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Dental Negligence Claims
Dental negligence can occur when a dental healthcare professional has made a mistake or failed to provide adequate care for you. Primus Solicitors are specialist medical negligence solicitors who can assist you in making a claim for compensation for the pain and suffering caused by dental negligence.
Dental negligence can affect your physical health as well as your financial and mental well-being as it causes pain and suffering and affects your everyday life. Suffering injuries as a result of negligence from a healthcare professional who is entrusted to prevent harm to their patients can be distressing and traumatic.
If you have been affected by dental negligence, Primus Solicitors can help you make a claim for compensation.
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of income
- Further treatment to solve injuries from negligence.
- No Win No Fee Solicitors in Manchester
As highly experienced personal injury solicitors in Manchester, we handle the majority of all our personal injury compensation cases on a No Win No Fee basis. It means, if you don’t win your claim, you won’t have to pay any legal costs.
Before we take on your claim, it is necessary to establish that the medical professional owed the claimant a legal duty of care, which they breached as their level of care fell below the standards required, and the claimant suffered injury as a direct result of their negligence.
- Misdiagnosis leading to injuries from your condition worsening or you having to undergo unnecessary treatment.
- Failure to diagnose and treat diseases such as periodontitis.
- Grossly negligent mistakes in treatments such as veneers, crowns, bridges, or teeth whitening.
- Nerve injury during tooth extraction
- Incorrect treatment or delayed diagnosis causing further injury.
- Photographs of any visible injuries
- Witness statements from anyone that may have been with you.
- A copy of the complaint report, in writing, to the company that performed your surgery.
- A medical report from the GP surgery or possibly the A&E department where you sought medical advice.
- A record of the financial losses you have suffered as a result of the injury.
Usually, the compensation for dental negligence claims is split into two types of damages, the compensation you will receive is dependent on the severity of your injuries.
General damages are compensation for the pain and suffering you’ve experienced due to the negligence in your daily life, as well as any loss of amenities.
Special damages are compensation for any financial losses such as loss of earnings, extra medical expenses, any home modifications, travel expenses associated with your medical care, etc.
For dental negligence claims, you will usually have three years from the date the negligence first occurred, or the date when you were first aware of your injuries caused by the negligence. Children have 3 years to make a claim from the date of their 18th birthday, meaning they have until they are 21 years old to make a claim for dental negligence.
Hire our specialist immigration lawyers to help you through this process and ensure a successful outcome for your dental negligence Claim application. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your personal injury matter.