For many people going to the dentist isn’t the most enjoyable biannual appointment, but you take comfort in the fact that you’ll receive quality care during your visit. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case in Dearborn, MI and if you have been harmed while under the care of your dentist, you may be able to pursue a dental malpractice claim.
Dental malpractice typically involves harm to a patient due to substandard care. This can range from the failure to diagnose and treat an oral condition to intentional misconduct. Some examples include:
To make a successful case for a dental malpractice claim, several facts must be established:
If you believe that you or a loved one have been injured due to medical negligence on the part of a dentist, oral surgeon, endodontist, orthodontist or any other dental specialist, you may be able to recover compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and any other damages relating to your injury.
The dental malpractice lawyers at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. can help. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys can:
If you are seeking legal advice in Dearborn, contact the Michigan law firm with a winning record. Our attorneys have experience and knowledge in a range of practice areas that include personal injury cases, workers’ compensation and medical malpractice. Our senior partner, Eileen Kroll is a seasoned trial lawyer and registered nurse who understands the legal and medical fields, and will fight for justice and compensation on your behalf.
Suffering from dental malpractice can be physically, emotionally and financially crippling. Contact our law office at 866-MICH-LAW for a confidential free consultation.
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