Paula Koczan Successfully Defends Wrongful Death and Survival Action Case

    Successfully defended a wrongful death and survival action arising from the care and treatment which the defendant physician provided to decedent, following admission to the hospital for what was diagnosed as pneumonia and possible CHF. After a five day admission, the patient was discharged. Within hours of his arrival at home, he experienced cardiac arrest. Despite appropriate resuscitation he could not be revived. A subsequently performed autopsy revealed the cause of death to be sudden cardiac death.

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