arterial collapse, arterial clogging and numerous other problems can lead to a heart attack. We have represented clients in failure-to-diagnose-heart-attack cases with ages ranging from the late 30s to the 60s and 70s. For a no-charge consultation regarding a potential medical malpractice claim involving the failure to diagnose a heart attack, contact us at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP today.

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