Dentist bringing malicious prosecution proceedings against patient

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The improper use of the complaints process or legal proceedings by patients has been an ongoing issue for practitioners for several years and fast becoming more acute. Any member of the public may lay a complaint against a treating dental professional. Sometimes, these complaints are without merit, vexatious and frivolous or they strangely arise outstanding fees are claimed and the patient seeks to find some fault with the treatment rendered by the practitioner


Holden v. Assmang Limited (1277/2019). ZASCA. 2020; 145.
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