What is the procedure for seeking compensation for neck burns from a hairdresser using a blow dryer?
The amount of compensation claimants receive for neck burns from hairdresser using a blow dryer depends on the severity of the injuries and the circumstances surrounding the incident such as how much pain you suffered when you received the burns. No two claims for blow dryer neck burns are the same and the compensation awarded will depend on the impact the injury has on your personal life.
An injury from a blow dryer usually occurs if the heat settings are too high or they are concentrated on one area of the skin for a prolonged period of time, you could be left with permanent scarring if the injury sustained is particularly severe.
You are best advised to speak with a personal injury solicitor as they will be able to determine whether it is worth your while pursuing a claim for blow dryer neck burns based on the potential value of your claim. When calculating the amount you may be entitled to seek he or she will take into account age, sex and general state of health prior to the accident when evaluating neck burns from hairdresser using a blow dryer as well as any emotional trauma suffered. It may also be possible to claim compensation for any expenses incurred as a direct result of your injury such as medical expenses or compensation for a loss of earnings.
If you intend to claim compensation for emotional trauma it is advised that you maintain a diary to record how the burns have affected your life, such as being unable to wear particular types of clothing and if you have felt anxiety or embarrassment as a result.
You are advised to photograph your injuries from close up and from a distance as you may require them for evidence to support your claim for an injury from a blow dryer. It is also recommended that you seek professional medical attention without delay, as your health should always be your main priority after an accident.
When you have done this it is best advised that you speak with a personal injury claims solicitor. It would be quite common with neck burns from a hairdresser using a blow dryer that the salon may offer you token compensation or their insurers will make an unsolicited offer of compensation, all such offers should be referred to a personal injury claims solicitor who will ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled.