Dental claims

Dental claims guidance:

Introduction This Practice Note provides an overview of the claims procedure to be used in clinical negligence cases following service of the initial statements of case....

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Essential contents 1 Client's name, address, date of birth, etc 2 Dates of allegedly negligent treatment 3 Events giving rise to the claim: 3.1 an outline of what...

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Essential contents 1 Provide requested records and invoice for copying: 1.1 explain if records are incomplete or extensive records are held and ask for further...

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There are a number of commonly encountered liability disputes when dealing with dental claims. These include: • periodontal claims • cosmetic dentistry • consent disputes...

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Produced in partnership with Nageena Khalique QC of No 5 Chambers STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

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The duty of care A medical practitioner owes a duty of care to their patient. This duty is to take reasonable care to: • take a proper history • investigate the patient’s...

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Dental notes A common difficulty for lawyers dealing with dental negligence claims is the nomenclature in the notes. The format of notes has changed over the years and...

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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation...

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Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation to a claim for damages for treatment...

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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation...

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To Defendant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Notification Re: [Claimant’s Name, Address, DoB and NHS Number] We have been instructed to act on behalf of...

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To Claimant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Response [Claimant’s name] v [Defendant’s Name] We have been instructed to act on behalf of [Defendant’s name] in...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Introduction Resolving claims by agreement is usually preferable to a trial. Claimants and defendants are spared the distress and cost of a trial, funders or insurers...

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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25%. The new discount rate came into effect on 5 August 2019. General...

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