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I meed to start A negligence claim against a hairdressing

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I meed to start A negligence claim against a hairdressing salon
JA: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Newbury
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: None
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Customer: No
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Law
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
My partner had her hair dyed 4 pr 5 years ago and they didn't patch test or strand test she then had an allergic reaction and we had to go to the doctors as her scalp was severely burnt she now has a phobia of hair dressers and her scalp is still not right 4 or 5 years later
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 13 days ago.

Hello,

I am a solicitor.

Sorry to hear this. When did this occur exactly?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I cant find the actual date but around 5 years ago I javw only just found out that they were negligent
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I'm going to request her medical notes as proof
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 13 days ago.

Thank you.

Unfortunately, the time limit for bring a personal injury negligence claim is 3 years, so unfortunately, the claim would be time barred by law.

May I help further?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Even though I have just found out they were negligent
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 13 days ago.

The clock starts ticking when you discover the injury, so you may be okay in that case.

I would suggest that you instruct a personal injury law firm to take up the claim if you decide to go to court. I would recommend an APIL member firm https://www.apil.org.uk/

May I help further?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 12 days ago.

I trust that my response was useful.

All the best