The Dental Professional's Choice

With a focus on providing aggressive, results oriented, and cost effective legal services, The Wager-Smith Law Firm has distinguished itself as a leader in the representation of dentists and other health care professionals in malpractice, business, and employment litigation.

The Wager-Smith Law Firm is comprised of experienced attorneys who offer an unwavering commitment to achieving our clients’ litigation goals.

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Employment Law

Dentists and physicians face unique and particularly perilous employment law obligations that, if ignored, can have tremendous financial implications.  The Wager-Smith Law Firm offers experienced counsel to health care employers seeking to minimize the threat of suits by employees and defends health care employers in the litigation of wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, and discrimination claims.

Business Law

The Wager-Smith Law Firm has successfully represented dental and medical practice buyers and sellers in business transactions and in a wide variety of business related litigation.  Specifically, The Wager-Smith Law Firm has represented dentists, physicians, nurses, and specialty dental and medical practices in contract negotiations, independent contractor formation, health care equipment purchase disputes, and disputes involving online marketing agreements.

Recent Results

Admitted Case of Liability Dismissed on Strength of Opening Statement

Mr. Wager-Smith defended an endodontist who admitted that he had performed an apicoectomy on the patient’s wrong tooth. The patient alleged the surgery had been performed without anesthesia and resulted in the development of a complex regional pain syndrome in the orofacial region. The patient also alleged that she was totally disabled as a result of the chronic pain. The patient’s husband joined the suit, alleging his wife’s injury had caused the loss of sexual relations between them.

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Our Attorneys

James E. Wager-Smith is an experienced civil litigator who focuses his practice in the defense of health care and business professionals. Read more…

Allison Friedman joined The Wager-Smith Law Firm as Of Counsel in 2009. Her primary focus is dental malpractice and business litigation. Read more…