Cardiac Death Suit Reinstated Over Improper Dismissal

Law360, New York (June 15, 2017, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court revived a lawsuit accusing a cardiologist of contributing to a woman’s death by failing to diagnose and treat a condition in which fluid built up around her heart, finding on Wednesday that a lower court had improperly used a hearing on expert testimony to dismiss the suit.

The New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division on Wednesday reinstated a lawsuit filed on behalf of Blanca Aguilar, who died after treatment at the New York Hospital Queens, ruling that the judge had acted...
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