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How Malpractice Lawyers in Bridgeport Recover Compensation in Dental Malpractice Cases

How Malpractice Lawyers in Bridgeport Recover Compensation in Dental Malpractice Cases

If you have suffered an injury because of a dentist’s poor work, it is important that you retain the services of malpractice lawyers in Bridgeport, Connecticut who are familiar with this complex area of the law. The attorneys at Meehan Law, LLC have extensive experience with these types of cases and can work diligently to pursue maximum compensation on your claim.

Knowledgeable Malpractice Lawyers in Bridgeport Determine the Cause of Your Injury
The dedicated legal team at Meehan Law is familiar with various causes of dental malpractice. We will conduct an extensive investigation to determine why your injury occurred and how the dentist’s negligence caused it. Some common scenarios that result in dental malpractice claims include the following:

  • Extractions – A dentist may make different types of mistakes when pulling out teeth, such as taking out the wrong tooth or breaking an endodontic file during the procedure. In other situations, the dentist’s carelessness may result in chipping a tooth that can then in turn damage an adjacent tooth or causing a sinus perforation.
  • Filling – A dentist who drills too deep into a tooth or into the tooth’s nerve can cause permanent damage.
  • Root canal – Permanent nerve damage can be caused when a dentist is negligent during this medical procedure.
  • Wisdom teeth extraction – Complications may arise during a wisdom tooth extraction that result in nerve damage, bleeding or a loss of taste.
  • Crowns and veneers –Improper bonding of the veneer to teeth or improper application of veneers or crowns may result in damage to the teeth or an unsightly smile.
  • Orthodontic treatment – Dentists may improperly prescribe Invisalign that results in damage to a patient’s mouth or keep a patient with braces for longer than necessary in order to experience a greater profit at the expense of
  • Dentures – When a dentist does not properly fashion a set of dentures, patients may have problems with eating or with the dentures becoming loosened.

These are just a few of the procedures and examples that can result in dental malpractice claims. Contact our compassionate legal team for help with your particular claim.

Resourceful Legal Team Identifies the Full Extent of Your Damages
At Meehan Law, we review your claim and determine the full extent of your damages. We calculate your damages based on:

  • Your medical expenses
  • The need for any future medical expenses
  • Your lost wages
  • Whether the malpractice caused disfigurement or a permanent condition
  • Your pain and suffering

We pursue maximum compensation for our clients’ claims.
Contact the Dedicated Dental Malpractice team at Meehan Law for Help with Your Claim
If you were injured by a negligent dentist and would like us to investigate its cause, contact our experienced malpractice lawyers in Bridgeport, Connecticut. We can conduct an intensive investigation into the cause of your claim and the damages that you have suffered. Call us at (203) 333-1888 or contact us online to schedule your free case review.

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