An Overview of Dental Malpractice Claims

(442 Ratings)

Produced on: May 08, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 60 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

This program, presented by attorney Elizabeth Pope, provides a general overview of dental malpractice claims. It includes a discussion of dental specialties and key terms, an overview of the most common dental injuries leading to lawsuits and case specific tips to address such injuries, frequent legal issues encountered in dental malpractice claims, tips and tactics to prepare a dental malpractice claim for trial, and a discussion of trends in dental malpractice litigation.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of common dental terms, differences among specialties and the treatments provided, and common injuries alleged
  2. Explore best practices in preparing a dental malpractice case up to and during trial
  3. Discuss evolving trends in dental malpractice litigation and the expansion of legal theories into dental malpractice claims


Elizabeth A. Pope

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Elizabeth Underwood Pope is a shareholder in the Health Care Department, where she focuses her practice in the areas of medical and dental malpractice, with a secondary focus on premise and products liability cases.  She also handles large-scale personal injury claims arising from construction accidents.

Elizabeth has represented a large number of doctors, dentists, including oral surgeons, periodontists, and endodontists, physician assistants, certified registered nurse practitioners and nurses in a multitude of malpractice actions.  She has also represented clients in construction liability cases involving the representation of general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects and surveyors; premises liability involving the representation of commercial shopping centers, corporate centers, health care offices, etc.; product liability with respect to the representation of manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers.

Elizabeth graduated cum laude from The George Washington University School of Law. She was awarded the American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated cum laude and with distinction in her major of International Relations.


Summer H.

Very good overview.

Beth M.


Michael S.

Great program.

Caroline P.

Good coverage over a not so fun topic!


Good course! I was a hygienist before becoming a lawyer; I thought the material was presented very well for those who are unfamiliar with dentistry.

Amy E.


Harriet B.

Good information.

Irina K.

Interesting topic. One of my favorite speakers.

Michael M.


rosemarie p.

Excellent... did a great job given both sides of the the case.

andrew k.


Lourdes G.

The Speaker did a great job.

Charleen J.

Interesting subject & good speaker

Christopher B.

I thought the content of the program (even the scientific portions) was presented in a way that was helpful and easy to understand.

Eric F.

Outstanding presentation!

C. T. A.

Very knowledgeable. Very helpful

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