There were around 22,000 cosmetic surgery operations performed in the UK during 2005 and, as a result, more than 7 million has been paid out to patients who have made compensation claims for medical negligence and surgical errors over the past 13 years. Many claims are pursued as a result of surgical consultants who fail to adequately explain the risks of the procedure or provide proper post-operative care that can lead to the onset of infections and disfigurements.
The YouClaim team is thoroughly experienced when it comes to claiming compensation for cosmetic surgery errors. For more information call us now on 0800 10 757 95 or complete an online claim form and we will be in touch.
Cosmetic surgery is not just plastic surgery, but any surgical procedure performed in order to change an individual’s appearance. As well as being used worldwide by those who want to make changes to the size of their nose or breasts, procedures such as reconstructive surgery can help patients to regain their self-confidence following burn injuries or other serious personal injuries.
There are many other surgical procedures in this area and cosmetic surgeons usually specialise in more than one, for example:
Cosmetic procedures, particularly if you go to a private clinic, are likely to cost a considerable amount of money. The last thing that you are expecting after having saved for a tummy tuck are devastating scars or significant internal damage caused by your surgeon's negligence or your nurse's failure to provide the correct level of aftercare.
Common medical negligence claims associated with cosmetic surgery include:
If you have suffered medical negligence at the hands of a cosmetic surgeon or any other medical professional then you may be able to make a compensation claim through us today.
Call us today on 0800 10 757 95 to gain free legal advice or make a no win, no fee medical negligence claim.
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