The Turkewitz Law Firm

New York Personal Injury Attorney ♦ Medical Malpractice ♦ Trial Lawyer

Serving Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Rockland, Dutchess, Westchester, Nassau & Suffolk Counties
Eric Turkewitz
228 E. 45 St., 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 983-5900

Laser Hair Removal Burns

Laser Hair Removal – Hundreds of Burns on Legs

Settlement: $125,000
Case: Anonymous v. Anonymous
Court
: New York County (Manhattan)
Date: 1/28/2010

Plaintiff Attorney: Eric Turkewitz, The Turkewitz Law Firm, Manhattan

In 2005, Plaintiff was a 22-year-old student and opera singer. She went to the defendants to have hair removed by laser and had numerous appointments. The last treatment resulted in hundreds of burns to the legs when the machine’s power controls were increased to expedite the procedure.

Injuries: Plaintiff suffered laser burns, blisters and scars to her legs. The photograph here of her laser burns is used with her permission.

Updated: 3/2/2016
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