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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Claiming compensation for breast reduction surgery error


    Many women experience daily problems and health issues if they have large breasts. Backache is just one symptom that can arise from having large breasts and a feeling of general discomfort is another. This is why some women will consider breast reduction surgery so they are able to get the figure they want.

    While the majority of these procedures are completed without any problems at all, some women do experience issues as a consequence of undergoing the surgery. For example there is the potential for some women not to be fully or properly informed of the risks of such an operation. In other cases they may be left with severe scarring and other unsightly changes they did not expect. Infection also has the potential to occur at the surgical site. While potential hazards can occur it is imperative that you are fully informed prior to the surgery. If you believe you have suffered from having breast reduction surgery and that negligence was involved, you could have a case to bring for compensation. Since most women who undergo this type of procedure do so because they want to look and feel better, you can imagine how traumatic it can be to experience problems.

    Evidence of negligence can support a compensation claim

    The majority of surgeries of this nature go smoothly and the women are pleased with the results. However, as with all surgeries there are potential hazards that can occur and the surgeon has a duty of care to ensure all patients are informed of these hazards prior to surgery. They should also ensure the best care is delivered at all stages.

    If you believe you have evidence that negligence has occurred with your surgery it is well worth seeking professional advice from an injury compensation lawyer so you can determine whether you are in a good position to make a claim.

    Take our 30-second online test now to find out more

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline we have already assisted many other women in bringing successful claims in these types of situations. Call us today on our free 24/7 enquiry line and take advantage of our no-obligation advice. We may be able to help you bring a no win, no fee* claim for compensation regarding your breast reduction surgery procedure. Alternatively you can go online and try our 30-second test to see whether you have cause to bring a case.

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    Date Published: July 12, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.