Can you sue a dental office for talking about your child?

They talk about her as soon as she walks in to the office to any one that will listen because her dad cussed out the receptionist. When she walks in the door they roll eyes and just talk about her continuously even after she leaves in tears.

South Gate, CA -

Attorney Answers (3)

Sean Michael Patrick

Sean Michael Patrick

Personal Injury Lawyer - Sacramento, CA

Likely not. I would recommend finding a different dentist.

I am licensed in California, therefore, my answers are based on general prinicpals of law or California law, which... more
John Joseph O'Brien

John Joseph O'Brien

Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney - San Diego, CA

Generally, for slander, you need to show a false statement of fact (not true, not opinion) that causes damage.

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Christian K. Lassen II

Christian K. Lassen II

Personal Injury Lawyer - Philadelphia, PA

Sorry to hear about this, but best bet is to suck it up and finish out the treatment. A lawsuit would be fruitless.

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