January 31, 2023
Healthcare law – a year in review.
Over the course of the last year, there have been many interesting judgements in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in relation to healthcare and personal injury law....
While errors during dental treatment and surgery are rare, when they do occur the damage can lead to considerable damage, injury, pain, and loss of function.
With the growth in the number and type of dental services available in Ireland in recent decades, the price of choice can sometimes come in the form of poor quality and standards. Dental errors are not solely made by dentists; any persons offering dental care, including technicians, hygienists, orthodontists and surgeons, must act to the standard of their peers. Indeed, all professionals in the dental sector have a duty of care to their patients, and therefore must do everything possible to explain the risks of the procedure being provided and to mitigate and control those risks as much as possible.
Dental negligence can occur in many forms, including (but not limited to):
Claims following negligent dental treatment may cover two areas of loss:
By allowing us to handle your claim on your behalf, you can focus on what is most important – your recovery and care, or that of your family member or loved one.
Lavelle Partners secures substantial settlement for Plaintiff who suffered significant damage to her teeth as a result of incompetent orthodontic work
For further information on making a claim for dental error medical negligence in Ireland, please contact Lavelle Partners in confidence on (01) 644 5800 or email Avril Scally at firstname.lastname@example.org
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with RE.8 of SI 518 of 2002.
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