What is Dental Malpractice?
Dental Malpractice occurs when the treatment provided by a dentist or dental assistant does not meet the standard of care required and thereby leads to serious personal injuries. A Kentucky Dental Malpractice Lawyer can help you recover damages that usually come in the form of medical bills and other expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, disfigurement, future medical bills, and a diminished quality of life. Common examples of Dental Malpractice include:
- Failure to timely detect Periodontal & Gum Disease
- Failure to timely detect Oral Cancer
- Substandard Tooth Extractions such as extraction of the wrong tooth
- Substandard Dental Implants
- Substandard Root Canals
- Substandard Cosmetic Treatments
How Can A Lawyer Help Me With My Dental Malpractice Case?
In a Dental Malpractice case, a lawsuit is almost always filed because a settlement would be an admission of negligence which could adversely affect a dentist’s career. Therefore, it a good idea to hire a Dental Malpractice Lawyer who will take depositions, subpoena records, hire expert witnesses, and manage your lawsuit to ensure that you receive the help you need to recover from the injuries you sustained as a result of Dental Malpractice.
We Can Guide You Through Your Kentucky Dental Malpractice Case
If you’re ready to talk to a Kentucky Dental Malpractice Lawyer about your case, we encourage you to give us a call or submit a form on our contact page. Consultations are always free and we are always happy to assist you in any way as you move forward with your Kentucky Dental Malpractice case. Our expenses and fees are a reasonable percentage of the settlement or verdict that we obtain for you. If we don’t win your case, you don’t owe us a penny.