Scarring Claims

If you have been left with visible scarring through an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be able to make a claim for compensation.

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What is a scarring claim?

Scars are the body’s way of healing itself, but you may be entitled to compensation if you’ve suffered scarring when you shouldn’t have.

Scarring can lead to a loss of confidence and self-esteem, which can have a resulting impact on your wellbeing. You may have sustained the scarring during a medical procedure that went wrong or from an injury caused by someone else’s negligence.

First4Lawyers can help if you’ve suffered from:

  • Burns – from flames or chemicals
  • Cuts
  • Tattoo injuries

Get in touch if you want to know what else we can help with.

Why should I make a scarring claim?

You deserve to have your pain and suffering acknowledged. Making a claim for compensation will do that.

It will also cover any expenses you’ve had to incur as a result of your injury, including medical treatment and travel to and from medical appointments.

If you’ve had to stop working due to your scarring, you could also receive compensation to cover your loss of earnings.

Is there a time limit for making a scarring claim?

In most cases, you will have three years to make a claim for compensation. However, there are some exceptions to this rule, so get in touch with us to find out more.

For example, a child will have three years from their 18th birthday to make a claim. Meanwhile, if you’re claiming on behalf of someone who lacks the mental capacity to claim for themselves, you won’t face a time limit unless they regain capacity.

How much compensation will I receive?

Your situation is unique to you. This makes it difficult to know exactly what you might be entitled to without a consultation.

However, in a very general example, very severe facial scarring could see compensation of up to £85,340 awarded. Meanwhile, a single noticeable scar could see up to £6,870 in compensation.

For more information on the compensation you could receive, visit our compensation calculator or just get in touch with our friendly claims advisors.

I think I have a scarring claim – what should I do?

If you think you have a claim for compensation after sustaining scarring, you should contact First4Lawyers. Our team of compassionate and understanding claims advisors will help you work out what the best course of action for you is.

Our specialist solicitors will then work hard to ensure they present the strongest case for compensation.

Give us a call, request a call back or start your claim online.

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