If you’ve been hurt during your career as a tattooist and you need legal advice on how to make a tattooist accident claim, then you need look no further than Accident Advice Helpline’s team of personal injury claims specialists. For more information, why not call our free, 24-hour helpline today for access to expert advice regarding the accident you’ve suffered, the most up-to-date information on compensation law or for an update on a claim you already have in progress with us.
The art of tattooing others is as dangerous as it is beautiful. The skill and precision it takes to ink other people’s skin is matched only by the level of risk faced by these talented artists each day. Dangerous equipment, hazardous materials and unpredictable customers are just a few potential injury risks encountered by those within the tattoo industry. Although tattooists are aware of the risks their career presents and undergo years of training before qualifying, sometimes accidents are inevitable, no matter how prepared you are. If the accident that caused your injury was due to someone else – be this through faulty equipment, hazardous substances, substandard training or unsafe surroundings – you may be entitled to compensation.
Successfully winning a financial payout can help those who have suffered an accident to gain a sense of justice and also ensures that whatever caused your accident can be avoided, by putting preventative measures in place to prevent this from happening again. This closure can help people move on from what has no doubt been a very emotionally distressing accident in the workplace.
Am I eligible to make a tattooist accident claim?
If your accident meant that you had to seek out medical treatment and if it happened within the past three years, you might be eligible to make a claim. After speaking with one of our advisors, if this is deemed to be the case, Accident Advice Helpline will take on your compensation claim on a no win, no fee* basis.
Often, getting the ball rolling sooner rather than later means that it is easier to gather supporting evidence for your tattooist accident claim such as getting the contact details of any eyewitnesses or photographs of what caused your accident. These little details can help give your case a better chance of success, so are definitely worth doing once you feel up to it.
It is of equal importance to note that your tattooist accident claim will only be deemed eligible if your medical records reflect the accident you suffered and the injuries you sustained. If you haven’t done so already, book in with your doctor today. Maintaining a good relationship with your local health provider is just as important later on, too – if you do happen to develop any subsequent health problems which are caused by your accident, pay a repeat visit to have your medical records updated accordingly. It may be possible, even once your tattooist accident claim is in progress, to submit additional notes if your medical condition alters.
To find out more, call our free, 24-hour helpline today, on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: June 11, 2015
Author: David Brown