Newnan, GA asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia

Q: Can i sue a hospital for giving me a heart attack with overdose of medications

complaining of neck pain back pain and chest pain i was given a ECG and full blood panel and then taken to the back. The nurse came in and i was given 3 doses of Nitro tablets and chest X-rays Mri the doctor came in and said your ECG was normal and blood work was normal no heart problems but my back was bad and he gave me the steroid shot i stop breathing had really bad chest pains. They sent me home came back next day left there went to another emergency room because they wouldn't wait on me thats when i learned i had a heart attack didn't have heart problems till after the shot and it was double the dose recommended

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: You have a potential claim. Whether it's worth bringing or not depends on the fallout from having a possibly outside generated cardiac event and what the event was. Call a member of the Ga. Trial Lawyers Assn who handles malpractice --they give free consultations.

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