Dental Negligence Claims

When mistakes are made in dental treatments, it can be painful and traumatic. If you have suffered due to dental negligence, our claim handlers will provide you with the support you need through this difficult time and help you receive the compensation that you truly deserve.


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Dental negligence is when your dental health professional has caused, worsened, or overlooked a dental problem or disease you have.

You could be eligible to claim if you have suffered a physical injury or have incurred financial loss due to an accident or oversight made by your dental professional.

Common examples are:

  • Cosmetic dentistry claims
  • Oral cancer claims
  • Nerve injury claims
  • Periodontal disease claims

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If you’ve been the victim of dental negligence, you might not know who to turn to. You may be confused, irritated and hesitant, trying to work out exactly who is at fault. At this difficult time, our expert solicitors will assist you each step of the way in receiving your maximum compensation.

Claims 24 is a highly experienced professional team of solicitors who have proven experience dealing with dental negligence claims and have an understanding and attentive approach to all cases. Claims 24 have maintained an excellent reputation and offer a transparent and honest service to put our clients’ interests first.

Frequently Asked Questions

You typically have around 3 years to start your personal injury claim and the time is counted from the date of your accident. If the date of your accident is approaching limitation, we can apply for an extension in most cases to ensure you do not lose the right to claim.
There are exceptions to the three-year rule in some cases, so if you think you might have a claim we advise you to contact us as soon as possible so we can determine your chances for successful compensation.

If you are making a claim for an accident at work then there are 3 main exceptions to the three-year rule:

  • Mental Capacity – if your loved one no longer has the mental capacity to make a claim themselves
  • Working Abroad – if your accident happened while you were working abroad.
  • Defective Work Equipment – if your injury was caused by equipment that had a manufacturing defect.

The amount of compensation varies depending on the type of accident, the severity of the illness or injury, and the individual situation as each person can be affected differently.

As the amount varies case to case, our personal injury solicitors can assess your situation and provide you with a more accurate quote. For a quick estimate on how much you could be entitled to, why not visit our claims calculator?

Depending on your case you can claim for both general and special damages.
General damages are made up of the pain, suffering and loss of amenities due to the injury caused. This will be detailed in the medical report written by the medical expert following an independent examination.

Special damages:

  • Travel Expenses
  • Medical Care & Prescription Costs
  • Rehabilitation
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Household Assistance & Adaptations
  • Vehicle Damage
  • Vehicle Hire, Storage & Recovery Charges
  • Any other out-of-pocket expenses

Yes. You can make a claim on behalf of a child under the age of 18 and/or if the claimant lacks the mental capacity. For all other claims, you are welcome to make an enquiry via our website or our contact centre for information which may assist your friend/relative who has been involved in an accident.

Claims 24 work on a no-win – no-fee basis.
No win, No fee is a risk-free way of getting compensation for an injury or illness that wasn’t your fault.
It means there are no upfront costs, and there are no legal fees to be paid in the unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful.

If you win your claim, we will make the following deductions:
• A success fee for winning
• Your solicitor’s fee
• The 3rd party normally cover all legal costs and expenses but if there is a shortfall, then this may also be deducted from your compensation.

We believe there should be no surprises when making a claim with us, so anything you need to know when making a decision will be made clear from the get-go. Come and talk to us for free for impartial advice.

The average time from the moment you contact Claims 24 till the moment you receive a check from us is 6-8 months.
However, every situation is different and the timeframe depends on many factors – one of them is your collaboration with us.

By providing all the correct information and attending all of the medical appointments which we arrange for you, our solicitors will be able to build a strong case on your behalf resulting in a quick, efficient payout.
Therefore, we kindly ask you to help us, and we will help you – because together we can achieve more.

1. Call us or fill out our form
The first step is simple. All you have to do is get in contact and a member of our team will discuss your accident/ injury with you. We will gather information regarding your claim and advise you on how best to proceed.

2. Complete Claim Requirements
Once we have all the details of your case, we will put together your claim and manage your case from the first day to the last. You can be assured that we will do everything in our power to get you the compensation you deserve.

3. Receive Compensation
Once your claim has been successful, we will send your compensation to you! If we don’t win, we won’t charge you a penny. You can be sure you’ll get every penny of your compensation as our fees are paid for by the party at fault!

For more information on how to claim and an in-depth process, visit our ‘How To Claim’ page.

Cosmetic dentistry is normally done to improve the physical features of a patient’s teeth. Patients can opt for a crown or brace to create the ideal smile. However, sometimes these procedures can cause harsh damage and soreness if the crowns or braces aren’t fitted properly.

If this has happened to you then do not hesitate to contact us today to speak to one of our experts.

A diagnosis needs to be made as soon as possible when it comes to oral cancer. If you have visited your dentist with ulcers, lumps, or red and white patches in the mouth and weren’t diagnosed efficiently or referred for assessment, this could be a huge risk to your health. A dentist should be qualified to see the signs of oral cancer and carry out assessments properly.

If you have suffered a delay in oral cancer diagnosis, contact our expert team today for advice or to begin your claim.

Nerve injuries occur after faults during oral surgery. The most common mistakes take place during a tooth extraction treatment. If you experience symptoms such as loss of feeling, a tingling and burning sensation in the mouth, or uncontrollable saliva then you may have been the victim of medical negligence.

If you have suffered nerve injury at hands of your dental healthcare professional, then get in contact with Claims24 for support and advice on making a claim

Alternatively known as gingivitis and gum disease, if periodontal disease isn’t treated with intense care immediately it could result in major pain leaving you with unpleasant symptoms such as bleeding inflammatory gums. If you have visited your doctor and your symptoms have been left untreated or unidentified, a periodontal disease could develop and cause tooth loss.

Contact our expert solicitors today for support on naming a claim and getting the financial support you need to recover from dental negligence.

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