Here's the deal: unless you have actual medical treatment both due to the extent of the injury, but also to document the fact of the damages, it is very unlikely that you have a claim that an attorney would take. You had a callous by the "manicurist" and owner. But, a bad day in the salon does not rise to the level of a legally compensible injury.
Some time ago a very bright and aggressive legal assistant in my office had "a bad day" in the salon and I gave her that advice. She accepted the advice but then pursued the matter herself in small claims court where the rules of evidence are not as stringent. She won a modest amount.
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One additional thought, if you allege it is intentional, it would not be covered under the salon's insurance. If you allege negligence, it probably is covered, assuming the salon has insurance.
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This is a terrible experience and shocking that a business open to the public would treat its customers in such a way.
You should first seek appropriate medical attention before doing anything else.
If you want to sue the nail salon, you will have to add up your damages and determine the amount at stake is worth your time and effort. You can meet with an experienced personal injury attorney in your area to help you answer these and other questions.
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Get the medical attention you require, and call some local personal injury attorneys to see if you can get representation.
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