Cosmetic surgery claims
When cosmetic surgery goes wrong the effects can be life changing. Whilst most cosmetic surgery conducted in the UK is of a very high standard, some surgeons can make mistakes leading to infections, scarring or other injuries.
If you have suffered as a result of medical negligence, within the last three years, you could be entitled to make a cosmetic surgery claim. Contact TRUE Solicitors today for a free, no obligation assessment of your case.
TRUE Solicitors has a team of specialist lawyers whose experience and expertise can help you obtain the maximum compensation in the shortest possible time. We handle all claims on a No Win, No Fee basis.
Call us on 0344 854 7000 to discuss your claim, or submit your details below and we’ll call you back at a time convenient for you.
What constitutes a cosmetic surgery claim?
If your cosmetic surgery went wrong you may be able to make a claim for compensation if:
- You were not adequately informed of the risks of the procedure prior to receiving the surgery.
- A faulty or damaged product was used- such as a faulty implant.
- The cosmetic surgery caused unnecessary damage to organs, arteries and nerves.
- You failed to receive appropriate aftercare.
Common cosmetic surgery claims
The most common types of cosmetic surgery claims are from:
- Breast augmentation
- Tummy tucks
- Brow lift
- Eyelid surgery
- Cosmetic dentistry
- Botox injections
- Nose reshaping
What can I claim compensation for?
You may be able to claim for the following:
- Loss of earnings.
- Injury compensation.
- Medical expenses such as corrective surgery, prescription charges and painkillers.
- Compensation for the care and support provided by family or friends.
- Reduced life expectancy.
- Ongoing illness.
- Recovery time.
- Expected lifestyle changes.
How much will my claim be worth?
The amount of compensation that you may receive is dependent upon the individual circumstances of your case. The amount will depend on factors such as:
- The severity of your mistreatment.
- How your life has been affected by the injury or illness.
- Your future care and support needs.
- Financial losses, including how much money you’ve lost or will lose as a result of the negligent treatment (e.g. loss of earnings, travel expenses).
- Corrective surgery costs.
To get an idea of the compensation that you could receive for any physical injuries that you have suffered please use our compensation calculator below:
What is the time limit for making a claim?
You have up to three years from the date you became aware that your injuries or illness was caused as a result of negligent cosmetic surgery to make a claim. Is it is advisable to seek legal advice as soon as possible, whilst the information and circumstances around your treatment is fresh to mind.
How much will it cost to make a claim?
TRUE Solicitors will manage your claim on a ‘No win, No fee’ basis, so there is no financial risk to you. Our charges to you are dependent upon the individual type of case, and are typically a percentage of the compensation that we obtain for you. The charges will be no more than 25 per cent of your compensation.
How long will my claim take?
The length of medical negligence claims depends on whether the other party admits fault, the severity of the injury and the extent of the claim for losses and expenses. Straightforward medical negligence claims may settle within a few months, whereas complex cases may take in excess of a year.
How do I start a cosmetic surgery claim?
If you believe that you or a loved one has a claim for late or negligent cosmetic surgery, contact TRUE Solicitors today to speak to a member of our medical negligence team. We offer an initial, free, no obligation assessment of your case.
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