Patients are becoming more litigious—the number of malpractice lawsuits against dentists has increased in the last 10 years. Bernice R. Bowley, a lawyer with Fillmore Riley LLP, offers 4 tips to avoid a malpractice lawsuit and ways you can help your lawyer defend you if one does arise.
ONE… is all it takes.
In recent years, individual malpractice claims worth millions of dollars have been launched in Canada. Although rare, these cases can lead to disastrous financial loses for those who aren’t adequately covered.
You can significantly increase your CDSPI coverage* for just a few dollars a week.
* CDSPI Malpractice Insurance and Excess Malpractice Insurance in Ontario are underwritten by Aviva Insurance Company of Canada. CDSPI Malpractice Insurance is not available to dentists licensed only in Quebec.