Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors – Drogheda, Ashbourne & Dublin
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Drogheda : 041 983 8708
Ashbourne : 01 835 2027
What is it?
Cosmetic surgery (or plastic surgery) is becoming ever more popular in Ireland. It is often a decision that is not taken lightly by a person who wants to change part of their appearance. In some cases, it is necessary following an injury or in pursuit of the correction of a disfigurement. It is also used to improve someone’s self-esteem. Regardless of the reasons why a person chooses cosmetic surgery or plastic surgery, medical negligence is not something that the patient should have to worry about.
Common Types of Claims
Cosmetic surgery/plastic surgery negligence claims commonly arise for some of the following reasons:
- Nerve damage
- Personal injuries sustained during the surgery or as a result of poor aftercare
- Unexpected scaring
- Liposuction resulting in perforated bowels
- Surgical error during surgery
- Nerve damage to face from botox/filler injections
- Removal of cancerous moles leading to the delay in cancer diagnosis
- Poor results
Some common medical negligence claims refer to the following cosmetic procedures:
- Plastic surgery
- Blepharoplasty (surgery of the eyelids)
- Forehead lift
- Laser hair removal
- Facial scar removal
- Hair replacement
- Laser surgery
- Rhinoplasty (surgery of the nose)
- Otoplasty (surgery of the ear)
- Mentoplasty (surgery of the chin)
- Skin resurfacing
- Laser tattoo removal
- Breast implants /breast augmentation
- Laser eye surgery
- Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
- Application of permanent /semi-permanent makeup
We Look After Your Case
Tallans Solicitors are the North-East’s largest law firm. With us, you’ll get jargon-free legal advice that you can depend on. Our solicitors are experts in their specific areas of practice, ensuring that you, our client, gets the best possible legal advice and personal attention. Established in 1899, trust Tallans to do the best for you, whatever legal issues you may face. Talk to Tallans today.
How do these claims arise?
Medical negligence claims can occur under different circumstances. Some examples of medical negligence include:
- During surgery where there is an error.
- A misdiagnosed patient.
- Medical practitioner fails to act, notice an illness or medical need.
- Medical care is below the standard expected from a medical practitioner.
- A medical practitioner causes injury, loss of quality of life, or in some cases, leading to death.
Medical practitioners that may be attributed to the negligence of various injuries and illnesses are:
- Medical Consultants
- Plastic Surgeons
- Lab Technicians
The list can also include various members of a medical facility, either in the private or public sector.
What do you need to be able to claim?
Once you have gathered all the relevant information in relation to your injury it is then time to move forward with your claim. It is important to use a specialist medical negligence solicitor to help you with this.
1. Speak with a solicitor
2. Obtain medical records
3. Letter of Claim
What do you need to be able to claim?
To bring a claim for cosmetic surgery negligence, it will be necessary to provide evidence that:
- The medical care you received was below a satisfactory standard (i.e. that a competent surgeon would not have made the same error), and;
- This negligence caused you damage or injury.
To prove your case, we will compile evidence, including medical records, and seek expert medical opinion.
Medical Negligence Specialists
1. Team of Experts on Speed Dial
Tallans are the only solicitors in the North East who have a team of medical experts in the UK on every medical speciality – gynae, cancer, surgery and much more.
2. Expertise on Compensation
Tallans are well experienced in understanding compensation levels when it comes to medical negligence cases. Sheila, our Managing Partner, was chosen to sit on the HepatitisC Compensation Tribunal and witnessed first hand the anguish of victims.
3. Advise on the Value of a Case
The solicitors at Tallans, due to the level of expertise can advise on the value of a case. Medical negligence is hard to prove. The law in Ireland states that you need an expert report from a suitably qualified expert. In addition, Sheila’s experience in medical knowledge is itself phenomenal because of the amount of cases she has worked on.
4. Liaise with other solicitors
There are a few expert medical negligence solicitors around the country. Tallans is one of them and they all liaise with each other.
5. Confidence is guaranteed
While Orla and the team are actively pursuing cases in a variety of medical negligence cases, we are not shouting it from the roof tops. Your confidentiality is more important to us.
6. Medical Negligence is traumatic enough
Being hurt by the medical profession is traumatic enough. Now, you don’t have to travel far to speak with medical negligence expert solicitors in Drogheda and Ashbourne.
Talk To Tallans Today
We use our expert knowledge and 130 year’s experience to give you the voice you need. We use non-legal language and provide practical and impartial advice through every stage of the process!
At Tallans, our dedicated medical negligence solicitors have years of experience in helping people deal with traumatic medical injury claims. We understand the injuries, both physically and emotionally, that you have suffered and have supported and helped many people in similar situations proceed with medical negligence claims in Ireland over the past 30 years.
Want to know what it’s like to work with Tallans Solicitors? The best way to find out is to see what past clients have said.
In a recent claim, Tallans Solicitors were superefficient and provided great service. I was very nervous coming in to see a solicitor but Orla Shevlin put me at ease straight-away. I found Orla very easy to talk to and knew I could trust her 100%.
I was extremely happy with the outcome of my case… Tallans were able to explain things to me in a way that I could understand. I have no hesitation in recommending Tallans to anyone.
From day one, Tallans Solicitors were transparent, clear and supportive regarding my case. They had a personable yet highly professional way in which they presented themselves. From day one, they were on my side. I will now go to them for all legal advice in the future and recommend everyone to seek advice and services from Tallans in Drogheda.
About Tallans Solicitors
We draw on more than 130 years of experience in personal injury law to provide you with expert advice and legal services.
We’re here to help you with your claim, and will work with you to ensure you understand every step of your legal journey.
Our friendly and experienced team are waiting to answer your call. Lines are open Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5.30 pm on 041 983 8708 (Drogheda) and 01 835 2027 (Ashbourne) or you can fill out our contact form and we’ll call you back.