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Tattoo and Tattoo Removal Claims

Tattoo and Tattoo Removal Compensation Claims

When visiting a tattooist or tattoo removal specialist, you should always expect to receive professional treatment and care from the specialist providing your treatment.

Tattooists are required to meet particular regulations to ensure that the equipment they use is sterile and that all work surfaces such as floors, tables, couches, etc. are smooth and impervious to aid cleaning. They are also required to engage the services of a licensed waste contractor to ensure that any swabs, gloves, etc. which may be contaminated with blood are correctly disposed of.

There are no regulations, however, in respect of tattoo removal treatment so you cannot always be sure of receiving professional treatment by fully trained people, and things can go wrong. If they do, we can help get you the compensation you deserve.

Specialists in Tattoo and Tattoo Removal Claims

Should you suffer as a result of negligence by a tattooist or a tattoo removal therapist, we may also obtain evidence from a Plastic Surgeon, a Dermatologist (skin expert) or Laser Dermatologist to prove the damage has been caused by them, and to provide recommendations in terms of any future treatment which may be of benefit, and/or to predict how long it will take for your skin to return to normal (if at all).

  • Our specialist team of solicitors are here for you and your loved ones to provide expert legal advice.
  • The wider team of personal injury solicitors specialise in all types of personal injury and are experts in dealing with the varying complexities that may arise from an accident at work claim.
  • We help to take away the worry and hassle out of making a claim, allowing you to focus on your recovery.




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Making a Tattoo and Tattoo Removal Claim

There’s absolutely no risk involved in inquiring about your position, or your claim, so it pays to speak with an expert. Ultimately, the only time you’ll end up paying for legal costs is if your case is successful – and even then you will only ever pay an agreed percentage of damages as a contribution to costs.

There is a time limit to make a claim, however, so it’s best to act as quickly as possible. Normally you have three years from the date of your treatment or from the date you realised your condition was a result of your treatment. If you were under the age of 18 when you received the treatment, you’ll have three years from your 18th birthday to make a claim.

Our Tattoo and Tattoo Removal Claims Experts

Jane Woodcock Head of Personal Injury Read more
Sarah Kidd Associate, Personal Injury Read more

How much will my claim cost?

All tattoo and tattoo removal cases taken on by Hudgell Solicitors are handled on a no win no fee basis. This means that you will not have to pay any money up front and there will be no financial risk if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, you will only be expected to pay a contribution to your solicitor’s fees once the case has been resolved. The costs paid are usually a percentage of the compensation awarded and will be agreed before your case is carried out.

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