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Receiving a negligence claim can be upsetting, but we can help guide and support you through the process. Here's what you need to know.
Despite changes and choppy waters for the dental profession, our remit and responsibility to members remains the same.
When a patient brought a claim alleging continued pain after extraction, a DDU member turned to us for advice and support.
One member recounts their experience of a claim made against them going to court - and what they learned along the way.
Understanding how a clinical negligence claim can be brought is important in knowing how to deal with it appropriately.
The decision of whether to defend a case or settle it is always made with the direct involvement of our members.
The process of clinical negligence legal action depends mainly on opinions from independent expert witnesses.
Facing a claim for clinical negligence can cause a lot of stress and worry, so it's important to know that support is available - and where to find it.
David Pranklin, head of the DDU's claims handling unit, reflects on the last few months and how his team has adapted to changing times.