Failure to Timely Diagnose and Treat Cardiac Disease


Settlement Amount: $425,000.00
Settlement Date: 6/1998
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Death of 70-year-old retired patient due to failure on the part of his physicians to timely intervene with necessary coronary bypass surgery while Decedent was hospitalized for a cardiac workup. Patient is survived by his wife and adult children. Claim was pursued under the Federal Tort Claims Act as the Decedent was a Veteran (FTCA). The case was settled prior to trial.
Court: United States Federal District Court

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