Certainly, if you have permanent heart damage it is worthwhile to get your medical records and consult with a medical malpractice attorney in your State. No one can say if you have a case until an expert in the field reviews the records and gives an opinion that the standard of care was breached by the doctor. Good luck
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The only way to know if there was malpractice is to retain a lawyer who can order all the medical records and bills and send to an expert to review to ascertain whether there was a breach of the standard of care.
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They may have made a mistake but you would have still needed the transfusion even had they diagnosed you timely. I do not see where this potential medical error caused you (1) serious injury; or (2) an exacerbation of your condition.
Keep in mind that Louisiana has just a 1-year statute of limitations for medical negligence cases. They call it "prescriptions" in your state. If you want to speak with an attorney, call around locally or use avvo. Don't delay.
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