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Failure to Recognize Congenital Heart Defect Symptoms Results in Cardiac Arrest

Client was born with congenital heart defects that were recognized and some where corrected with surgery. Not all of the defects could be corrected and client required regular monitoring. From birth through her teenage years, client underwent annual tests that consistently revealed a congenital defect with the electrical system of Alana's heart. However, client remained asymptomatic from a cardiac perspective. Following the retirement of her pediatrician, our client came under the care of two new cardiac doctors. These doctors examined client annually but failed to recognize that the various test results revealed different conditions that showed that client was, in fact, exhibiting physical symptoms of her congenital defect. On August 12, 2001, one month after her last annual evaluation, client suffered a catastrophic cardiac arrest. Although she was eventually resuscitated our client suffered an anoxic brain injury that left her in totally dependent state. The client was represented by The Caring Lawyers at Rosen Louik & Perry. Our lawyers were able to prove that the cardiologists were negligent and the case resolved for $3,600,000.

When a diagnosis isn't reached in time, the result can be catastrophic. If you or a loved one have suffered similarly to our client, you can trust that the Pittsburgh Malpractice Attorneys at The Caring Lawyers will do everything they can to help. All new clients are eligible for a free phone evaluation. Email or Call us today: 800-440-5297.

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