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Milford Dental Malpractice Attorney

If you or someone you love has suffered physical harm due to the wrongful actions of a dentist, the Milford dental malpractice attorneys at Connolly Brennan Ralabate, PC can help you pursue compensation to cover medical bills, lost income, and for your pain and suffering.

Dental malpractice can cause painful injuries that affect you for the rest of your life. When a dental professional is reckless during treatment, injured victims may have the right to file a dental malpractice lawsuit.

We have an office located in New Haven County, and serve clients in West Haven, New Haven, East Haven, Orange, Derby, Ansonia, and Woodbridge, as well as throughout the state. Call (203) 493-0093 today for a free consultation.

Why Choose Us for Your Dental Malpractice Claim?

  • We are committed to protecting your right to compensation, whether it’s through a settlement process or by taking your case to trial.
  • We strive to earn the trust of our clients and meet their goals, while helping them through the stressful legal process after an injury has occurred.
  • Our Milford personal injury lawyers deliberately limit the number of cases that we take so that we can give our very best efforts to every single one.

Why You Need a Dental Malpractice Lawyer

Having an experienced dental malpractice lawyer on your side when filing an injury claim provides a number of significant benefits. Your legal rights will be protected as you fight to recover maximum compensation for your losses.

An attorney will build the strongest possible case on your behalf and file the claim with the dentist’s malpractice insurance carrier for you. Ideally, they will be able to successfully negotiate an acceptable settlement with the insurer. However, if the insurance company refuses to provide a reasonable settlement offer, your Milford dental malpractice attorney may pursue your claim in court.

Injuries From Dental Malpractice

Dental negligence can cause a variety of health problems, including:

  • Tooth loss
  • Cracked teeth
  • Gum disease
  • Infection
  • Nerve damage
  • Permanent paralysis in the tongue, jaw or lips
  • Jawbone fractures
  • Structural damage to the gums
  • Maxillary sinus exposure
  • Blood poisoning
  • Lost sense of taste
  • Oral cancer
  • Heart attack or brain damage (anesthesia errors)

Some of these injuries can affect a victim for years or even the rest of their lives.

How Much Time Do I Have To File A Dental Malpractice Claim?

There is a limited amount of time to file a dental malpractice lawsuit, due to Connecticut’s statute of limitations. This law (CGS § 52-584), requires a lawsuit to be initiated within two years from either the date of the injury or when it should have reasonably been discovered. However, regardless of when you discover the injury, there is the statute of repose, which sets an absolute deadline of three years from the incident of dental negligence to bring a claim. As with any law, there may be exceptions depending on your specific circumstances.

Our team has in-depth knowledge of these statutes and how they apply to your claim. This will ensure your lawsuit is filed within the applicable statute of limitations.

Talk to a Connecticut Dental Malpractice Lawyer Today

Time is of the essence if you have suffered injuries caused by a dental practitioner. Contact Connolly Brennan Ralabate, PC, for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation. We will answer your questions, explore your options, and help you get started with the legal claim process. Call us at (203) 493-0093 or contact us online.