John McPhilliamy is a partner in the Albertson office.
While practicing dentistry full time, he attended the evening program at St. John's University School of Law. In 1991, he began to practice law on a full-time basis while still maintaining a small private dental practice. He has lectured to and made presentations to not only local and international Dental Societies, but also to professional liability carriers and dental school students and residents.
In addition to handling civil claims involving dental malpractice, he also handles matters before the New York Office of Professional Discipline, and Human Rights Commission. In addition, Dr. McPhilliamy handles claims involving medical malpractice, pharmacy malpractice, allied health and long-term care facility malpractice.
Below is a partial listing of favorable results in recent years:
Cohen v. Bavar
This is a case of alleged dental malpractice whereby the defendant placed dental implants into the upper anterior portion of the plaintiff's mouth. The implants subsequently failed and needed to be redone. The trial resulted in a defendant's verdict in Supreme Court, New York County during June of 2007.
Bodak v. Bavar
This is a case of alleged dental malpractice whereby the defendant placed implants into the lower right quadrant of the plaintiff's mouth. A postoperative infection resulted and the plaintiff was hospitalized for several days to treat the infection. The trial resulted in a defendant's verdict in Supreme Court, Westchester County during June of 2010.
Rojo v. Young
This is a case of alleged dental malpractice where a root canal therapy was performed in a lower right molar and the adjacent wisdom tooth was extracted, all at the same visit, by a general dentist. There was resultant paresthesia to the lower right lip and chin. The trial resulted in a defendant's verdict in Supreme Court, New York County in February of 2012.
Epstein v. Rosenberg
This is a case of alleged dental malpractice as to the claim for failure to diagnose periodontal disease and placement of substandard crown and bridgework. The plaintiff lost a number of teeth due to her periodontal disease, had dental implants placed and bone grafting performed. Summary judgment was granted in favor of the defendants in Supreme Court, Nassau County in April of 2012.
Lectured at Risk Management Seminar for CNA Insurance Company and The Home Insurance Company.
Lectured at Columbia University School of Dentistry, to fourth year dental students and dental residents on Dental Jurisprudence.
Lectured on Dental Trauma to Claims Specialists at Traveler's Insurance Company and Mercury Insurance Company.