If I suffered a pulmonary embolism as the result of birth control that was prescribed, do I have a case?

Question Details: About 1 1/2 years ago, I went to OBGYN/Primary physician inquiring about my fertility. Her first step was to issue me birth control. She failed to tell me that combining this birth control with cigarettes could be harmful. A month later I had chest and arm pains after two nights of no sleep and finally went to the ER. I was held 2 days at the hospital due to a pulmonary embolism that was a result of this OBGYN's "treatment for balancing hormones". Hormone imbalance was never the subject matter, as I said before I was checking for my fertility. I found out recently that my aunt saw her for depression symptoms and this same doctor put her on birth control as treatment. This is not just a matter of money; this has increased my chances of death by 60% and cancer by 70%. I can't stand to think about the next person who gets messed up because of this malpractice.

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