Get the best personal injury attorney in your area who has an expertise in dental injuries. There are several excellent PI attorneys on the AVVO Find a Lawyer feature. The attorney's fees are generally contingent on obtaining a recovery for you. One problem with this case is that the need for bone grafts and dental surgery can have been a preexisting condition due to gradual erosion of bone in the jaw over time. An attorney will have to prove with dental experts that the cut made by the metal piece caused the necessity for this expensive surgery.
I am sorry that you experienced this injury. Be thankful that you did not swallow the sharp metal piece . I am going to look at my food, expecially wraps, more carefully, after what has happened to other people.
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Consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer in your area. Without the details and an analysis from your doctor that the surgery is causally related to the metal you have a questionable case.
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