Patient with misdiagnosed heart attack awarded £40,000.00

Published: 12th June 2018

We were instructed by a Client to pursue a claim against Barnsley Hospital relating to a failure to identify the claimant was in the early stages of a heart attack.

As a result of the misdiagnosis, he was told he had a chest infection, the claimant did not receive the medication to avoid a full-blown heart attack and as a result, suffered damage to his heart.

Fortunately, the damage to the heart was not long term, but his recovery from the heart attack caused a significant reduction in his earnings.

We settled the claim on the claimant’s behalf for £40,000.00.

If you or a loved one have received medical misdiagnosis or another medical procedure that has gone wrong, give us a call on 01226 731314 and we will advise you as to whether we can help on a ‘no win no fee’ basis. We have solicitors who can also help with accidents at work or road traffic accidents.

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