If you have health insurance, you can use that to pay for additional medical expenses, but you need be sure your doctors are members of the plan. Otherwise, you are entitled to seek the payment of medical expenses from the at fault party. You really need to see a lawyer or discuss this matter with your attorney. See www.FL-PI-Lawyer.com
The answer is yes and yes. It is important that you speak to an attorney to protect your rights. Do not give statements to any insurance agent. The reason for this is that many of them will ask questions with a false premise and catch you in it and it makes your case very difficult to pursue if that happens. There are other tricks they use.
Sometimes bad results occur even when no negligence occurs. But the only way to determine if there is negligence is to have all medical records and x-rays reviewed by a competent dentist of a similar specialty. See www.FL-PI-Lawyer.com for an explanation of medical neglignece. You need to see a lawyer who handles these types of cases. Beaware that there is a limitation of time in which to bring a claim and therefore you need to seek an attorney immediately. See Florida Statutes 95.11....
Have your insurance company and its lawyers deal with this. Unless the claim against you clearly exceeds your policy limits-- and this can be determined by talking to the insurance co and its lawyer-- you should not answer those questions. If in doubt, see an independent review by a personal injury lawyer.
No, that is not true. There is no doubt that personality, looks, profession, color, etc., have an influence, but you can try to even the playing field by a very good voir dire, and a presentation of you case that gives the jury a chance to know you. You can, for example, turn this wholesome person into a bully and get the jury to dislike him.