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Laser hair removal compensation claims

Have you suffered painful side effects as a result of laser hair removal negligence? If so, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.

If your laser hair removal procedure has gone wrong and you’ve been left suffering with an injury, the experts at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. We will support and advise you throughout the process, with the aim of helping you build a strong case.

In our many years of representing patients who have received substandard care, we have recovered more than £4 million and counting for our clients, providing them with much-needed peace of mind and the ability to move on with their lives.

We work on a no win, no fee basis and - as the first legal firm to specialise in fighting cosmetic surgery negligence - we will put you in the best possible position to succeed.

To speak to us about a laser hair removal compensation claim, get in touch today. Call us on 0800 634 0285 or fill in the quick contact form on this page to request a call back.

THE CLAIMS PROCESS EXPLAINED

How Can We Help?

If you have been injured as a result of laser hair removal, or if something went wrong and you had not been informed of the risks associated with the procedure, Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors will work closely with you to secure any compensation to which you might be entitled.

This includes calculating the value of any financial burdens and emotional distress caused as a result of the botched procedure, including the financial impact of being unable to work and the cost of follow-up or corrective treatment.

We will build the most compelling legal case for you based on your circumstances, while providing sensitive advice and legal support through every stage of what can be a complex process. Our aim is always to make this experience as stress-free as possible for you, while placing your best interests at the centre of everything that we do.

Why Choose Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors?

As the first legal practice established in England and Wales to be solely dedicated to supporting victims of cosmetic surgery negligence, we know exactly what it takes to bring a claim that has the best possible chance of winning.

We have more than 15 years of experience in supporting victims of cosmetic surgery and beauty treatment negligence, and have significant specialist expertise in this area of law. Our ‘excellent’ rating on TrustPilot shows that our clients appreciate our sensitive and respectful way of working.

To date, we have secured more than £4 million in compensation for our clients after obtaining medical evidence, and since we work on a no win, no fee basis, there is no financial risk involved with making a laser hair removal claim with us.

Read our testimonials from previous clients to find out more about how we can help.

How Long Will the Claims Process Take?

Because the details of every laser hair removal claim are different, the length of the claims process will vary accordingly. By getting in touch with Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors, we can provide you with a clearer idea of how long this might take in your case.

When you get in touch with us, you will be assigned a dedicated solicitor to assess your case in detail and provide you with a comprehensive plan of the steps involved. You will then be able to get in touch with them whenever you need to for regular updates, legal guidance and answers to any questions you might have.

Learn more about the full claims process here.

What Are the Signs That My Laser Hair Removal Has Gone Wrong?

Laser hair removal and IPL (intense pulsed light) hair removal are among the most common cosmetic procedures in the UK. Unfortunately, problems can occur during and after the procedure, many of which are caused by practitioners who are not qualified to carry out the treatment.

Since the use of lasers was deregulated by the UK government in 2010, there has been a dramatic rise in laser hair removal claims as a result of injuries caused by the procedure. These cases are particularly frequent against non-medically trained practitioners, such as beauty salons and clinics that offer these treatments.

Staff in these establishments are not medically qualified, but still have a professional duty of care to perform the procedure without error or undue risk of harm to the patient.

Examples of common injuries when hair removal goes wrong include:

  • A burning sensation as the laser runs over the skin
  • Laser burns on the skin after laser treatment
  • Scarring
  • Skin colour changes

Practitioners’ and clinics’ duty of care

Because of the risks associated with laser hair removal, clinics responsible for carrying out these procedures have a duty of care to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their patients. Accountability is of paramount importance, as botched hair removal can result in potentially long-lasting physical and psychological damage.

Professionals are therefore required to not only take all the necessary steps to avoid any adverse outcomes that can reasonably be prevented, but also for ensuring that patients are aware enough of any risks so that they are able to make an informed decision about the treatment.

Before undergoing any procedure, we advise patients to ask the following questions:

  • What type of laser is being used?
  • Why has this particular laser been chosen for my skin?
  • Is there literature available that states the laser is appropriate for my skin colour?
  • What are the risks involved?
  • Have any adverse effects been experienced with other patients?
  • How many treatments will be required?

If the practitioner is unable to answer these questions, it is likely that they have not fulfilled their duty of care. This means you may be eligible to make a laser hair removal compensation claim if something has gone wrong.

COntact Us Today

To find out more about making a compensation claim for laser hair removal gone wrong, contact Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today.

To speak to a member of our specialist team, call 0800 634 0285, or fill in the online contact form to request a call back.

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