Acne Treatment Negligence Compensation

What is Acne and how is it treated?

Acne is a very common skin condition which causes blackheads, whiteheads and pustules. It usually starts at puberty and can be quite mild through to very severe while affecting the face, back and chest. It can cause scarring to the skin which does not tend to fade quickly. Laser treatment is often used to reduce the impact of acne scarring is. Laser treatments for Acne require technical accuracy, and it is vital that a full medical assessment has been conducted prior to the treatment being started. 

There is of course other treatment for acne, including medication and it may be that the administration of this may be a subject of negligence, but we shall concentrate on laser treatment here, though note that we do have experience in other areas. 

How can negligence cause issues after my Laser Treatment for Acne?

In most cases, those who undergo laser treatment for their acne do so with no long-term issues at all. There are however occasions when issues may arise either during the procedure or afterwards, and sometimes this is due to the negligence of the person or team carrying out the procedure and post-care.
Examples of issues that may arise include:
•    Burns from the laser light 
•    Scarring
•    Blistering
•    Swelling and soreness 
These issues are acknowledged as potential risks of undergoing laser treatment for Acne. It is important to note that not all undesired results are due to negligence. However, should your care fall below accepted standards either during the procedure or afterwards and as a result any of these issues are made worse, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation on the grounds of negligence. 

What do I do if I believe I have been a victim of negligence?

When choosing to undergo laser treatment for Acne you would have probably researched many different options. If something then goes wrong as a result of negligence that has occurred, it is a very stressful time for you and you are likely to be feeling hurt, upset and probably angry. As a result of the negligence, you may also be in pain and you may need to undergo even more treatment to rectify the issues. 

The team at T G Baynes appreciate how you are feeling. We have a wide range of experience in helping people like yourself make a compensation claim for negligence and we are able to guide you through the legal process from start to finish. T G Baynes can offer No Win No Fee Agreements (CFAs) on qualifying cases.

We adopt a sensitive approach at all times to ensure that your needs and concerns are always listened to. You will always be given all the facts you need to make informed decisions about your claim. 

If you would like to speak to us about making Acne Treatment Error Compensation Claim, please call us on 020 8301 7777 or email