Fatal Heart Attack Misdiagnosis Leads to $4.5 Million Jury Verdict

A Burbank California jury awarded the wife and family of a 51-year old decedent $4.5 million for misdiagnosing a fatal heart attack. Thomas Miller went to Dr. Colin Cooper complaining of chest pains. According to the family’s attorney, Dr. Cooper misdiagnosed the heart attack and administered a stress test to Miller who later died of a heart attack.
The jury awarded his family $3.5 million in general damages and $1 million in economic damages in the medical malpractice case.