It is estimated that 20 million Americans experience sleep apnea. If you have experienced an injury related to sleep apnea misdiagnosis or substandard treatment, you might be able to recover compensation for your injury. Our Syracuse medical malpractice lawyers will investigate your claim with compassion and assist you get the answers you deserve. These cases are very tricky but having skill legal counsel on your side can make a big difference in your case.
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is defined as a possibly severe sleep condition in which the breathing recurrently stops and starts. It falls under two categories:
- Obstructive sleep apnea: this is the most common type and takes place when the throat muscles relax.
- Central sleep apnea: this takes place because the brain fails to send the right signs to the muscles that control an individual’s breathing.