Hurt in a Salon? Female Lawyers Offer Free Advice

Why Choose Bartletts Solicitors?

Solid Traditional Values Delivered
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Uniquely, we offer an all female team of lawyers specialising in hair and beauty treatment injuries.

Every year we help hundreds of injured women make claims for compensation against beauty salons and hairdressers on a no win no fee basis.

Our service is designed to be easy to use: meetings by phone & email, local medical appointments, sign documents online, or visit our city centre offices.

Customer service is very important to us. John Bartlett has been managing the firm for over 50 years and takes customer satisfaction and the very rare complaints we have extremely seriously.

  • What You Should Do If Your Hairdresser Has Ruined Your Hair
  • Who Can I Complain To If My Hair Has Been Ruined?
  • Contacting A Personal Injury Solicitor
  • Compensation For Ruined Hair
Depending on the extent of the damage done to your hair, it is often possible to return to the salon where the procedure was carried out, and request a refund or a follow-up correctional treatment. Other people will prefer to see a different stylist to get advice, and to understand what the original hairdresser did wrong. Where there is skin damage on the scalp and / or hair loss, it is best to see a doctor immediately, as these may be symptoms of an allergic reaction or chemical burns. If your skin is swollen, and damaged, and you experience temporary difficulty breathing, you should go to hospital immediately, as these symptoms indicate a severe adverse reaction to chemicals or substances in hair treatment products.
The hairdressing industry in the UK remains completely unregulated, unlike most other European countries, meaning that anyone can set themselves up as a hairdresser regardless of their skills, qualifications or experience. The Hairdressing Council was established by an Act of Parliament in 1964 to run a register of qualified hairdressers. The body is, however, handicapped by the fact that registration is voluntary, and less than 10% of hairdressers in the UK are actually registered. Despite this, it is worth checking whether the hairdresser that you wish to complain about is State Registered, as if so, the Hairdressing Council will send them a copy of your complaint asking for a response. The hairdresser may then be removed from the register, though this would not prevent them from continuing to practise in an unregistered capacity.
Due to the unregulated nature of the industry, a complaint that cannot be resolved with a hairdresser can only be taken further by using the services of solicitors or the Small Claims Court. An experienced personal injury solicitor will be able to help a person injured by a hairdresser bring a case against the latter through the courts system. Such claims are normally handled on a no win no fee basis. Evidence of the physical damage done to the hair and/or scalp will be required, as well as proof that this was caused by the negligence of the hairdresser. For this reason, if your hair has been ruined by a hairdresser it is advisable to take photos of the harm done and also seek medical attention, so that there is evidence to help your solicitor represent you effectively.
Simple human error on the part of a hair stylist can leave the hair ruined, and a person’s appearance disfigured. In these types of traumatic cases, an injured person may decide to seek legal advice, as the physical and emotional damage done will have angered and upset them. Hairdressers must hold insurance to protect themselves in the event of compensation claims against them. Lack of industry regulation means that thousands of women have their hair damaged every year, by poorly trained, inexperienced, inattentive or basically incompetent hairdressers. Our female solicitors have a vast amount of combined experience in compensation claims against hairdressers.

How Can Bartletts Solicitors Help You?

A free no obligation quick case assessment, followed by a No Win No Fee claim.

Free appointment with a medical expert local to where you live.

Get your hair damage, burns or scarring healed quickly and professionally.

We take all the stress out of the claim and ensure you recover everything you are entitled to.

Send Our Hair & Beauty Treatment Injury Team An Enquiry:

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Our personal injury solicitors (Nicola Perry, Sian Taylor, Lydia Windrow and Stella Doherty) are real specialists each with years of experience.

Call now for your free consultation. We guarantee you a warm welcome and a lawyer with the expertise that you would expect from a leading personal injury firm.

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