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Skin Injury Compensation Claim

Skin Injury Compensation Claim

When there is something wrong with your skin, it can be a serious problem. It could not only signify that you’ve picked up a skin disease, but it can be extremely embarrassing on a cosmetic level. You can’t afford to ignore any kind of skin injury. Getting your injury or disease treated as quickly as possible is extremely important. These issues can often develop into other conditions or spread across your skin if not dealt with quickly. If you’ve suffered a skin injury, or picked up a skin disease, through no fault of your own, get in touch with our team today.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of personal in jury to help you get the compensation you’re entitled to. Some skin conditions may require cosmetic surgery to put right. The money you receive as part of your compensation could pay for cosmetic surgery, or to pay for lost wages if you are left unable to work. Thanks to our expert legal services, you could bring the person, employer or company responsible for your injuries to justice.

Our no-win, no-fee legal team has more than 10 years’ experience in all kinds of personal injury claims. We have helped people from all walks of life to get the compensation they deserve following their accidents. So long as the injury or disease you sustained wasn’t your fault, you could be eligible for compensation. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today.

What is a Skin Injury / Skin Disease?

These skin conditions can either be minor or serious injuries and illnesses. Some of these conditions can be brought about by an accident, whereas some are the result of illnesses. It is also possible for some products, such as makeup, to cause allergic reactions or to trigger injuries in sensitive skin. Any kind of skin injury or skin disease can be extremely problematic for a range of reasons. For example, some can cause long-term damage to your skin, resulting in cosmetic problems. They can also be painful, irritating and uncomfortable.

Many kinds of skin disease can cause your immune system to weaken. This can cause you to be more vulnerable to other illnesses. Similarly, a skin injury could become infected, which can lead to a variety of health concerns.

Most skin conditions are fairly easy to identify, either due to their appearance or the irritation/pain that they cause. As soon as you notice any issue with your skin, you should see your healthcare professional immediately. Not only can this help to alleviate worry about the condition, but it can prevent long-term damage and other symptoms from occurring.

The Tylers Solicitors team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you’re entitled to. We can work with you to resolve all kinds of skin conditions, including disease and skin injury. Whether you’ve sustained your condition at work, on holiday or as the result of a faulty product, get in touch with our experienced team today.

Common Questions About Skin Injury and Skin Disease Compensation in the UK:

How Much Compensation Can I Get for Skin Injury / Skin Disease Claims?

The amount of compensation that you could receive for your skin injury will depend on a range of factors. The kind of skin injury or skin disease that you develop, in addition to the severity of your symptoms, are the largest decider of the compensation amounts you can receive. You will also be able to claim for the pain and suffering that you’ve been forced to undergo.

You will also be able to claim if the skin condition you’ve developed has caused you to lose any wages or limit your potential wages in the future. This amount is likely to be great if you are involved in an industry in which your appearance is important, such as acting, performance or modelling. The amount of compensation that you could claim for will depend on the severity of your illness or injury.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to get the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to. Our experienced team can help you to bring the person, employer or company responsible for your skin condition to justice. If you’re looking for a truly professional and experienced team to represent you, get in touch with Tylers today.

Type of Skin ConditionDescriptionAmount of Compensation
Temporary Dermatitis and other Skin ConditionsItching, irritating and painful skin conditions which resolve themselves in a short amount of time. This can include a range of skin conditions, including dermatitis.Up to £3,500.
Moderate Skin Injury and Skin Disease, including Dermatitis of the Hands or FaceLong-term skin conditions which can be unpleasant to deal with. These issues will resolve themselves eventually, but can cause weeks or months of irritation, pain and cosmetic embarrassment.£3,500 to £10,000.
Severe Skin Conditions, including Skin DiseasesIf you are left with a permanent or reoccurring skin injury. This can include painful, irritating and embarrassing injuries. In many cases, these conditions can have a detrimental impact on your confidence and mental health.£10,000 to £17,000.
Mild to Severe ScarringIf your injury or disease has left you with any kind of skin scarring, you could be able to claim for compensation. You can claim for mild and severe scarring, particularly if it occurs on your face, arms, hands or legs. This will take into consideration your age, location and severity of scarring.£1,360 to £77,580.

What are the Different Kinds of Skin Conditions in the UK?

There are many different types of skin conditions which you can suffer from. Some of these issues will occur via disease, whereas others will be caused by accidental/deliberate injury. If you think you’re suffering and it isn’t your fault, contact Tylers today.

What is Contact Dermatitis?

Contact dermatitis is one of the most common kinds of facial and hand skin injuries in the UK. It is a kind of eczema brought on by contact with harmful substances. The symptoms can include:

  • Skin Reddening.
  • Blistering.
  • Dry and Cracked Skin.

What are Cold Sores?

Cold sores are small blisters which can appear on the lips or around the mouth. They are very contagious and can be quite painful. These sores will normally clear up themselves within a couple of weeks but can occasionally last for longer.

What is Impetigo?

Impetigo is an extremely contagious skin infection which can cause a range of sores and blisters. This skin disease can be spread very easily. It can be painful, irritating and weaken your immune system, leaving you vulnerable to other illnesses and infections.

What is Vitiligo?

A long-term health condition which causes white patches to appear across your body, vitiligo can be itchy but is mainly harmless. The biggest problem with vitiligo is the cosmetic appearance it can cause, which can cause psychological problems in sufferers.

What is Ringworm?

A contagious fungal infection, ringworm can make your skin dry, irritable and swollen. This infection can cause permanent minor scarring and damage to your skin. As such, it needs to be treated with effective antifungal medicine within a few days of becoming visible.

What Causes Skin Conditions in the UK?

There are many different causes of skin conditions in the UK. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Accidents and Injury, including Assault and Accidents at Work.
  • Pre-Existing Genetic Conditions and Weaknesses.
  • Interacting with Harmful Substances.
  • Contagious Illnesses and Infections.

Can Skin Conditions Be Painful?

Skin conditions can be painful, but they are more likely to be irritating and uncomfortable. They can cause a wide range of symptoms, including:

  • Dry and Flaky Skin.
  • Swelling/Inflammation.
  • Temperature Changes.
  • Irritation.
  • Sharp Pains.
  • Sensitivity to:
    • Bumps
    • Scratches
    • Changes in Temperature.

Is it Possible for Skin Conditions to Cause Psychological Problems?

Skin injury and skin disease will not cause psychological or mental problems. However, if these conditions are visible, they can make you feel self-conscious. They can make you more nervous, less confident and have a range of other serious health problems.

Can Skin Injury and Skin Disease Cause Anxiety and Depression?

Skin injuries and diseases can lead to both anxiety and depression. Being embarrassed, ashamed or nervous over the appearance of your skin is a common problem for people with these conditions. If the effects are permanent, you can easily fall into depression.

How Will Skin Conditions Be Treated?

There are many ways for skin conditions to be treated. This will depend on the type of damage (injury or infection) and the location of the condition. Some of the most common treatments include:

  • Antibiotic/Antifungal Cream.
  • Antibiotics/Antihistamines.
  • Steroids.
  • Plastic Surgery.
  • Laser Removal.

Does a Skin Injury or Skin Disease Count as a Disability?

There are some skin conditions which can be so painful, uncomfortable or visible that they can count as disabilities. Your condition will have to be severe to count as a disability. You will have to ask your healthcare professional for more information.

Am I Eligible for Skin Disease and Skin Injury Compensation Claims in the UK?

If you’ve suffered, or are suffering, any kind of skin injury or skin disease that isn’t your fault, get in touch today. These conditions can be caused in a wide variety of ways, from accidents to faulty products and spreading diseases. So long as you can prove that someone else is responsible for your skin injury or skin disease, such as a product manufacturer or employer, you could be eligible for compensation.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to understand if you are eligible for a personal injury claim. If you are, our team of no-win, no-fee legal experts will do everything in our power to get you the compensation you deserve.

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Get in Touch with Tylers Solicitors for Skin Injury and Skin Disease Compensation

For more than 10 years, the legal experts at Tylers have delivered a no-win, no-fee legal service. We can work with you to make skin disease personal injury, accident at work or medical negligence claims against the person or company responsible for your condition.

Whether you’re suffering from a painful and irritating skin disease, or a long-term skin injury, get in touch with our team today. Skin injury and skin disease can not only be painful and harmful, they can also have a range of associated psychological problems. As such, getting the compensation that you are entitled to is extremely important.

For more information on skin disease or skin injury claims, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. You can call our no-win, no-fee legal experts today on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively, you can make use of our simple online contact form. Just send us any questions or concerns you might have, in addition to your contact information, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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