This case involves a 52-year-old female patient with a history of high cholesterol and anxiety who presented with complaints of severe back pain. Although the defendant physician was aware of the patient’s symptoms and medical history, he did not perform a thorough cardiac workup or transfer the patient to the hospital for further investigation. The patient underwent an EKG, which was inconclusive and non-diagnostic for early heart attack. The defendant physician diagnosed the patient with a muscle spasm, gave her a prescription for muscle relaxers, and sent her home. Over the following weeks, the patient suffered several additional episodes of back and arm pain. Since she was told by the defendant physician that the pain was muscular, she took her muscle relaxers as prescribed and did not suspect that her pain had a cardiogenic source. One day while she was home, she lost consciousness. Despite CPR and advanced cardiac life support protocols, she remained in a cardiac arrest. The patient was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead on arrival. The cause of death was acute myocardial infarct. It was alleged that the defendant failed to provide a thorough cardiac workup and preventative care to the patient.