I am so sorry for your loss. While this is an extremely difficult time for you and your family, I commend you for looking into possible alternatives to explain the end conclusion while some of the facts are still fresh in your memory.
Malpractice cases are complex in determining where the standard of care was breached. The details of giving a complete answer with the limited facts of the question cannot be done here unfortunately. I would recommend contacting our office or another medical malpractice attorney found here on AVVO as soon as possible.
Best of luck with your case and I am so sorry for your loss.
I am sorry you lost your sister under such tragic circumstances. You certainly should speak to a medical malpractice attorney. Consultations are generally free. I must add that unless you have extensive medical training, there is no way you can know that your sister's death was the fault of the health care providers. That's why you need a lawyer, and why lawyers need experts to help them. At the very least you will get some answers, and I know that is a lot more important than getting money when you have lost somebody you love.
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I'm terribly sorry for your loss. The case certainly deserves to be investigated by an experienced medical malpractice attorney, who will obtain the relevant records and imaging studies and review them with appropriate specialists. Bear in mind that if your sister was 27 years old, those legally entitled to bring a claim would be her Estate, a spouse and/or her children. Best wishes.
It sounds like all of the medical records need to be studied to determine who, if anyone, violated the standard of care causing the death.
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I am very sorry for your loss. You should definitely have a local, experienced medical malpractice attorney review your potential case. Good luck.
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I agree that an attorney should evaluate the medical records. I have a Masters degree in cardiac physiology and would be happy to review them as we'll as the other qualified attorneys who have responded.
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