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Managing the Risk of a Negative Claim

As the case in the previous article shows, malpractice claims involving development or exacerbation of periodontal disease can result in major litigation and high dollar claim settlements. The defense process of these claims is difficult for the doctors. Litigation is usually contentious and time-consuming. Depending on the number of teeth involved and the plaintiff's sympathy factor, the settlement amounts can be very high.  

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Case Study: How an Orthodontist's Inadequate Documentation Led to an Expensive Malpractice Claim Settlement

Treating adults can be a significant source of business for orthodontists. Women comprise a large percentage of this business. But given the culture’s present emphasis on looking perpetually youthful, both sexes are seeking treatment at older ages.   Orthodontic treatment allows adults to address cosmetic issues and dental problems that could have long-term negative consequences, such as crossbite, or severe class III malocclusions.  

How Much Do You Know About Your Malpractice Insurance?

Previously, we discussed the importance of getting familiar with the basics of your malpractice insurance coverage. Now, we'll address a few of the other points that can help assure not only that your coverage remains intact, but you get the most out of your policy.   Get familiar with your policy's supplementary coverage.

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