Leesburg Florida medical malpractice lawyer| Laser hair removal lawsuits increase

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Oct 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Leesburg Florida medical malpractice lawyer discusses the increase in lawsuits when laser hair removal is done by non-doctors

20 years ago when I went to the dermatologist's office it looked like a doctor's office.  Now, my dermatologist's office is an anti-aging clinic and spa.  He hires mid-level practitioners and estheticians and performs many spa related services. If you drive around you will see many laser treatment clinics or spas for hair removal and skin treatments.

A recent JAMA Dermatology journal article published on medicalXpress noted an increase in lawsuits for laser treatments when non-doctors are doing the treatment. The researchers said noted that the procedures were often done by people employed by the doctors' offices or in other so called medical facilities.

Lasers are powerful medical tools and when they are used by inexperienced or poorly trained folks can cause significant burning and scarring. The researchers found that laser hair removal had the highest number of lawsuits.

What should we take away from this?

When you receive the internet coupon offering you a series of laser treatments for hair removal or some other skin issue, don't think the procedure is like going for a haircut or manicure.  Do some research on the facility; ask the person who will be doing the procedure information about their qualifications, licenses, and experience. Due diligence is the answer. These procedures are not without the risks.

You do not want to end up like the folks that I've seen over the years, with deep brown scars on their legs or face when they only wanted to look better and more attractive.

If you have any questions about laser hair removal gone bad or if you have any questions or comments, fill out the internet consultation form on the right.

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I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+


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