Pulmonary Embolism Law and Legal Definition

Pulmonary embolism refers to a sudden blockage in a lung artery. It is one of the life-threatening causes of chest pain.

The following is an example of a case law on pulmonary embolism:

Pulmonary embolism means there was a formed blood clot in the pulmonary artery. The clot was all fiber, indicating it was formed before death. [Manley v. American Packing Co., 363 Mo. 744, 748 (Mo. 1952)].