If you unfortunate enough to have suffered a tattoo injury or a personal injury in the tattoo studio either from a poor tattoo, tattoo mistakes, an allergic reaction, an infected tattoo, complications during laser tattoo removal, issues with tattoo ink, or tattoo negligence in general, you may be entitled to tattoo compensation claims.
Tattoo injuries needing medical treatment, often leading to tattoo infections, are frequent in the tattoo industry.
Tattoo procedure involves the placement of pigment onto the skin’s dermis, the layer of dermal tissue underlying the epidermis. After initial injection, pigment is dispersed throughout a homogenised damaged layer down through the epidermis and upper dermis, in both of which a presence of foreign material activates the immune system’s phagocytes to engulf the pigment particles.
PR Scully injury solicitors are personal injury compensation claim lawyers who operate under a no win no fee basis. It’s vital to use specialist personal injury solicitors when you claim tattoo injury compensation.
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The Risks of Tattooing
The most common method of tattooing in modern times is the electric tattoo machine, which inserts ink into the skin via a single needle or a group of needles that are soldered onto a bar, which is attached to an oscillating unit. The unit rapidly and repeatedly drives the needles in and out of the skin, usually 80 to 150 times a second.
This modern procedure is ordinarily sanitary. The needles are single-use needles that come packaged individually. The tattoo artist must wash his or her hands and must also wash the area that will be tattooed. Disposable latex gloves must be worn at all times and the wound must be wiped frequently with a wet disposable towel of some kind. The equipment must be sterilized in a certified autoclave before and after every use.
The possible Risks of receiving a tattoo in an unsanitary environment
- Allergic Reactions
- General Infection
- Herpes Simplex Virus
If the administering of your tattoo caused you serious bruising, that meant you had to seek medical attention, you might be eligible for a tattoo negligence claim.
If you have suffered from any of the above issues or if you are suffering any other problems after having a Tattoo, contact our specialist team and they will be able to talk to you about your issues and discuss if you have a claim for compensation.
Tattoo Compensation Claims
PR Scully are personal injury lawyers with expertise on serious injury compensation claims who operate with an intimate understanding of national accident law. PR Scully operates a no win no fee claim system.
As well as claiming for any pain, suffering and inconvenience, you may be able to claim back additional costs such as:
Remedial Procedures – if you have to have your procedure corrected or removed, the additional cost involved could form part of the claim against the tattoo artist or the tattoo parlour that carried out the original procedure.
Loss of income – if you need to take additional days off work or you are unable to go back to work due to the negligence of the practitioner or company carrying out the procedure, your loss of income will form part of your claim.
Request a call back today to find out more about your no fee tattoo compensation claim. Ring our phone number on 0161 667 8260, or CONTACT US online using the web form enquiry on our website.
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