December 20, 2021

Dental Record Protocol: Before and After Disaster Strikes

It is challenging to handle dental record protocol in the event that paper or electronic records have been damaged or destroyed by floods, other types of storms or by a ransomware attack. When dental records have been damaged or lost by accident, natural disaster or criminal computer compromise, prompt and appropriate action must be taken to mitigate the damage and/or loss. Immediate remedial measures must be undertaken for the benefit of patients as well as the dentist and the practice, as these losses may involve records from many years of treatment.

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.