Cosmetic surgery

Breast surgery claims

When mistakes are made during breast surgery it can be quite traumatic. If you’ve suffered an injury during breast surgery as a result of medical negligence, Slater and Gordon’s specialist legal experts can help get the compensation you deserve.

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Cosmetic surgery claims experts

Slater and Gordons medical negligence experts are ready to help you with your cosmetic surgery claims. Contact us online today or call us on freephone 0161 830 9632 to speak to one of our friendly advisers.

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When does breast surgery become a medical negligence claim?

In the majority, whether you’re undergoing breast surgery for health or cosmetic reasons, surgery goes well, and you get the results you were expecting. However, there are occasions when mistakes are made which causes pain and suffering and sometimes has life-changing consequences. If you’ve received a poor standard of care which has caused you harm, you may be entitled to compensation for medical negligence.

What’s the most common type of negligent breast surgery?

Medical professionals can make mistakes in all types of breast surgery. Our experts have helped many patients who’ve suffered medical negligence as a result of all types of breast surgery, including:

  • Breast augmentations
  • Breast reductions
  • Breast uplifts / mastopexy
  • Breast reconstructions
  • Breast implants

What type of mistakes cause medical negligence in breast surgery?

There are a number of mistakes which can lead to negligent breast surgery, such as:

  • A surgical error during surgery
  • Administering an incorrect dosage of anaesthetic
  • Using faulty equipment, including damaged implants
  • Failing to take a full medical history

It’s not only during surgery that negligence can take place. Mistakes made during the recovery period can be just as damaging for the patient, such as failing to notice that a patient is developing an infection.

If you believe negligence has caused you injury, please contact one of our experts for advice on making a No Win No Fee compensation claim.

How do I make a medical negligence claim for breast surgery?

Our medical negligence team are one of the best in the country and are highly ranked in independent legal guides such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

The team are highly experienced in dealing with negligent cosmetic surgery and can provide you with the best possible service, not only ensuring that you get the best outcome but that you also receive the quality treatment and support you need to assist with your recovery.

Contact us on 0161 830 9632 to speak to our friendly team, or contact us online here and a member of the team will call you back.

Visit our medical negligence FAQs or our medical negligence claims guide for further information.

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