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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

    Compensation Claim in Shorwell

    Cosmetic Surgery and Making a Claim for Compensation

    If you have had cosmetic surgery and something has gone wrong during the procedure, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim Shorwell. The surgeon has a responsibility to ensure that there are no complications during the procedure and you can claim for medical negligence if this is not the case. There are a number of claims which may be made in relation to cosmetic surgery, including issues with botox injections, nose jobs, plastic surgery, liposuction and so on.

    What Is My Claim?

    Prior to undertaking the cosmetic surgery process, the surgeon should make sure you have plenty of time to think about it and that you are fully aware of the risks. If they have failed to do this and the surgery has gone wrong for whatever reason, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim in Shorwell. There may be some other exceptions to this, whereby you may still be entitled to a claim, even if they have let you know about the dangers. It is worthwhile speaking to an adviser at Accident Advice Helpline for advice and information.

    Types of Claims

    There are many aspects to a claim for cosmetic surgery which has gone wrong, including physical and psychological scarring, outlay for the surgery, out of pocket expenses such as the cost of medical treatment. You may even have been left out of work due to your bad cosmetic surgery and this can be another aspect to the value of your claim.


    As part of a medical negligence claim you will need to be able to provide evidence to substantiate your claim. You may need a second opinion from another surgeon who will be able to act as a witness and photographs will be essential for this type of claim. A doctor’s report will also be required as part of your claim and you should provide receipts for any costs you have incurred.

    Claim Process

    When you are ready to start the compensation claim in Shorwell, you should call Accident Advice Helpline and speak to one of the advisers. They will be able to take you through the process and will put you in touch with a solicitor to handle your case. The duration of the claim is hard to predict, as it depends on the willingness of the third party to admit liability. It can sometimes be quite a lengthy process. The value of the claim will also depend on a number of factors including, out of pocket expenses and whether or not you have had corrective surgery.

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    Accident Advice Helpline provide a ‘no win, no fee obligation’ and are also fully supported by Esther Rantzen, who is a well-known supporter of human rights causes. You can call the advisers at any time and they will be happy to assist with your claim and offer support and advice whenever necessary.

    Date Published: 11th August 2013

    Author: David Brown

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