Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims
Dermal fillers are an extremely popular choice for people in the UK. Installing these fillers is a quick and usually painless surgery. They are one of the most common kinds of cosmetic surgery options used in the UK. Dermal filler, or lip filler, is used to make certain features appear fuller. In addition to the lips, these treatments are a popular choice for the cheeks and the bridge of the nose. However, 69% of British surgeons have witnessed these fillers cause problems for the user. If you’re looking to make dermal filler injury compensation claims against the personal responsible, get in touch with our experienced team today.
Over the years, our experienced team of no-win, no-fee solicitors have helped thousands of people to get the lip filler compensation they deserve. If you’ve been the victim of any kind of dermal filler or lip filler injury, get in touch with our experienced team today. Our solicitors can provide a comprehensive service to guide you throughout the entire legal process. If you’re looking to make dermal or lip filler injury compensation claims, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today.
Whether you’ve suffered temporary or permanent cosmetic damage due to negligent dermal filler installation, get in touch with our team today. Our legal experts can provide no-win, no-fee legal services to suit your needs. So, whether you need professional legal advice, or just advice on whether you’re eligible to make a claim for compensation, get in touch with our team today.
What Are Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims?
A dermal filler or lip filler injury can have a negative impact on your life. Not only can they seriously alter your appearance, they can have an effect on your self-confidence and confidence. Whether you choose permanent or temporary dermal fillers, you could be at risk of negatively impacting your appearance. These fillers can also lead to a range of issues, including pain and discomfort. In many cases, you will require further surgery in order to resolve the problems caused by dermal filler medical negligence. This is true of both lip fillers and filler for various facial features.
There are many potential risks related to cosmetic surgery using fillers. If you suffer from any of the potential side effects of cosmetic surgery gone wrong, then you need to make a claim for compensation. It is important that these issues are resolved as quickly as possible. Neglecting to resolve the injuries caused by these fillers can lead to permanent damage which can seriously impact your life.
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you are entitled to. We will do everything in our power to get you the maximum amount of compensation. Whether you’ve been forced to suffer long-term or short-term injuries, our experienced team are here for you.
How Much Could I Get for Lip Filler Injury or Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims?
The level of compensation that you will receive depends on the severity of your injuries and the level of negligence displayed. Your claim for compensation will take a range of different factors into consideration. Some of the factors which will be taken into consideration are:
- General Damages, Pain and Suffering.
- Long-Term Complications.
- Your Age.
- Any Medical or Travel Expenses.
- Recovery Period.
- Short or Long-Term Caring Costs.
In the table below, we’ve listed some of the amounts that you could receive. It is worth noting that the below numbers are simply guidelines. The amount of money that you eventually receive will depend on the unique circumstances of your injuries. No two claims for compensation are the same, and there are always factors which can increase the amount of compensation you could be entitled to. In addition to the following injuries, you may be able to claim for the loss of income, or the loss of expected income if you are prevented from working in the near future.
Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claim Amounts
|Type of Dermal Filler Injury||Description||Amount of Compensation|
|Trivial to Moderate Facial Scarring||If the dermal or lip filler injury is minor or only last for a few weeks. These injuries can include minor scarring, an uneven or unintended appearance. This includes the impact the dermal filler injuries can have on both men and women.||£1,300 to £10,450.|
|Moderate to Serious Facial Scarring||This kind of facial injury can be serious. The scarring or unevenness can be permanent or require further cosmetic surgery to resolve. In addition to actual scarring, facial unevenness or other forms of damage are common. In the very worst cases, this can include permanent tissue or nerve damage which cannot be repaired.||£10,450 to £74,000.|
|Minor to Serious Psychological Damages||Any kind of facial, dermal or lip filler injury can cause psychological damage. If you are left with short-term or long-term psychological injuries, you will be able to claim compensation. These injuries can impact your self-confidence and lead to depression and anxiety. In the worst cases, the psychological injuries can be so severe that they will prevent you from leaving your home, being able to work or go out in public.||£1,170 to £88,000.|
|Pain and Suffering||The pain and suffering you’ve been forced to undergo due to dermal filler injuries, or lip filler complications, is one of the main concerns. Most of the time, these injuries can be resolved with further cosmetic surgery. However, while the injuries are often short-term, they can be extremely painful and cause a great deal of suffering.||Up to £200,000.|
What is a Dermal Filler Injury?
A dermal filler or lip filler injury is any injury you’ve suffered which is the result of a filling agent. These are normally facial injuries and can be short-term or permanent. They are designed to fill out areas of your face and smooth out wrinkles.
Where Can I Get Dermal Fillers?
You can get these filling agents in a range of facial features. Lip fillers are the most common, but these agents can be used in:
- Cheeks and Cheekbones.
- The Bridge of the Nose.
How Popular Are Dermal Fillers?
Facial fillers are becoming more and more popular. Tens of thousands of people in the UK use them every year to hold off the signs of ageing. They are also used by younger people to create fuller lips and edit their appearance.
What are the Different Types of Dermal Fillers?
There are several different kinds of dermal fillers in the UK. These are:
- Collagen Injections.
- Hyaluronic Acid.
- Calcium Hydroxylapatite.
- Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA).
- Polymethylmethacrylate Beads (PMMA).
What Are Collagen Injections?
Collagen injections are the cheapest and most popular form of filling agent for cosmetic purposes. These filling agents can last between three and four months.
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
This filling agent is a little hard-wearing than collagen. It will last for a little longer, normally between four ad six months before it starts to break down.
What is Calcium Hydroxylapatite?
This filling agent can last for up to 18 months. This is one of the longest-wearing injections which can be administered at once.
What is Poly-L-Lactic Acid (PLLA)?
Unlike the previous filling agents, PLLA needs to be injected several times over a period of a few months. Poly-L-Lactic Acid injections can last for up to two years before they begin to break apart.
What are Polymethylmethacrylate Beads (PMMA)?
Polymethylmethacrylate beads are a permanent filling agent. They have a permanent impact on your health and appearance. PMMA is also the riskiest solution available, as undoing them can be extremely difficult.
What are the Risks of Getting Dermal Fillers?
With dermal fillers, there is the risk that something can go wrong. In addition to creating an unintended appearance, they can cause issues like:
- Rashes, Swelling, Itching and Facial Bruising.
- The Filling Agent Can Move Over Time.
Can Dermal Fillers Cause Permanent Damage?
Lip fillers and filling agents can cause permanent damage over time, often requiring surgery to resolve. These cosmetic injections can cause:
- Lumps Under the Skin.
- Blocked Blood Vessels, leading to:
- Tissue Death.
- Permanent Blindness.
- Pulmonary Embolisms.
How Common are Dermal Filler Injuries?
Around 69% of surgeons in Britain who use dermal fillers have seen a problem develop. Issues with them are fairly common but can normally be resolved through further surgeries. This hasn’t prevented people of all ages from using them regularly.
Am I Eligible to Make Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims In the UK?
If you’ve suffered any kind of dermal or lip filler injury that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Dermal and lip filler injuries can cause long-term cosmetic and practical problems. As these filling agents are part of a cosmetic surgery, you will be able to make your direct claim against the company, or healthcare practitioner, responsible. If the treatment does go wrong and results in any long-term health concerns, you will be able to claim for compensation.
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our professional team can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Our no-win, no-fee legal services can help you to get the dermal filler injury compensation you are entitled to. Over the years, our team of solicitors have helped hundreds of people to get the money they need to move on with their lives.
What Can My Dermal Filler Compensation Pay For?
The compensation that you receive can help you to move on with your life. This compensation can be used to pay for cosmetic treatments to repair the damage caused by these fillers. Just some of the things that your compensation could pay for include:
- Speech Therapy.
- Care and Transportation Costs.
- Cosmetic Surgery.
Further Reading on Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims:
- NHS Choices: Dermal Fillers
- WebMD: What You Should Know About Wrinkle Fillers
- UK Health Centre: Are Dermal Fillers Safe?
Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors for Dermal Filler Injury Compensation Claims
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team can provide a comprehensive legal service to suit your needs. Our no-win, no-fee legal team are here to help you make dermal filler injury compensation claims. Whether the surgery has resulted in serious cosmetic damage or other long-term issues, including blindness, get in touch with our team today.
For more information on the complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services that we can deliver, get in touch with our experienced team today. You can reach our team directly by calling us on 0800 699 079. If you prefer, you can also send any questions or concerns that you might have through our simple online contact form. Our professional team will get back to you as soon as we can.