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The four essential elements involved in demonstrating dental malpractice are duty, breach, causation and damages, according to LegalMatch. A patient who suffers harm as a result of the incompetence, malice or negligence ... More »

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Over half of all dental malpractice settlements pay out under $10,000, according to the Chicago Tribune. The average payout for medical malpractice lawsuits overall, however, is around $275,000, claims the Christian Scie... More »

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Lawyers who specialize in the field of dental malpractice are revealed through various online search engines, as well as by reaching out to local law firms that deal more broadly with medical malpractice. Online services... More »

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