Cosmetic Surgery Errors Claims

If you have experienced physical injuries or psychological trauma as a result of poor cosmetic surgery due to the negligence of a cosmetic surgeon, you may be entitled to a compensation claim.

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What are cosmetic surgery errors?

The market for cosmetic surgery has increased significantly in Ireland over the last few years; what was once an area of medical negligence reserved for celebrities or wealthy persons, it has recently become more accessible, affordable, and as a result more prevalent in Irish society.

With this growth of the market in Ireland, we have also seen a rise in the number of medical practitioners claiming to be specialist cosmetic surgeons – quite often though, this is not the case.

There have been a plethora of new clinics in Ireland offering cosmetic surgery with most people locating these providers online where low prices are used to entice potential customers.

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Cosmetic Surgery Errors FAQs

Lack of regulation of cosmetic surgery in Ireland

The lack of adequate regulation of the industry in Ireland has not helped matters in this regard. In response to the ongoing concerns expressed in relation to the safety and quality of cosmetic surgery procedures in Ireland, the Irish Medical Organisation, 2010, issued a guidance paper entitled ‘Recommendations for patients considering surgical cosmetic procedures.

This document is a good place to start for anyone considering cosmetic surgery in Ireland and we would advise anyone considering the same to read it by clicking on the hyperlinked text.

As well as reading that, the Irish Medical Council would also recommend that prospective patients consult a registered plastic surgeon. To do this, you can verify a doctor’s qualifications and check if a doctor is on the specialist division of the medical register by using the Medical Council’s ‘Search for a Registered Doctor’ facility where you can search by name as well as registration number.

To speak with one of our cosmetic surgery errors claims solicitors, call (Free Phone) 1800 844 104 or complete our online enquiry form.

Cosmetic Surgery Errors FAQs

Common medical negligence claims involving cosmetic surgery include, but are not limited to

It should be remembered that even relatively ‘small’ procedures, which may not be conducted by invasive techniques can nevertheless cause pain, discomfort and/or serious health problems if they are not carried out correctly.

‘Fast’ cosmetic treatments available such as botox injections, dermal fillers,, and laser treatment are sometimes carried out by establishments selling these procedures for what are relatively low rated but the reality is that they are not monitored, regulated, or controlled and huge caution should be exercised.

 A good cosmetic surgeon will

  • Be suitably qualified as a cosmetic surgeon.
  • Inform you of the benefits of cosmetic enhancements.
  • Discuss the risks with you in detail.
  • Outline the alternatives available to you.
  • Give you a cooling-off period whilst you think about the best course of action for you.
  • Perform the procedure in question with proper skill and due care

To speak with one of our cosmetic surgery errors claims solicitors, call (Free Phone) 1800 844 104 or complete our online enquiry form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Caveat Emptor  – ‘Buyer Beware’

  • Even the most straightforward procedure can cause very serious problems if negligently performed resulting in numerous and very serious types of injuries including severe pain and discomfort, permanent disfigurement, and, in very extreme cases, death. If you have had a substandard cosmetic procedure or have had avoidable post-operative complications you may be entitled to pursue a medical negligence compensation claim.
  • Your doctor must inform you of the risks involved. Only a fully informed patient can make an informed decision as to whether or not you wish to go ahead with a procedure. If you were not fully advised of the risks prior to your procedure you may be entitled to claim compensation and you should contact our team without delay.
  • One of the first steps in processing your claim will be to engage an independent medical expert to review your medical records and/or examine you for the purposes of furnishing an expert medical opinion. The expert opinion is used to support your claim and will need to show that the injury, loss and damage suffered by you could have been avoided if a more appropriate course of action had been taken. As with all personal injury claims, there are strict time limits to be adhered to and we would again advise anyone with any questions or doubts to contact us for a free, confidential and consultation over the phone.

How we can help?

To speak with one of our cosmetic surgery error solicitors, call (Free Phone) 1800 844 104 or complete our online enquiry form.

Coleman Legal can help you find out if you are eligible for compensation. If you are eligible for compensation, we will fight for you while you recover, ensuring your best interests are met and that you receive the best settlement or Court Award that is fair to you in the entirety of the circumstances.

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