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Failure to Take Your Medical History May Constitute Dental Malpractice

Have you gone through a traumatic experience as the result of your dentist’s failure to take your medical history or keep it up to date? If so, you may very well be the victim of dental malpractice and entitled to compensation. The way to find out whether you have a viable dental malpractice lawsuit is […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2020
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My Podiatrist Failed to Diagnose and Treat My Osteomyelitis

When you visit your podiatrist, whether for an ingrown toenail, a bunion, or some other malady of the foot or ankle, you have a right to expect competent podiatric care. If, as a result of your podiatrist’s negligence or ineptitude, you end up with a severe infection known as osteomyelitis, you definitely have reason to […]

  • Posted on: Sep 9 2020
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Can I Sue My Orthodontist for Resorption?

If you have suffered the pain and difficulty associated with root resorption as a result of orthodontic treatment, Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York is eager to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Lance Ehrenberg, Esq., one of our two lead attorneys, specializes in dental malpractice and has comprehensive knowledge of this […]

  • Posted on: Sep 2 2020
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When Systemic Disease Is Misdiagnosed as a Foot Problem

We all know that pain can be “referred,” that is, felt in a different location from the one in which it originated. For example, many people experience leg pain caused by nerve compression in the spine. When patients have foot pain, they go to their podiatrists, even if, unbeknownst to them, the pain originates elsewhere. […]

  • Posted on: Aug 12 2020
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5 Common Dental Negligence Lawsuits

People usually think of medical doctors and hospitals when they hear about malpractice claims, but dentists can commit malpractice and get sued for it. These cases are sophisticated litigation because they involve the use of expert witnesses and technical information. You do not have to go through this experience on your own. A New York […]

  • Posted on: Aug 5 2020
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When Dentists Are Responsible for Infections

Let’s face it, dental work, especially when it is invasive, carries a risk of infection. Although most of us remain perfectly healthy after visiting the dentist, a small percentage of patients end up with painful, even life-threatening infections. While not all such infections are the dentist’s fault, some of them do result from negligence that […]

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2020
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Misdiagnosis of Charcot Foot

Charcot foot is a rare but serious condition that is frequently misdiagnosed, at times with terrible consequences. The disease affects individuals with peripheral neuropathy (a lack of sensation in the extremities), and so is particularly dangerous for those with diabetes who often suffer this type of nerve damage. Because of its nebulous initial symptoms, combined […]

  • Posted on: Jul 8 2020
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When Your Dentist Damages a Dental Nerve

Because many dental procedures result in discomfort that lingers for hours, days, or even weeks afterwards, patients are often not certain whether the pain or other symptoms they experience after a dental visit is routine or unexpected. As a matter of fact, it may be the result of dental malpractice. There are a number of […]

  • Posted on: Jul 1 2020
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Have You Had Unnecessary or Multiple Podiatric Surgeries?

Unfortunately, foot surgeries have a generally bad reputation. Many patients complain that they have had foot surgeries that were either later deemed unnecessary, failed to solve the problem they sought help for, or necessitated subsequent operations. If you have been through a similarly miserable sequence of events, you may well be the victim of podiatry […]

  • Posted on: Jun 17 2020
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Woman suffering a toothache from dental malpractice.

Have You Been a Victim of Dental Negligence?

Though medical malpractice is frequently discussed, dental negligence scarcely is. Nonetheless, many dental patients suffer problems after dental work that they may not even be aware were caused by poor dental diagnosis or treatment. You may have an acute or chronic problem that is the result of dental negligence and not realize the connection. If […]

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2020
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