State law protecting confidential medical information bars an attorney retained by a malpractice insurer from conducting an ex parte interview with a treating doctor who is not a party to the patient’s lawsuit, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed after a 20-year-old suffered brain damage during a 2009 dental procedure in Lawrence, Kan.
The family of a 20-year-old Tonganoxie High School graduate who suffered brain damage during a 2009 dental procedure in Lawrence, Kan. has reached a $3 million settlement with a Lawrence plumbing company.
The University of Colorado says it has paid $150,000 to the family of a man who died after oral surgery at the CU School of Dental Medicine.
A patient who walked into a dental clinic to be treated for a chipped front tooth and woke up from the surgery after all 16 of her upper teeth had been pulled from her mouth has been awarded $2 million by a South Carolina jury.
A 28-year-old South Carolina woman who claimed a famed Florence dental clinic extracted 13 of her upper teeth by mistake has won a $2 million jury verdict.