How do I go about getting a dentist to pay for medical bills for injurys obtained at the dentist?

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How do I go about getting a dentist to pay for medical bills for injurys obtained at the dentist?

My wife was giving laughing gas at the dentist for dental work. After the procedure was finished they gave her oxygen to pump the gas out of her system. After the oxygen, she became very nausous and proclaimed she needed to go to the bathroom and throw up, they allowed her to go to. When she got in the bathroom she passed out and hit her head, she was unconscience for about 5 to 10 minutes. 15 minutes later she came out of the bathroom. No one ever came to check on her. I immediatly called out DR. and he said she needed to be seen. He ordered a ct scan which came back negative.

Asked on April 14, 2009 under Personal Injury, Tennessee

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 13 years ago | Contributor

Sue the dentist for medical malpractice for any injuries arising from the possible negligence in administering the laughing gas to your wife as well as not doing anything for her while she was unconscience in the bathroom and after she came out of the bathroom. It is recommended that you get a medical malpractice attorney.


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