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Heart Attack and Stroke Malpractice Attorneys in Haddonfield, NJ

Experienced New Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers Help Heart Attack & Stroke Victims in Camden County, Gloucester County, and Throughout South Jersey

Have you suffered a Heart Attack or Stroke and need to consult with a personal injury attorney? Call The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. to schedule a free initial consultation. We have the experience handling serious injury cases.

Heart attack and Stroke are both cardiovascular diseases, which are the nation’s leading killers for both men and women and among all racial and ethnic groups. More than 60 million Americans have some form of cardiovascular disease and more than 2,600 people die each day as a result. This amounts to the death of one American every 33 seconds. Risk factors for cardiovascular disease include high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, tobacco use, physical inactivity, poor nutrition, obesity and diabetes. Physicians can make errors in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease that deprives patients of the opportunity for prevention and/or cure. A heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) occurs when there is insufficient blood flow to the heart that causes infarction (death) of myocardial muscle cells. Angina also results from insufficient blood flow to the heart but without actual infarction of tissue. The development of angina or an increase in anginal symptoms often precedes and foreshadows an actual heart attack. Careful history taking and physical examination combined with diagnostic tests of varying complexity can allow physicians to diagnose cardiac disease and to begin treatment that can lessen or avert heart attacks. Such tests include the electrocardiogram (EKG), stress testing, cardiac imaging studies and angiography.

Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack Saves Lives in Marlton, New Jersey

A stroke or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when there is either insufficient blood flow to the brain (an occlusive or ischemic strokes) or hemorrhage in the brain (a hemorrhagic stroke) that causes the death of brain cells. A Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) results from insufficient blood flow to the brain that causes transient neurological deficits but does not cause without actual infarction of tissue. The development of temporary neurological symptoms may precede and foreshadow an ischemic stroke. Hemorrhagic strokes are often associated with high blood pressure, and diagnosis and treatment of the high blood pressure can help prevent them. Careful history taking and physical examination combined with diagnostic tests of varying complexity can allow physicians to diagnose cardiac disease and to begin treatment that can lessen or avert strokes. Such tests include the CT Scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positive emission tomography scan (PET Scan), and angiography.

Diagnosis and treatment of risk factors for cardiovascular disease helps prevent heart attacks and strokes. Immediate treatment within hours of a heart attack or stroke is necessary to minimize the damage. While not all heart attacks and strokes are preventable or treatable, many are. For more information on cardiovascular disease, click on any of the links on our Medical Malpractice links on our resource links page.

Schedule a Free Consultation Regarding an Injury Caused by a Heart Attack or Stroke in Camden, NJ – Contact The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C.

The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. are located in South Jersey but because of our outstanding reputation we commonly represent clients throughout the entire state of New Jersey including nut not limited to Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, Atlantic County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Salem County, Mercer County, Ocean County, Monmouth County, Cherry Hill, Voorhees, Haddonfield, Marlton, Medford, Mt. Holly, Moorestown, Woodbury, Williamstown, Pennsauken, Atlantic City, Wildwood, Hammonton, Vineland, Berlin, Atco, Collingswood, Turnersvile, Glassboro, Washington Township, and Camden.

Mike V

Mike Berger of Andres & Berger handled my case over a six year period. He and the team examined every detail to get the best outcome. They were honest, candid and communicative throughout the whole process. It was a long ordeal but could not have been handled more professionally. I highly recommend.

Yadira R.

I just want to say thank you for what you have done for me and my family throughout the years. You made us feel like family, not just clients. You were always very detailed when it came to our cases and tried everything in your power to get us all the help we needed.

Gregory W.

Our family appreciated your unfailing attention to detail. There were last minute snags, we seldom worried that something would fall through the cracks, but you anticipated every contingency. Your firm demonstrated a veracity for the truth, a strong work ethic and overall impeccable character in dealing with our case.

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