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Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors: Cosmetic (Plastic) Surgery Claims & Negligence Compensation

 

Cosmetic surgery is now a common form of medicine, and there have been a variety of high-profile cases when things have not gone to plan.

If you, a member of your family, or a friend have been injured because of medical negligence relating to a cosmetic surgery procedure, you could be able to claim for compensation.

Lanyon Bowdler has an excellent team of medical negligence specialists who have vast experience of successfully claiming for compensation due to negligent cosmetic surgery procedures.

Am I Eligible to Claim for Cosmetic Surgery Compensation?

If you have concerns about the care you received during a cosmetic surgery procedure and suspect that a medical professional was negligent, which directly contributed to an injury or disfigurement, then it’s vital to get in touch with a legal specialist as soon as possible.

The team here at Lanyon Bowdler have the knowledge and expertise to advise you on your options, and will discuss your case in an approachable and sensitive way. Our solicitors regularly represent people who have been affected by clinical negligence by both the NHS and private healthcare companies.

There are some common types of clinical negligence that lead to claims being made, such as:

  • Infections following surgery.
  • Unexpected scarring after an operation, including breast implants and uplifts, breast reduction, facelifts and liposuction.
  • Eyesight problems following laser eye surgery.
  • Unevenness after breast implants, uplifts or breast reduction.

Which Procedures Commonly Lead to Cosmetic Surgery Claims?

The legal specialists at Lanyon Bowdler have guided clients through the compensation process for cases relating to a number of different procedures, including:

  • Nose re-shaping
  • Breast enlargement, uplift or reduction
  • Tummy tuck
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Facelift
  • Liposuction
  • Lip implants
  • Brow-lift
  • Gastric band or weight-related surgery
  • Ear pinning or correction

If you have been adversely affected by any other type of cosmetic surgery, please get in touch with one of our experienced medical negligence lawyers who can talk you through your options.

Legal 500 & Chambers UK Recommendations

The Medical Negligence department is recognised in Tier One for the West Midlands in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500, which described the department as "distinct and outstanding" saying the group has extensive experience across a wide range of medical negligence claims including birth, brain and spinal injuries, fatalities, amputations and delay in diagnosis. Other strengths lie in advising on negligent surgery, ophthalmic and vascular conditions.'

The Chambers UK 2022 ranks the department in Band 1 for Hereford, Worcester & Surrounds and Shrewsbury & Surrounds, it states we are an 'Impressive practice group with a growing presence across the West Midlands. Offers specialist advice across the full gamut of clinical negligence mandates, with particular experience in cases of surgical error, delayed diagnosis and failure to supervise those at risk of suicide. Additionally skilled in cases relating to post-surgical negligence, brain injury and fatal claims.'

Chambers UK highlight Beth Heath who was appointed department head in May 2021 'Notable practitioner Beth Heath has experience advising clients on delayed diagnosis of cancer, surgical negligence and informed consent cases. "She is very organised and efficient, with a thorough approach."

Lanyon Bowdler Clinical Negligence Team Win 'Team of the Year' in Personal Injury Awards 2018

Lanyon Bowdler won the Clinical Negligence Team of the Year title at the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards in Manchester, beating off competition from across the UK.

Kay Kelly, former head and now consultant for the team, said: “This is absolutely wonderful news and is a fitting tribute to the expertise and dedication of our clinical negligence lawyers.

“Clinical negligence is a particularly sensitive area of law which makes a tremendous difference to people’s lives. A successful claim can be vital for the person’s recovery and future quality of life, so to be recognised as being the best team in the country for our work means a great deal.”

 

 

The team is both proud and delighted to have won this award. The winning video submission can be viewed below.

 

 

You can view the highlights from The Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2018 here.

 

Contact our Cosmetic Surgery Compensation Claims Solicitors

More and more people are undergoing cosmetic and plastic surgery operations, with recent figures showing a 70% increase in the number of procedures. Sadly, as the popularity of cosmetic surgery rises, so too does the number of clinical and medical negligence claims.

If you or a family member feel as though you have been treated negligently by a private hospital or cosmetic surgeon and you have been left in pain or discomfort, or you are now facing new health problems that you did not have prior to your treatment, then it is highly likely you are entitled to make a Medical Negligence Claim. Give our Medical Negligence Lawyers a call or complete our online enquiry form, to see how our team can help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. 

Please call for a friendly, confidential and compassionate approach to your situation.  There is no obligation you or any charges for our initial assessment. 

By choosing Lanyon Bowdler for any form of Serious Injury Claim or Medical Negligence Claim, you can rest assured that you have the best legal expertise on your team. Lanyon Bowdler's Medical Negligence team is widely acclaimed and recognised as one of the best clinical negligence departments in the country. We are committed to providing exceptional levels of client care and will work closely and considerately with you to help find the best outcomes and help to get your life back on track.

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Conwy, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry, and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands (including Wolverhampton & Birmingham). As a leading UK full-service law firm, we can represent you wherever you live in the UK.

Testimonials

A complete honest and friendly service from start to finish. Thank you very much. 

- Mr William Peace & Richard Peace, Ludlow

Professional and caring towards clients.

- Mr Nicky John Mullis & Mrs Alison Jane Miles, Shrewsbury

Professional, clear on expectations, prompt on responding to my questions and queries. All paperwork sent promptly and clearly marked when you required my response. 

- Miss Nicola Georgina Foster

Every step of the way you have cared, you have listened, you have supported and you have fought for us. And you have done all this in the most professional and dignified manner. 

- Mr & Mrs XB

'You really cared and wanted the best possible outcome for our son'

- Mr & Mrs Abernethy, Cheshire

Great communication and persistence with difficult defendant.

- Mr J Partington, Whitchurch

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