A Misdiagnosis Or Delayed Diagnosis Of Heart Trouble Can Be Fatal
When you go to the hospital or to a doctor, you have the right to expect that you will receive appropriate treatment. All too often, doctors disregard chest pains, arm pain, shortness of breath and other symptoms of a heart attack. Instead of receiving appropriate treatment, patients are sent home. When medical professionals fail to diagnose your heart attack, and you are injured as a result, you have the right to take legal action against those responsible.
We Seek Damages When Medical Professionals Make Critical Mistakes
At Klein & Carney Co., L.P.A., attorneys Larry Klein and Chris Carney have more than 71 years of combined experience achieving results for people who have been injured as a result of a medical professional’s negligence. You can depend on our law firm to take strong action against those responsible for your injury.
Misdiagnosis Is Common
Many heart attacks are initially misdiagnosed as heartburn, acid reflux, panic attack, stress or other relatively minor conditions. Further, women and younger people are at greater risk for heart attack misdiagnosis, since these groups do not fit the description of a typical heart attack victim. We will work to recover damages for the present and future medical costs you are forced to incur due to malpractice, as well as your damages for lost income, and pain and suffering.
Our Cleveland lawyers prepare every case with the intention of taking it to trial. This is especially important in medical malpractice cases since hospitals, doctors and their insurers often contest every part of a medical malpractice claim.
Our law firm recovered a $700,000 settlement on behalf of a client for a physician’s failure to diagnose acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). See other case summaries on our Case Results page.
We Serve Clients Throughout Northeastern Ohio
If you or a loved one has suffered a heart attack due to misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis, give us a call. Call 216-502-3947, or use our online contact form. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to discuss your situation.