Parents accuse dentist of malpractice in treatment of son

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 16, 2016

GALVESTON — Two Galveston County parents are suing a League City dentist, alleging malpractice in the treatment of their son. 

Lisa Deel and Mark Deel, individually and as next friends of a minor, filed a lawsuit Aug. 2, in Galveston County District Court against Amanda Hoover alleging violation of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that as a result of Hoover's unnecessary dental treatment of their teenage son in 2015, they have expended large amount of money and their son needs invasive, painful and a more expensive dental treatment and will have to deal with a lifetime of dental problems.. 

The plaintiffs allege Hoover breached her duty to act as a reasonable dentist would have under similar circumstances. They also say a member of Hoover's staff offered Mark Deel margarita drinks as his son was being treated. 

The Deels seek a trial by jury, all actual damages, pre- and post judgment interest, costs of suit and all relief to which they are entitled. They are represented by attorney James R. Moriarty of Houston.

Galveston County District Court Case number 16-CV-0890

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