Texas dentist wins defamation suit against former office manager | Dr. Bicuspid

February 20, 2015 — A Texas dentist has won a defamation lawsuit against a former office manager who had accused the dentist of improper billing practices.Texas dentist

Sweeta Walia, DMD, of Premier Family Dental of Plano, won a judgment against former office manager Shelly Hamnett, who did not appear for an August 2014 court date.A judge in Collin County awarded Dr. Walia $35,000 in damages and an additional $20,000 to compensate for future reputation damages. Dr. Walia was also awarded an additional $5,000 for mental anguish now and $5,000 for future mental anguish.

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