June 28, 2022

Case Study: The Legal Pitfalls of Dental Patient Noncompliance

A difficult patient with pre-existing periodontal disease and poor oral care habits presented to a MLMIC-insured dentist. The dentist attempted a total mouth restoration, which failed. Missing portions of the patient’s chart and films made this case difficult to defend and the case was ultimately settled for more than $250,000.

May 11, 2022

MLMIC and MSSNY Present CME Day on Friday, May 20

As the lead-in to the MSSNY 2022 House of Delegates, MLMIC and MSSNY are proud to present CME Day on Friday, May 20, via Zoom webinar. The series of continuing medical education presentations will commence online at 1 p.m. with three MLMIC presentations.

May 2, 2022

Case Study and Legal Analysis: Adverse Treatment Leads to Settlement

MLMIC attorneys comment on a very complex case involving a MLMIC insured who treated a patient with a history of heroin dependency and poor dentition. The lawsuit was ultimately indefensible due to poor documentation, sloppy recordkeeping and numerous liability issues.

January 27, 2022

What To Do When Disaster Strikes Your Dental Office

One of the most challenging times to be a dental practice owner is right after disaster strikes. Whether the emergency is related to weather, theft, cybersecurity breaches or something else, the owner must lead the office out of the crisis while mitigating the damage as much as possible. Recovering from a disaster at your dental office is possible, especially if the owner and other office leaders are familiar with emergency response protocol ahead of time. Here are eight important steps to take after disaster strikes your dental office.