Does Having a Heart Attack or Stroke in Tampa, Florida Equal Medical Error?
Oftentimes people have questions is whether or not just because they’ve had a heart attack or a stroke, does that mean they they’ve experienced or been the victim of medical malpractice in Tampa, FL? Having a heart attack or having a stroke does not equate with medical malpractice unless there is a delay in recognizing the signs and symptoms that you have exhibited and reported to your medical provider in advance of experiencing the heart attack or the stroke, there is not necessarily a claim. So if you have been complaining about dizziness, sweating, pain in your heart after a meal without exertion those are some of the signs that should be known to your medical provider that you could be having some sort of process that would lead to a stroke or a heart attack. You should report any signs or symptoms that you have and see a medical provider immediately.
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This informational blog post was provided by Betsey Herd, an experienced Tampa, Florida Medical Malpractice Lawyer.