Claim compensation for negligent breast reduction surgery
Breast reduction surgery – also known as reduction mammoplasty – involves reducing the weight and volume of breasts, often to help with physical and psychological difficulties.
If you have undergone breast reduction surgery and it was not carried out properly, or you were given sub-standard care, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
A negligent breast reduction can result in a number of complications, and turn what was meant to be a positive change into a medical nightmare. Truth Legal’s expert clinical negligence solicitors can help you to claim compensation for the harm you have suffered.
Breast reduction surgery is carried out by removing skin, glandular tissue and fat from the breasts and then re-shaping them. However, surgical errors in this process can lead to complications.
It can be deeply distressing when a breast reduction goes wrong. Through no fault of your own, a procedure intended to leave you feeling better and emotionally strong has resulted in the complete opposite. The surgical team may have performed the operation incorrectly, or they may not have fully explained the possible implications and risks of the surgery.
A negligent breast reduction may cause:
Deep vein thrombosis
Problems with the areola or nipples
Bruising or swelling
Claiming compensation for breast reduction negligence can cover the general pain and suffering that has been caused, as well as financial losses you have incurred as a consequence. These can include care costs, medical and travel expenses, and lost earnings.
Truth Legal can help you to gather evidence of the harm you have suffered, arranging appropriate medical reports to document your injuries. We will also help you to document and claim your other financial losses, though it is important for you to retain any evidence you might have of these.
We have a team of experienced clinical negligence solicitors, led by Gary Warriner, who has specialist knowledge of cosmetic surgery claims.
The effects of a negligent breast reduction can lead to self-esteem issues, and we recognise the importance of coming forward and seeking redress. Truth Legal can help with your recovery, as we can often arrange treatment through medical agencies – paid for by the party you are claiming from and their insurers. And, crucially, we will help you to pursue the compensation to which you are entitled.
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