A woman who contracted AIDS from a dentist won a $1 million settlement from his insurance company.

Kimberly Bergalis, 22, of Fort Pierce, got the award Tuesday from CNA Insurance Co., who wrote Dr. David Acer's $1 million dental malpractice insurance policy, the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale reported Wednesday.The company had until Wednesday to contest Bergalis' claim that she contracted AIDS from Acer when he removed her wisdom teeth in December 1987.