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Can You Sue a Dentist for TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a hinge joint between the lower jaw and skull with a small disc between the bones. It facilitates opening and closing the mouth and moving the jaw from side to side. The TMJ is a very important joint, as it allows a person to eat, drink and talk. An injury… Read More »

Can You Sue a Dentist for Nerve Damage?

If you have gone through a dental procedure that involved extractions, implants, or root canals and are suffering lasting numbness, paralysis, loss of sensation,loss of taste or diminished function, you may be able to sue for dental malpractice. Any alteration to feeling, sensation, taste or function in your mouth in the weeks and months following… Read More »

How Do the New York Courts Determine Damages in Dental Malpractice Lawsuits?

When a judge or jury finds in favor of the plaintiff in a dental malpractice action, the courts carefully examine the state laws that apply to determining damages as well as past judgments that apply to current cases. These and other resources help them arrive at fair compensation for past, current and future anticipated monetary… Read More »