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Cosmetic Surgery Claims
With cosmetic surgery becoming so popular, the procedure is much safer than it used to be. However, because the surgery is complicated, there are still risks involved.
Unfortunately, sometimes surgery and treatments may result in bad side effects such as infections, nerve damage or unpleasant scarring. If you’ve had cosmetic surgery which has had an upsetting outcome, you may be entitled to compensation.
Negligence in cosmetic surgery
As a patient, you are entitled to a duty of care during the preparation, procedure and after-care of your surgery. If you feel you have not been taken care of during the course of your surgery, you may be able to receive compensation. To do so, it will have to be proven that you have experienced negligence or malpractice.
Having to deal with any damage that have been caused by cosmetic surgery which has gone wrong can be extremely difficult, especially as the effects are often visual. Infections and nerve damage can cause a great deal of discomfort. In some cases, individuals may be unable to work and may experience a loss of earnings.
Types of cosmetic surgery claims
There are many types of cosmetic procedures. As a result, there are lots of types of cosmetic surgery claims, including:
- Tummy tuck claims
- Breast surgery claims (enlargement or reduction)
- Dermal filler and lip filler claims
- Eyelid surgery claims
- Chemical peel claims
- Rhinoplasty claims
If you have experienced complications or suffered an injury as a result of negligence following a procedure not listed above it is still worth contacting us for advice.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers
At First Personal Injury, we have an in-house team of specialised injury lawyers who are dedicated to getting you the compensation pay-outs you deserve for your injuries. The team are happy to talk you through the process. At all times, your case will be handled in a professional but personal manner.
If you feel that you have experienced medical malpractice during a cosmetic surgical procedure, please call us today on 0800 808 9740 for an informal chat, or claim online, to find out more about making a cosmetic surgery compensation claim.
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