Dental and Medical Malpractice
The firm has represented numerous solo practitioners, small, medium and large dental and medical groups and clinics, as well as well as nonprofit organizations, and mental health care facilities since the inception of our firm. The representation of health care providers for over 25 years has included general dentists, periodontists, prosthodontists, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and endodontists in the field of dentistry, as well as cosmetic surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, neurosurgeons, speech and hearing therapists, radiologists, otolaryngologists, psychologists and psychiatrists, pharmacists, nurses, and therapists.
An example of the types of cases in which we have defended dentists and specialists include, but is not limited to, cases involving full mouth reconstructions, failure of implants, lingual nerve paresthesias from lower wisdom tooth extractions, sinus perforations, broken/separated root canal files, calcium hydroxide injury, intrusion of implants on surrounding nerves, anesthetic injection nerve injury, failure to diagnose oral cancer, root resorption from orthodontic treatment, and wrongful death cases from anesthesia.
Cases involving the defense of medical providers include, but is not limited to, breach of the standard of care issues involving surgery, postoperative complications, failure to diagnose, wrongful death, informed consent issues, laser injuries, nerve injuries, and paraplegia.
The firm is active with providing ongoing support to dentists and doctors in the designing of informed consents for their patients. This support includes seminars which have been provided to dentists throughout the State of California. Our firm also has extensive experience in the area of pharmacist’s defense, having designed policy manuals for major pharmacies.