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Jury trial begins in wrongful death lawsuit

The trial of a wrongful death lawsuit brought against a cardiologist and his team began recently. The plaintiff, the 91 year old father of the 65 year-old victim, sued the doctors, alleging medical malpractice during their care of his son in January 2005. The medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that the doctor failed to get an angiograph done in a timely manner despite repeated medical indications that it was needed immediately. The victim was sent to the cardiologist in December of 2004 after experiencing symptoms of a heart attack. By the time the doctor looked at the patient, it was too late because much of the victim’s heart muscle had been permanently damaged.

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