August 15, 2022

How Long Does a Patient Have to Sue for Dental Malpractice in New York State?

How long a patient has to sue a dentist for dental malpractice is governed by the statute of limitations. The application of the statute of limitations can be confusing and a source of misunderstanding. From a legal perspective, it’s very important for dentists to know the basics and realize its complexity so they can reach out to their dental professional liability provider when such questions arise.