Failure to Diagnose Heart Defect

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An undiagnosed heart defect is like a ticking bomb that can go off at any time. If you have suffered a heart attack, aneurysm, stroke or cardiac arrest due to a congenital heart defect, you should discuss your case with a NJ medical malpractice lawyer. Your doctor may have been negligent in not diagnosing the defect.

At Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP, our New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers have obtained many of the most significant case results in New Jersey for plaintiffs with medical negligence claims related to misdiagnosis of serious medical conditions. We have the integrity, experience and passion to fight aggressively for the full and fair compensation you are entitled to under the law. With offices in Edison, Red Bank and Toms River, our NJ medical mistakes lawyers represent medical negligence victims and their families throughout New Jersey.

Did Your Doctor Fail to Diagnose Your Heart Defect?

There are many different types of congenital heart defects. Some of the most common heart defects include:

  • Aortic or pulmonary valve stenosis
  • Atrial septal defect
  • Atrioventricular septal defect
  • Coarctation of the aorta
  • Ebstein’s anomaly
  • Patent ductus arteriosus
  • Pulmonary atresia
  • Single ventricle anomaly
  • Transposition of the great arteries

Not every case of death or injury due to a congenital heart defect is due to medical malpractice. Sometimes a health care provider can do everything he or she is supposed to do and still not discover a heart defect in time to treat it. However, if a doctor failed to diagnose your heart defect despite observable symptoms, failed to order appropriate tests or failed to properly interpret test results, you may have a case of medical negligence.

New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP  are Experienced with Misdiagnosis of Heart Defects 

We offer a free initial consultation to evaluate your case. Call Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP at 732-384-1331 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey medical malpractice lawyer.