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.
The experts at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors are here to help you claim the laser hair compensation you deserve, on a no win, no fee basis. We will support and advise you throughout the process, with the aim of helping you build a strong case.
We are the first legal firm to specialise in fighting cosmetic surgery negligence and will put you in the best possible position to succeed. 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.
To speak to us about a laser hair removal compensation claim, get in touch today. Call us on 0808 159 3802 or fill in the quick contact form on this page to request a call back.
How Can We Help WITH YOUR laser hair removal CLAIM?
If you have been injured as a result of a botched procedure, or if you had not been informed of the risks associated, Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors will work closely with you to secure the laser hair removal 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.
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF LASER HAIR REMOVAL 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
- Skin colour changes
You may have to pay for reconstructive surgery after being mistreated, which can be expensive, so filing a compensation claim could help you. Laser hair removal burns and scarring can be difficult to treat, so our experts will take care of the claim’s complexities, allowing you to get the professional help you need.
If you have suffered from a burn after laser hair removal, you should get a diagnosis from a medical professional, then seek the help of professional laser hair removal claims solicitors, such as those at Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors.
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.
Why Choose us for YOUR laser hair removal CLAIM?
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 laser hair removal 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. Our experienced solicitors will do everything they can to ensure the success of your laser hair removal burn settlement.
Read our testimonials from previous clients to find out more about how we can help.
FAQS ABOUT LASER HAIR REMOVAL COMPENSATION CLAIMS
How long will my laser hair removal claim 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.
What are the possible laser hair removal side effects?
As with any medical treatment, there may be side effects. If you have been treated negligently, these may be worsened.
Redness, irritation and crusting are common as the treatment affects your skin, so it is important to tell the difference between these and laser hair surgery burn marks or scarring. If you are unsure and the problem persists, you should seek a medical diagnosis from a professional.
Your skin may also change colour slightly after the process. These changes are to your skin’s pigmentation, so should not be worried about as they fade with time.
These are common laser hair removal risks, and proper duty of care should be taken by surgeons, which also means informing you. If you were unaware of these side effects and believe you were not informed, you could be liable to claim.
Less common side effects include burns and blisters, which is a sign of laser hair removal gone wrong. In the case of this, you should also consider filing a laser hair removal burn compensation claim.
If you have suffered from a laser hair removal gone wrong, contact Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors today.
To speak to a member of our specialist team, call 0808 159 3802, or fill in the online contact form to request a call back.