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Scar and Laceration Injury Claims

A scar occurs when the body heals itself following an injury. Some scars are temporary and will fade over time. Others, perhaps from more serious injuries, can be permanent.

Scars and laceration injuries are relatively common workplace injuries, particularly in the Catering and Cleaning industry. Any working environment which involves extreme temperatures, chemicals, electrical equipment or sharp machinery presents a risk of a burn, scar or laceration.

Whether temporary or permanent, scars can affect people in a number of different ways. Not only are they painful initially, they can leave behind deep psychological and emotional trauma long after the physical pain has gone. Loss of confidence is common, particularly if the scar is visible such as on the face or neck.

If you have been scarred because of an injury that was someone else’s fault, then you may be able to file a scar injury claim.

Common causes of scar injuries

Health & Safety in the Workplace

  • Boiling or very hot water is spilled from an appliance in the kitchen or workplace
  • An employee’s skin comes into contact with a chemical that causes a burn or scar
  • An employee’s body comes into contact with an unprotected blade that causes a laceration
  • An employee slips and comes into contact with or causes a spillage of chemicals or boiling water

How much compensation will I receive?

There is no set amount of compensation awarded to scar injury claims or laceration claims. There are a number of factors involved that will determine how much you will receive, including the extent of the scar injury and whether it will be temporary or permanent. If the scar could be removed or its appearance improved through cosmetic surgery, then the cost of the procedure may be included in the settlement amount.

Part of your scar injury claim will involve seeking a medical report from a cosmetic surgeon who will be able to provide an expert opinion on the extent of the injury, if the scar can be removed and a prognosis for future symptoms.

How can we help?

At The Claims Partnership, we are dedicated to working in your best interests and to providing a great value and high quality claims service. We treat our clients with integrity and fight their corner. We feel confident enough in our skills and experience to say that if it is legally possible to win your claim – then we will win it for you.

Our promise on costs

At The Claims Partnership, we have three simple rules which apply to our Personal Injury claims services. They also apply to all the other services we offer.

  1. We never charge our client anything until the day they receive their compensation payment
  2. We guarantee that all our clients will receive a minimum percentage of the compensation they are awarded
  3. We will agree that minimum percentage with our clients before we start work on their claim

For our Personal Injury claims service, we guarantee that all our clients will receive a minimum of 70% of the compensation we negotiate for them.

We can also help you with any medical or rehabilitation needs you may require.

Contact Us

If you would like to discuss your scar injury or laceration claim or how we can help you, please contact us by phone on 01772 562084, by e mail at or by any of the Quick Contact Forms on this page. We don’t charge. We are never in a rush and we’re happy to help you as much as we can.

Case Study

An HGV Driver Slips on an Icy Works Car Park

Gareth worked as an HGV Driver for a large national delivery firm. His job required him to be on the road early in the morning when motorway congestion is at its lowest. He needed to clock in each morning at 3:30 am, before getting on the road for 4 am. His employer operated a large Heavy Goods yard where Gareth would collect his vehicle for the day. Drivers were required to park their own vehicles on a staff car park situated outside of the main Heavy Goods Yard. Gareth arrived at 3:20 AM and parked his car. The weather conditions had been freezing during the night. There had also been a light rainfall which meant that the staff car park was icy in places. As he began to walk across a car park to the entrance gate of the Heavy Goods Yard, he slipped backwards on the frozen ground, banging the back of his head on the car park floor.
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    Without the Claims Partnership I doubt I would have received a compensation from Ryanair, glad I used their services. Thanks to Paul and Kallen.

    5 Star
  • Jeremy (South Wales)

    The Claims Partnership were very helpful and professional with helping me successfully win my work accident case I would highly recommend this company. Many Thanks.

    5 Star
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