What is our recourse if my husband suffered a heart attack during a minor surgery?

Question Details: My husband had day surgery to correct bone spurs on his shoulder. The surgery went fine but when the anesthesiologist gave him meds to wake from the surgery my husband had a heart attack. He has no previous history of any heart problems. He had yearly physicals and no one ever found anything wrong with his heart. Then 2 days after the heart attack, a cardiologist gave him a heart cathiter to try to find the underlying heart problem that could have caused this and the only problem with my husband's heart is damage from the heart attack. My husband didn't need a stint or have clogged arteries or anything that the doctors expected to find. Only heart damage from the heart attack.

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