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Beauty treatment claims – what is the process?

In the UK the beauty treatment industry is largely unregulated and with beauty treatments on the rise many people are now looking to make claims following procedures that have gone wrong. An injury caused by a beauty treatment can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Therefore knowing your rights is incredibly important to ensure you get the justice that you deserve. If you have suffered an injury or accident due to a beauty procedure gone wrong then keep reading to find out how to make a personal injury claim. 

What type of beauty treatments can I claim for? – Cereri de accident pentru tratamente de frumusețe

Beauty treatments cover a wide range of procedures with some carry more risk of injury than others here are some of the common beauty treatment you can claim for: 

  • Botox 
  • Dermal Fillers 
  • Lip filler 
  • Chemical peels 
  • Tattooing 
  • Piercings
  • Laser hair removal 
  • Waxing 
  • Hair Dye 

Allergic reactions to beauty products

Beauty treatments often involve the use of various products that contain ingredients that can cause an allergic reaction. If a beauty therapist fails to inquire about potential allergies or neglects to perform patch tests then they can be held liable. 

Injury from treatments

Procedures like waxing, laser hair removal, or chemical peels carry inherent risks of burns or skin irritations. The beauty therapist is responsible for using appropriate techniques and following treatment guidelines. Failure to do so may result in the salon being held liable for injuries.

Staff negligence 

A lack of hygiene, improper training, or inadequate maintenance of a beauty salon can all lead to infection or injury. Beauty salons are liable for accidents caused by negligence and are responsible for maintaining a safe environment for customers at all times. 

Equipment malfunctions

Beauty therapy involves the use of various equipment, such as lasers, steamers, or massage tables. Malfunctions due to lack of maintenance or failure to follow safety guidelines can result in accidents. The salon is held liable for neglecting equipment safety protocols.

Time limits for beauty treatment claims –  limită de timp pentru cererile de accident pentru tratamentul de frumusețe

For beauty treatment you have up to three years to make a claim. This is usually counted from either the time the beauty treatment was performed or when you were first diagnosed with the injury.  However, if you have suffered an injury it is important that you contact expert personal injury lawyers, like us at Remus Robu Solicitors, as soon as possible to make your claim. This is to ensure you have the best chance of success as it enables us to gather evidence while it is fresh, helping us to build a much stronger case. 

How much compensation can I claim? 

If you have been injured by a beauty treatment gone wrong the amount of compensation you can claim will depend on the severity of the injury and the impact it has had on your life.  When establishing the amount of compensation you can claim a variety of factors will be considered including: 

  • Pain and suffering caused by the injury 
  • The impact the injury has had on your social life and family life
  • Loss of earnings including time off work and future loss of income 
  • Medical expenses including ongoing and future medical care  
  • Damage to clothes or personal items due to the treatment
  • Travel expenses that were incurred as a direct result of your injury  
  • Medical aids or home adaptations if your injury has resulted in a disability 

What happens if you sign a waiver? 

Many beauty treatments require you to sign a waiver beforehand to make you aware of the treatment you are to receive and the potential risks that may occur . Many people assume that by signing a waiver they are forfeiting their right to make a personal injury claim, however this is not the case. A waiver does not stop you from pursuing a personal injury claim if the salon is at fault due to their negligence. 

Pursuing beauty treatment claims – urmărirea cererilor de accident de tratament de înfrumusețare

If you have suffered an injury due to a beauty treatment then hiring a personal injury lawyer is the first step in getting the compensation you deserve. 

At Remus Robu Solicitors we are experts in the industry with a team with over two decades of experience winning successful claims for our clients both in the UK and in Romania.  

Our skilled team of English and Romanian speaking lawyer’s are on hand to guide you through your claim and ensure a successful outcome. Get in touch to begin your claim now.