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Jury Awards Big for Dental Malpractice

A jury awarded $11 million in a dental malpractice case that involved a young man’s death after having his wisdom teeth removed. The man had a genetic condition that involved swelling after a traumatic incident. This led to the man suffocating after having his wisdom teeth removed by an oral surgeon. Both the oral surgeon and the man’s dentist blamed each other for the medical error. The dentist was acquitted of negligence.

Read more about the dental malpractice lawsuit here.