- This study was performed to uncover dental malpractice claims characteristics in Indian Consumer Redressal Forum
The most litigious dental activities were oral surgical procedures followed by endodontic procedures.
In 2 of 5 litigations, dentists were pronounced as being negligent or deficient or followed unfair trade practices.
The average compensation claimed was INR 577287 ± 905898 while the average compensation awarded was 103998 ± 158976.
Inclusion of literature evidence and or expert opinion had an impact on the litigation outcome.