With tattoos and inkings becoming more and more popular, many people are choosing to visit tattoo parlours more frequently. Although once seen as rather taboo, tattoos are now popular in the mainstream and many adults and young people enjoy getting them. A Chiltern accident however can have a number of consequences, and we’ll go into it in more detail below.
In the event of a Chiltern accident
Whilst something like a wonky or poor quality tattoo can be upsetting and irritating, things can be far more serious if your tattoo artists causes a Chiltern accident or fails to ensure your safety. As needles are used to give tattoos and the skin is often broken, it is vital that new needles are used for each person and that the equipment is fully sterilised between uses.
By using new needles and cleaning the equipment thoroughly, tattoo artists can help stop the spread of infections and can help to ensure that a Chiltern accident doesn’t occur. However, if your tattoo artist doesn’t follow the relevant health and safety guidelines, you may become unwell as a result and you could suffer from an accident.
As it can be relatively easy to get an infection after having a tattoo, you’ll want to keep the area clean and well-dressed. If you feel unwell or the area fails to heal, it’s important to seek medical help as quickly as possible. If your blood becomes infected as a result of the tattoo you could become very unwell so it’s important that you begin treatment straightaway, if it’s needed.
Call us today to discuss an accident
If you have experienced an accident whilst in a tattoo parlour and it wasn’t your fault, it’s possible that you may be able to obtain compensation for the harm that you’ve suffered. If you become unwell, rather than injured because of an accident, you could still successfully claim compensation with help from a personal injury lawyer.
If you’d like to make a claim for an accident, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out how we can help?
We’re always happy to help potential claimants and we’ll even provide no-obligation advice so you won’t have to pay anything at all to find out more about obtaining compensation.
Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help you to obtain the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline today for more information on making an accident claim in Chiltern.
Date Published: 17th June 2014