Each year thousands of men and women across Australia have a cosmetic procedure. Whilst for some this may be a personal choice, for others it may be necessary to improve scarring after a motor vehicle accident, have a skin graft following burns, or as part of reconstructive surgery following cancer treatment. Whatever the reason for your cosmetic surgery, if it is performed negligently it is likely you will be entitled to compensation.
Examples of cosmetic surgery procedures that can give rise to medical negligence claims include the following:
With medical tourism becoming more popular for Australians, you may even be entitled to compensation if you suffered botched surgery abroad.
If you have been injured by incorrect treatment during a cosmetic surgery procedure, or if you were not fully informed of the risks of plastic surgery, you may be entitled to compensation. For further information about our success stories in this area, read our case studies.