September 20, 2021

Dental Small Claims: What to Expect on Your Day in Court

The number of dental professional liability cases filed in New York’s small claims courts has significantly increased over the previous 10 years. In this blog, attorneys at Fager Amsler Keller and Schoppmann, LLP, describe what to do if a claim is filed against you and what to expect on your day in dental small claims court.

September 1, 2021

Registration Open for September 22 Webinar on Claims and Lessons Learned

The webinar hosted by MLMIC, HANYS and FAKS will help participants identify common causes of loss associated with malpractice claims in three high risk areas: diagnostic error, patient non-compliance and documentation.

July 13, 2021

Know Your Limits: A Q&A on Medical Professional Liability Coverage

Hospitals and healthcare practitioners can better protect themselves by being informed regarding the medical professional liability coverage they have and the coverage of those practicing around them.

July 6, 2021

Case Study: Good Documentation Leads to a Verdict for the Dentist

An adult patient with poor oral hygiene routinely visited a MLMIC-insured dentist for years. The poor home care led to extensive periodontal treatment, and the patient filed a lawsuit against the insured which eventually went to trial. Comprehensive documentation on the insured’s part played a pivotal part in the defense. Find out what happened in this case study, complete with a legal perspective from Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann attorneys.

June 21, 2021

Case Study: Poor Patient Relations and Prolonged Treatment Result in Large Settlement

An adult patient went to a MLMIC-insured orthodontist requesting treatment to make his teeth perfect. Seven years later, the patient filed a lawsuit claiming that the orthodontist’s treatment was careless, reckless and contraindicated. What went wrong? Find out in this case study, complete with a legal and risk management perspective from a Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann attorney.