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.

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.

March 29, 2019

MLMIC’s Spring 2019 Dateline Newsletter Available Now Online

The Spring 2019 edition of Dateline – the newsletter for MLMIC-insured physicians and facilities – includes many resources, including information about physician liability for the actions of others, the consequences of improper delegation and management of negative online reviews.