Make a claim for negligent dental treatment
Even the simplest of dental procedures can go wrong. If this is the case for you, you may have found it a traumatic experience resulting in pain, suffering and the need for further dental treatment.
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Claiming for dental negligence can result in compensation which will enable you to pay for treatment required due to substandard treatment and help to ease the pain or suffering you have experienced.
Our specialist team of dental negligence solicitors have been winning cases for clients nationwide for over a decade. If you make a claim with us, we will ensure a successful outcome for your dental negligence claim.
It‘s not just an inconvenience to be the victim of sub-standard dental work. It can affect your life in a number of ways. We understand the impact substandard dentistry can have on all aspects of your health, and our dental negligence solicitors and team will do all they can to help you get your life back on track.
The claims process
When you first contact us, our team will make an initial (free) assessment of your injury. If we consider that it was as a result of negligence, we will look to explore funding options with you and subsequently commence your claim.
Nearly all of our cases are funded by either a Conditional Fee Agreement (“CFA”, commonly referred to as “no win, no fee” agreements) or by Legal Expenses Insurance (“LEI”). We will always check whether you have the benefit of LEI at the beginning of your claim, as it may provide cover for a negligence claim.
If you do not have the benefit of LEI, the key premise of a CFA is that there will be nothing for you to pay upfront. If your claim is unsuccessful, there will be nothing for you to pay.
Any compensation received will depend on the injury you sustained. So if you require extensive remedial treatment (such as implants) you will receive more in damages than if your claim is limited to a period of pain as a result of negligence.
Things to consider
It is worth bearing in mind that the process of making a negligence claim is generally not a quick one. It takes time to obtain your records, seek an expert opinion and fully investigate the harm and subsequent losses you have suffered. As a general rule, cases concerning dental negligence should conclude between 18-24 months after the first time you contact us. However, each case is different and this may vary dependent on the facts of your claim.
There is a statutory limitation period of three years for negligence claims within which you can bring a claim. There are exceptions to the rule, but usually the three year period runs either from the date of the alleged negligence or from the date you became aware you were injured due to negligence.
If you think you have a claim for dental negligence, contact our team today
0800 923 2080