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Have you suffered negligence at the hands of a medical professional while being assessed for cosmetic surgery, undergoing a procedure, or during the recovery process? You might be entitled to claim compensation.

By contacting the cosmetic surgery compensation solicitor team at Healys today you can find out whether you could take legal action. When these treatments and procedures go wrong, the consequences can be traumatic on both a physical and psychological level – don’t just accept it, contact us about it.

The statistics

Around 30,000 cosmetic surgery procedures are carried out in the UK each year, with breast enlargement, uplift or reduction, tummy tucks, botox, liposuction, face lifts, and rhinoplasty among the most common.

Injuries and duty of care

Although the vast majority of procedures will be carried out without serious complication, when negligence occurs – whether as a result of surgical error or post-operative complication – claimants can suffer a range of symptoms, from excessive bleeding or infection to scarring or disfigurement.

Clinicians have a duty to inform patients of all the risks inherent in a procedure, while also allowing a two-week ‘cooling-off’ period before any operations are carried out. Any failures in this regard may constitute grounds for a cosmetic surgery claim.

Furthermore, if the procedure caused unnecessary pain or the results fell short of what had been promised, it may be worth speaking to a cosmetic surgery compensation solicitor about making a claim.

Why contact a solicitor?

After suffering clinical negligence it is natural to feel distressed, angry, and vulnerable. These emotions might mean that the thought of taking legal action and having to talk about your case causes you stress.

However, if you have a valid and viable claim, we could help you receive compensation for the harm which has been caused to you. Moreover, the settlement could help you undergo corrective surgery to rectify this negligence.

You might also want to have therapy or counselling to help you manage the traumatic fallout, and the cost of this could be covered by the compensation you receive.

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  • Jonathan was able to help the husband of a 50 year old woman claim compensation after the hospital failed to diagnose her cancer. Mrs L attended hospital complaining of pain in her abdomen. She was discharged without further tests but unfortunately she died of thyroid cancer a few months later. Jonathan argued that the chance for a liver biopsy was missed during her visit to hospital and although this would not affect the unfortunate outcome, palliative care could have been arranged to ease Mrs L’s suffering. Jonathan was able to secure Mrs L’s husband a five figure sum in compensation.
  • Jonathan has also helped the family of a 71 year old man claim compensation after a complication in his surgery caused his death. Mr R was suffering from chest pains and was admitted to hospital for tests. He was found to have an issue with his heart and doctors attempted to rectify this with a surgical procedure. Unfortunately during this procedure an air pocket had got into one of his blood vessels which caused Mr R’s death. With expert medical evidence Jonathan was able to secure Mr R’s family £75,000 in compensation.
  • Jonathan helped X get further compensation and access to services to aid in his rehabilitation. X was a subject of sexual abuse from his step father between the ages of 5 and 7. Initial application for compensation was made in 1990 and X was awarded £10,000. After several attempts at his own life, X decided to contact Jonathan to seek further compensation. Jonathan was able to secure X £200,000 in compensation and an overall award of £1,200,000 inclusive of state benefits. More importantly Jonathan then arranged the Special Needs Trust to support X’s rehabilitation.
  • Jonathan helped the parents of Baby B claim compensation after a failure in care during labour resulted in Baby B’s death. Initially the Trust denied they were responsible for Baby B’s death but after negotiations the Trust admitted responsibility and Jonathan was able to negotiate an out of court settlement for Baby B’s parents.
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