Experienced Chicago Dental Malpractice Attorneys

Seek the help of a skilled dental malpractice law firm

With a 65-year history of success in medical and dental malpractice cases, Phillips Law Offices has the experience and skill needed to help victims of dental negligence recover compensation for their injuries. Our Chicago dental malpractice law firm has the resources to utilize the expertise of highly skilled investigators and dental experts when presenting detailed and persuasive arguments in court. By investigating and properly valuing the full extent of your medical damages and pain and suffering, we can help you obtain full compensation for your injuries.

Common types of injuries caused by dental malpractice

Although most people have only heard of medical malpractice, dental malpractice can also cause significant harm to an unsuspecting victim. Dental negligence can harm gums, teeth, jaw bones, and facial features, and cause lasting pain or even paralysis of facial muscles. With the help of a good attorney, a victim can recover substantial compensation for dental injuries caused by the negligent acts or wrongdoing of a dentist.

Dental injuries can range from improperly administered anesthesia, to a botched root canal, to an unnecessary and painful dental procedure. Some of the most common types of dental injuries include the following:

  • Anesthesia injuries
  • Filling errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Root canal therapy errors
  • Nerve injuries to the mouth or face
  • Infections
  • Bone or jaw injuries
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Injury to teeth or gums
  • Medication errors
  • Orthodontic errors, including TMJ resulting from orthodontic treatment
  • Failure to diagnose dental diseases, including oral cancer or periodontal (gum) diseases

When to contact a Chicago dental malpractice attorney

In order hold a dental professional liable for dental injuries, he or she must have acted negligently or wrongfully—and that conduct must have caused injuries to the patient. All types of dental professionals can be held liable for their negligence, including:

  • Dentists
  • Endodontists
  • Oral surgeons
  • Periodontists
  • Orthodontists
  • Denturists
  • Cosmetic dentists
  • Pediatric dentists
  • Prosthodontists

Contact us today

If you are looking for qualified Chicago dental malpractice attorneys, Phillips Law Offices provides high quality, comprehensive legal services to dental malpractice victims and their families. Please call us at (312) 346-4262 or contact us online today for a free attorney consultation about your case.