When mistakes are made during facelift surgery it can be quite traumatic. If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence, Slater and Gordon’s specialist legal experts can help get the compensation you deserve.
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When does a facelift procedure become a medical negligence claim?
Facelifts (rhytidectomy) is one of the more popular cosmetic surgery procedures. In the majority of cases, facelifts are privately funded, although in few situations they may also be available on the NHS.
Regardless of whether your facelift procedure was carried out by a private practice or the NHS, if the medical professionals carrying out your surgery, or looking after you during the recovery period, make mistakes that cause you injury, you may be entitled to for medical negligence.
What type of mistakes cause medical negligence in facelift surgery?
All cosmetic surgery procedures have an element of risk. However, where mistakes have led to an injury or illness, you may be able to claim compensation. There are a number of mistakes that can lead to negligent facelift surgery, such as:
- Risks haven't been explained properly
- Poor surgical technique
- Neglecting the patient
- Lack of precautionary measures
- Clinical errors
- Lack of instructions regarding aftercare
What type of injuries can result from medical negligence in facelift surgery procedures?
There are a number of injuries which can result from negligent care both during and after face lift surgery. Such injuries include:
- Abnormal bleeding, clots (haematoma)
- Nerve damage
How do I make a medical negligence claim for facelift 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 claims and can provide you with the best possible service, not only ensuring that you get the best outcome to your case, but can ensure you get the treatment and additional support you need to assist with your recovery.
I cannot recommend Slater and Gordon enough, throughout the entire period of the case, all the staff have been both very professional, and supportive. Mr Q (medical negligence client)
I just wanted to say thank you so much for everything Slater and Gordon have done to fight this case for us. I appreciate it has involved a lot of people. Please can you also thank the expert witnesses who have provided their expertise and help. Mr and Mrs H (medical negligence client)
Kept informed regularly as to how my claim was going, prompt replies to any questions I had, excellent customer service at all times. Excellent service from all staff that have been involved in my claim. Ms S (medical negligence client)