New Port Richey, FL asked in Medical Malpractice for Florida

Q: A dentist pulled my tooth, put in implant, left practice before completing process w/abutment & crown

Smile Design keeps putting me off, saying they are trying to come to agreement with current dentist to finish other dentists unfinished procedures. If I sue, who is sued, the Smile Design practice, or the dentist (if I can find him) who started the procedure? He has been paid in full for the complete job.

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Sue the dentist who you paid in full. It appears that there is not yet a contract between the dentists of which you might be a "third party beneficiary", so you can't yet sue Smile Design.

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