Tulsa, OK asked in Medical Malpractice for Oklahoma

Q: was giving haldol when I have documented long qt syndrome in chart and caused heart attack. malpractice?

have long qt syndrome, was on blood thinners and blood pressure medication, had lung trouble / breathing problems. All this is clearly stated in the drug info as circumstances to avoid when giving this medication to a patient . was given as a anti-anxiety because was experiencing icu delerium (at the time prescribed valum) after medical proxy protest

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

A: Contact a member of the Ok Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical cases. They give free consultations. Unless it could be proven that but for the haldol you wouldn't have had the heart attack you don't have a case. A "might have" or "could have" isn't enough.

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