$450,000 Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Cardiac Disease
- Date: Summer 2003
- Attorney: Ken Elwood
- Settlement: $450,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose and Treat, Abnormal Cardiac Condition, Wrongful Death
BG partner Ken Elwood recently settled a wrongful death case on behalf of the estate of a 48-year-old woman who died from an undetected cardiac condition. Mistakenly, her doctors thought that she had gastroesophaegeal reflux disease (GERD) when she was actually having chest pain from a myocardial infarction.