Q: I was misdiagnosed by an ER. They said i had pleurisy when i had actually had a massive heart attack.
i suffered and got worse for months until a doctor finally figured out, from the ER's EKG that I had a heart attack, and major blockage. Do I have a negligence or malpractice case?
You could possibly have one. An attorney couldn't offer a definitive answer based on these brief facts alone. But what you describe is the legal theory of "failure to diagnose." As a starting point, you could contact a Nevada medical malpractice attorney to discuss the matter in further detail. If the attorney felt that you could have the basis for a case, they could request your records and review them with a medical professional. Most med mal attorneys offer free initial consults. Good luck
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