Las Vegas Pulmonary Embolism Injury Lawyer

A pulmonary embolism refers to the blockage of a main lung artery. It is caused by a blood clot that developed in another part of an individual's body, broke off and traveled to the lungs, causing severe complications. When a pulmonary embolism occurs, it can be for a number of reasons, including doctor or other health care provider error. If you suspect that medical malpractice caused your pulmonary embolism, or that of a loved one, it is important to contact an attorney immediately to discuss your case.

At The Gage Law Firm, PLLC, our attorneys have experience handling cases involving medical malpractice, including pulmonary embolisms. We evaluate each potential case using the combined legal-medical knowledge of our team of attorneys, one of whom is also a board-certified physician.

Delivering Results For Individuals Throughout Nevada Injured As A Result Of Failure To Diagnose Or Treat Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism can occur for different reasons such as:

  • Deep vein thrombosis — The most common cause of pulmonary embolisms, it involves blood clots in deep veins that break free and travel to the lungs.
  • Tumors
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Failure of doctors to appropriately manage blood thinners

Left undetected or untreated, pulmonary embolism can lead to death. Doctors and other health care providers know that risk of pulmonary embolism increases with your risk of blood clots. They are responsible for the careful monitoring of patients who have an increased risk.

The Gage Law Firm, PLLC | Pulmonary Embolism Injury Law Firm In Las Vegas Serving Clients Throughout Nevada

If you or a loved one needs legal help after a pulmonary embolism injury, you deserve fair compensation. For a free initial consultation, contact a lawyer at The Gage Law Firm, PLLC, online or call us at 702-869-0800 or toll free at 866-974-1137.