A jury should determine if two lawyers who are also dentists committed legal malpractice in a case brought against another dentist, a federal judge in New York has ruled.

Southern District Judge Gerard Lynch held that attorneys Marc Leffler and David J. Sokol, who are both qualified dentists, are not entitled to summary judgment in a suit alleging they failed to include in a bill of particulars a client’s claim for hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost earnings.