Cosmetic surgery is unique since it is carried out with a different purpose. When the surgeons carry out the surgery, their main aim is not to treat a disease, but rather, to increase the overall beauty of their patient. Of all of the common operations carried out the most popular one is liposuction, which is a process of getting rid of the excess fat around the waist line. Also a popular procedure is called a tummy tuck, where a surgeon will professionally cut some section of the tummy and remove the unwanted fat around the abdominal area in order to flatten and tighten the abdominal muscles.

Nevertheless, out of negligence, a surgeon could carry out the operation in the wrong manner, which in turn can cause issues leading to a botched operation and bad health or scars on the patient. In this event, the patient is then able to file a compensation claim for their tummy tuck injuries.

What is a Tummy Tuck?

Also called abdominoplasty, tummy tuck is where the unwanted fat and skin is removed from the waist & abdominal areas. As a result, the patient will be left with a flatter stomach. This process takes a few hours, but the patient is usually asked to stay longer for the sake of a full recovery.

How Much Compensation Could I Claim for a Tummy Tuck?

The compensation that you could claim will vary in accordance with the damage and the original costs paid for the surgery. Every tummy tuck condition will be claimed differently, and different patients have received different compensations in terms of money amounts. However, the compensation can go as much as £20,000. However, this is not a fixed figure and it will vary from one case to another.

What are the Symptoms of a Tummy Tuck and How Can I Get Diagnosed?

If the tummy tuck has been carried out negligently, there are possible problems that could follow. There could be other symptoms, but one of them is that you might not feel your stomach (due to a numbness), especially the area where the surgery was carried out. There could also be severe pain around the stomach area which can cause discomfort. When you visit your GP, they will carry out a diagnosis to determine if you are well enough after your tummy tuck surgery. If the test is carried out and the GP determines that your nerves have been damaged or you have been left scarred because of the surgery, then you are eligible to make a compensation claim.

Is Tylers A No-Win, No-Fee Tummy Tuck Compensation Claims Solicitor?

Yes, Tylers Solicitors are a no win no fee tummy tuck claim solicitors who act professionally and courteously throughout the process of your claim.

How Can I Make a Tummy Tuck Compensation Claim?

Before you can begin making your compensation claim you will need to have the necessary documents that will help to support your case. These documents will act as evidence of your claim. So when you have them in hand, you will then need to contact us so we can begin proceeding with your case. You will not be needed to pay any money, the only thing is that you will need to have the right supportive documents.

How Long Until I Can Claim Compensation for a Tummy Tuck?

Usually it is within three years from your initial injuries, date of your surgery, or diagnosis from your GP. Some cases have been known to take longer due to certain legal aspects, but usually it is three years.

Why Should I Choose Tylers for My No-Win, No-Fee Compensation Claim?

To make a compensation claim for a tummy tuck injury then please call Tylers Solicitors today on 0800 699 0079.

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