Liposuction – also known as suction lipectomy – is a popular form of cosmetic surgery intended to reduce weight by removing areas of fat from the body. It differs from fat transfer surgery, in that the fat is not then returned to a different part of the body (for cosmetic or health reasons).
Liposuction is usually a relatively safe procedure but if things go wrong it can lead to serious consequences.
If you have had liposuction but suffered injuries as a result of insufficient levels of care from the healthcare professionals involved, you may be entitled to claim compensation.
Truth Legal’s expert clinical negligence solicitors can advise you on your rights through a free consultation, with no obligation to proceed further.
What can go wrong with liposuction?
Various parts of the body can be used for liposuction, but injuries from the procedure are more likely to occur if it is performed on a delicate part of the body. While temporary, short-term pain and discomfort is normal after any surgical procedure, more severe or long-lasting problems can indicate that a mistake occurred.
Problems following liposuction surgery can include:
- Damage to abdominal organs
- Skin abnormalities
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Blood poisoning
Why make a liposuction negligence claim with Truth Legal?
At Truth Legal, we firmly believe you should not have to suffer the consequences of someone else’s negligence without being compensated.
You can claim compensation for the pain of your injuries, how they have affected your life, and the treatment or surgery costs required to help you recover from them. In addition, you can claim for financial losses which have followed on from your injury, such as lost income through time off work, travel expenses, and costs of care.
Truth Legal has experienced solicitors who specialise in clinical negligence and cosmetic surgery claims. We can help you to build your case: gathering the evidence required and proving the legal elements necessary for a successful claim.
By instructing us, you can be sure of:
- Specialist technical knowledge and experience – so you can rest assured that your case is in the best hands.
- Practical advice – tailored to your situation.
- Strong representation – fighting for the compensation and outcome you deserve.
- Support and compassion – friendly, knowledgeable professionals on your side through a difficult time.
Contact us today for free initial advice, and with no obligation to proceed any further.