Do I have a case to pursue a nail salon for an infection?

Asked about 2 years ago - Lake Charles, LA

I had a full set nails at a salon on Jan 4,2013; 2 days later my left ring finger was swollen and inflamed; 4 days later went to urgent care; was diagnosed as (Felon infection) given antibiotics and shot; referred to hand specialist; had surgery to release pus; also had xrays and culture samples; the finger is healing; still a little puffiness. Have pictures and Doctors reports.

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    Answered . Contact local and qualified counsel, save the nails and the receipt. You may have a viable case. Specifically, causation and damages need to analyzed. Good luck.

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    Answered . I am very sorry to hear about your injuryies. Yes, you should contact a personal injury attorney in or around Lake Charles. Take the pictures and doctors reports with you when you seen the attorney so that he/she can review them. Most personal injury attorneys are willing to provide a free consultation so you should take advantage of that. Best of luck.

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    Answered . You need to consult an injury attorney with all the evidence. Hopefully you documented everything very well.

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    Answered . Nail salons typically have insurance. Retain a local personal injury lawyer to investigate a claim against them. I'm glad to hear that your finger is healing, and perhaps some ice will resolve the puffiness.

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    Answered . Save all of the evidence and consult a personal injury lawyer to see if you have a viable claim. Take photos of your injuries.

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    Answered . See a lawyer asap. You have a case.

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