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Date: 03 Mar 2008
Time: 17:23:55 -0500
Briefly describe what happened. My 14 yr. old daughter had a nose piercing done at a local tattoo parlor -1. without consent 2. with improper tools. With-in 2 days it became terribly infected. We went from the pediatrician, to the ER and then were sent to a plastic surgeon! We were quickly informed that the procedure was done incorrectly, using screw-back Earring. Am I entitled to medical bill reimbursement? Days lost of work? Her pain, suffering and scarring?
From: Paul Ajlouny, Esq.
Date: 12 Mar 2008
Time: 09:58:11 -0500
It is unlikely that the tattoo parlor or their insurance carrier will pay for medical expenses or lost wages until they are forced to. If they are, it is almost certain that they will only do so in exchange for a complete release from all claims including your daughter's claims for pain and suffering including, disfigurement. You should contact our office directly to discuss this matter in further detail in order to protect your rights and those of your daughter. Please understand that this is not intended to be comprehensive legal advice. It is merely an overview of relevant aspects of New York personal injury and/or medical malpractice law. It does not create an attorney-client relationship and should not be acted upon without further consultation. Paul Ajlouny, Esq. Ajlouny Injury Law, P.C. 1-800-535-5029
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