Heart Attack And Pulmonary Embolism
If you or a loved one has suffered a heart attack or pulmonary embolism that could have been prevented if not for the negligence of a doctor, you have the right to take action. You have the right to pursue compensation.
We can help. At the law firm of McKeen & Associates, our lawyers have spent more than 30 years helping people in Michigan and beyond. We have focused our careers on medical malpractice. We know how to handle these cases and we know how to get positive results.
A Strong Record Of Positive Results For Our Clients
Our law firm has built a strong record of multimillion-dollar results. For four out of the past seven years, our team has held the record for the largest verdict in the state. This is because we are willing to truly dedicate ourselves to every case we handle. We will dedicate ourselves to your case.
Medical malpractice cases involving heart attacks come in a variety of shapes and sizes. We can handle all of them, including those that involve:
- A patient who goes to an emergency room with chest pains, only to be turned away due to failure to diagnose a heart attack
- A patient with warning signs of a heart attack, such as an irregular heartbeat, who is not provided anticoagulants to prevent a medical emergency
Like heart attack cases, pulmonary embolism cases can come in many forms, from those that could have been prevented if not for a doctor’s misdiagnosis to those that are directly caused by negligence. Examples include:
- A doctor fails to recognize blood clots that formed while a patient was traveling by air, and the clot leads to a pulmonary embolism.
- A doctor fails to provide anticoagulants, even though a patient has shown warning signs of pulmonary embolism, such as trouble breathing or other lung issues.
Even if you are not aware of specifically what caused a heart attack or pulmonary embolism, but you feel medical malpractice was involved, our team knows how to carefully examine every case.
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