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Beauty treatment claims

A trip to your local Salon is supposed to be a relaxing and enjoyable experience and a majority of treatments are carried out well.  Unfortunately, for some clients it can end in disaster resulting in injury and damage which can often cause considerable distress and embarrassment.

In these cases, individuals can suffer injury, damages or losses as the direct result of negligence on the part of a hairdresser or therapist. 

The beauty treatment injuries in such cases can range from burns and damage to skin including scarring, permanent damage to hair and, in very extreme cases, can cause death.

The chemicals, products and equipment used by hairdressers and therapists can be extremely dangerous if they are not used with proper skill and care. Any reputable hairdresser or therapist must carry out certain tests prior to applying these.  Failure to do so will leave them exposed to a claim for negligence.

A lack of proper regulation of the beauty treatment industry has been a long-standing problem.  Changes that came into effect in April 2017 mean that all cosmetic practices are now required to register with Health Improvement Scotland.  It is estimated, however, that a considerable proportion of practices remain unregistered.

Making a beauty treatment claim

This is a specialist area of law and Digby Brown have an in-house  beauty injury solicitor, Jennifer Watson, who has successfully represented clients who have suffered serious burns, scalp injuries and hair damage as a result of negligence.

Jennifer is a Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist in Personal Injury and an accredited Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).  A member of the Trichological Society, Jennifer is a tutor at Dundee University in client counselling and joint co-ordinator of the personal injury elective course in the Diploma in legal practice.

Listen to Jennifer discuss the April 2017 changes in cosmetic treatment regulations.

If you believe you have been injured as a result of what you consider to be negligence as a result of poor beauty treatment, you can call us on 0333 200 5925, fill in our brief enquiry form and someone will contact you or email Jennifer directly, jennifer.watson@digbybrown.co.uk

From here, one of our experienced lawyers will take some details about your accident and give you initial advice on your claim, the process and more about our no win no fee funding package, Compensate.



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