Myocardial Infarction (MI) / Heart Attack

by Bonner Law | Sep 16, 2022 | Medical Issues/Negligence

What Is a Myocardial Infarction (MI)? A Myocardial Infarction (MI) is a heart attack. The American Heart Association reports that nearly “every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a heart attack.” There are two types of heart attacks: NSTEMI and STEMI. NSTEMI: This occurs when there is a partial blockage of an artery that results in a reduction of oxygen to the heart. An NSTEMI will present itself as a decreased ST segment on the patient’s EKG. STEMI: This occurs when there is a full blockage of an artery that results in a complete lack of oxygen to...

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Heart Attack Misdiagnosis Or Failure To Diagnose Lawyer

by Bonner Law | Sep 15, 2022 | Medical Issues/Negligence

Have you or a loved one experienced heart attack misdiagnosis and need to reach out to a failure to diagnose lawyer? The CDC reports that every year, 805,000 people in the United States have a heart attack, otherwise referred to as a myocardial infarction. According to the CDC, one in five heart attacks is “silent” meaning that the patient does not experience any symptoms. A heart attack can lead to devastating life-long health complications and even death so timely diagnosing and properly treating a heart attack is crucial to the patient’s recovery. Unfortunately, hospitals and doctors do not always take...

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) And How A CRPS Lawyer Can Help You

by Bonner Law | Sep 01, 2022 | Medical Issues/Negligence

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), previously known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), affects 200,000 people in the United States annually with many looking to find a CRPS Lawyer that can help. The hallmark of CRPS is chronic, localized pain in a limb that has suffered nerve damage. There are two forms of CRPS: Type 1: Sympathetic Dystrophy Type 2: Causalgia Sympathetic Dystrophy occurs when the damaged nerve cannot be identified. On the other hand, causalgia develops when there is damage to a specific nerve. Causes Of CRPS It can often be difficult to identify the origin of your CRPS. It...

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