‘An Introduction to Beauty Negligence Claims – A Practical Guide for the Personal Injury Practitioner’ by Greg Almond

Paperback: 978-1-911035-89-3
Publication due: February 2019
Price: TBA

Description

This book is intended to assist the personal injury practitioner when considering new enquiries and when handling beauty claims – it is an entry level guide and will be especially useful for practitioners who have not undertaken this work before and are looking to expand their service offering.

Part One of the book describes common beauty treatments with a brief explanation as to how they should be performed by a competent practitioner. Key practice notes are provided. This section also addresses the common problems and how to help your client pursue a claim for compensation while avoiding the common pitfalls.

Part Two is intended to be a practical guide for practitioners and includes a sample client questionnaire and risk assessment checklist. It also considers patch tests, claims involving children, disclosure and public liability insurance issues. There is also a chapter discussing cosmetic surgery claims.

This guide will assist as a useful resource to personal injury practitioners when dealing with beauty negligence claims.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Greg Almond, is a specialist claimant personal injury Solicitor. He is Head of Personal Injury at Aticus Law in Manchester, Wilmslow and London. He has specialised in Personal injury throughout his career as a solicitor.

Greg qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and has specialised in Personal Injury for more than 11 years, dealing with high value and niche personal injury claims, often acting for clients who have suffered life changing injuries following serious accidents. Having championed a campaign to highlight the dangers of home hair dye products, Greg met with MPs and posed questions direct to Ministers, resulting in a greater awareness of the potential dangers of some products.

Greg continues to campaign for safer cosmetic treatment procedures and products. As a direct result, Greg has become the Solicitor of choice in the UK for clients who have suffered severe reactions following their use of home hair dye products or other more complicated cosmetic procedures that have gone wrong. He has appeared regularly in the National and local press, including the One Show, BBC news and the Times and is a regular go to commentator on this area of the law.

Greg has extensive experience in working on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Representing clients on a national basis, Greg and his team are always happy to meet clients at their home or at our offices in Manchester, Cheshire or London.

Greg is a Council member of Manchester Law Society and he is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


CONTENTS

1. An Introduction to Beauty Negligence Claims
2. Types of Beauty Treatments
3. Hairdresser Negligence
4. Hair Dye
5. Waxing, Tinting, Chemical Peels & Sunbeds
6. Derma Fillers and Botox
7. Product Liability
8. Tattoos and Piercing
9. Running a Successful Claim (Vetting / Questionnaires / Tactics / Portal)
10. Experts
11. Conclusion