We spend more money than ever on an increasing range of beauty and cosmetic treatments. Sadly, the number of injuries and illnesses caused by these procedures is increasing. If you have been injured as a result of beauty or cosmetic treatment negligence, the Hugh James team of cosmetic negligence solicitors can help.

Hugh James has specialists who deal with all types of cosmetic treatment negligence and beauty mistreatment claims. We have helped many people who have suffered pain, financial loss and embarrassment as a result of cosmetic treatment negligence.

Medical staff working in the private cosmetic sector are obligated to provide the same level of care as their NHS colleagues. When pursuing a cosmetic treatment negligence compensation claim, you do so as a breach of contract which has lead to negligent care. The specialist Cosmetic Treatment Negligence Team at Hugh James can also assist if you have received negligent treatment under the NHS.

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With more than 25 years’ experience in this field, Mari heads a dynamic team of clinical negligence specialists. Mari is a member of both The Law Society’s clinical negligence panel and the referral panel for Action against Medical Accidents. She has advised a number of patients who have been victims of gross neglect, representing the interests of patients and bereaved families in such cases involving General Medical Council (GMC) proceedings.

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Types of cosmetic treatment

  • Breast enlargement/reduction;
  • Brow or forehead lift;
  • Dental surgery;
  • Eyelid surgery;
  • Facelift;
  • Weight related surgery;
  • Gastric band;
  • Bariatric surgery;
  • Isolagen treatment;
  • Lip implants and fillers;
  • Liposuction;
  • Nose reshaping;
  • Tummy tuck surgery;
  • Chemical treatments;
  • Tattoos and piercings; and
  • Laser eye surgery.

Typical cosmetic treatment negligence claims

The most common problems we see and help with as solicitors include:

  • Chemical burns;
  • Unevenness following breast surgery;
  • Latex and other allergic reactions;
  • Skin disorders;
  • Infections;
  • Nerve damage;
  • Loss or reduction of eye sight;
  • Botched botox treatments;
  • Cosmetic surgery negligence;
  • Disfigurement and scaring;
  • Scalp and hair damage;
  • Hair loss;
  • Product failure or complications; and
  • Implant rupturing.

Claiming compensation for cosmetic treatment negligence

The value of your cosmetic treatment negligence claim will depend on certain factors, which include:

  • The severity of your injury or illness;
  • Recovery time and or any ongoing illness;
  • Financial loss as a result of your treatment; and
  • Type of product failure.

A claim can be made for:

  • Pain, discomfort or disability caused;
  • Loss of earnings;
  • Medical/treatment costs;
  • Equipment/medication costs; and
  • General expenses incurred.

How the Hugh James Cosmetic Treatment Negligence Team can help

The Hugh James Cosmetic Treatment Negligence and Product Failure Teams are top ranked across Wales and the UK. Our team of specialist solicitors are sympathetic and knowledgeable about the situation you may find yourself in. Your case will be handled confidentially and professionally. We will ensure you get the right compensation and the right rehabilitative or corrective treatment that your situation may require.

We can assist with minor claims, complex claims as well as life changing claims.

We work with most UK insurers and we offer no win, no fee arrangements so there is no need to pay hefty legal bills.

Call and speak to a solicitor for a free and confidential advice about your claim, or alternatively, you can complete our online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch.

  • We represent over 1,000 women who received the defective, and now banned Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants and are leading a group action against private cosmetic clinics in the UK.
  • Millions of pounds recovered in damages for injured people with almost 50 years experience of serving claimants injured through no fault of their own.
  • Our specialist team includes Solicitors Regulation Authority (Personal Injury) Panel members and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers members.

Our specialist team of cosmetic treatment negligence solicitors can help with minor to major cosmetic treatment negligence claims. Contact us today to discuss your claim, our initial assessment is free with no win, no fee available.

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