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Buffalo Barber Shop Chemical Burn Injury Lawyers

Veteran Buffalo, New York Barbershop Chemical Burn Injury Lawyers

Jed Dietrich, Esq., Applauded as a New York Super Lawyer and Best Attorney of America, and His Team of Insistent, Uncompromising, and Diligent Lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Renowned as an American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm, Negotiate to Secure the Highest Rewards for Victims of Chemical Burns at Barbershops in Buffalo, New York; Niagara Falls, New York; Rochester, New York; Throughout New York State and Beyond.


New York BarbershopWith modern men wanting to look their best, male grooming has developed into a billion-dollar industry. There has been rapid growth in the number of barbershops opening all across Western New York and throughout the country. It is not uncommon to walk by barbershops and see hairdressers trimming or shaving facial hair, coloring beards, shampooing hair, dying hair, and styling hair with clays or gels. Before using chemicals and other products on clients, barbers must conduct proper tests to determine any potential adverse reactions. Furthermore, barbers should know how to properly administer the product or treatment.

When barbers do not select the appropriate product for a particular treatment, fail to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for safe application, neglect to properly clean their equipment, or carelessly perform a treatment, patrons can suffer severe burns and other devastating injuries. For example, if a barber left a strong dye in your hair for longer than instructed and it resulted in chemical burns to your scalp and significant hair loss. Sadly, these types of mishaps often lead to tragic injuries, emotional trauma, and other damages. Victims of severe chemical burns often require pain management, skin grafts, cosmetic surgery, or emotional counseling.

Suppose that you have suffered an injury during a routine trip to the barber. In that case, you should not be forced to bear the overwhelming consequences without highly experienced legal representation. Our kindhearted lawyers recognize that victims of barbershop chemical burn injuries often require hospitalization and costly medical treatment. No one deserves to get hurt because of another’s incompetence or the use of dangerous grooming products. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s elite Buffalo, New York barbershop injury attorneys are here to fight for your legal right to seek monetary damages. Victims may be entitled to compensation for past and future medical bills, scarring, disfigurement, pain and suffering (both physical and mental), loss of enjoyment in life, lost earnings, and all other damages related to injuries.

In just 23 years of practicing law, Jed Dietrich, Esq., honored with a membership to the Association of American Trial Lawyers Top 100, has successfully obtained over $175 Million in verdicts and settlements for injured victims injured in Buffalo, New York, throughout Western New York, and beyond. At the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., our leading lawyers are expert litigators and negotiators. We know what is necessary to secure the maximum possible compensation for your barber chemical burn injury claim. We are pleased to offer free, no-obligation case assessments and consultations. Our best-of-the-best team promises to always treat you with the kindness and consideration that you deserve. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s veteran lawyers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 716-839-3939 or by completing our online consultation form

Determining The Severity Of Your Barbershop Burn

Determining The Severity Of Your Barbershop BurnThe two main types of injuries that victims suffer at barbershops are skin burns and chemical burns. Skin burns are typically caused by hot tools, like hair dryers or flat irons. As the name suggests, chemical burns are caused by a substance, such as hair dye, coloring, or hair relaxers. Chemical burns typically occur when chemicals are kept on the scalp too long, the product is defective, or the victim has a severe allergic reaction. The signs and symptoms of chemical burns can vary considerably depending on the cause of the burn. The severity of symptoms suffered by victims of barbershop chemical burns is mainly determined by the following:

  1. The length of time that the victim’s skin was exposed to the chemical;
  2. Whether the victim’s skin had open wounds or cuts;
  3. The overall sensitivity of the victim’s skin;
  4. How far into the skin’s layer the burn extends;
  5. The location of the chemical contact;
  6. The amount of the chemical applied;
  7. The strength of the chemical;
  8. The type of substance;
  9. The total surface area of the burn; and
  10. Patient risk factors, such as past medical history and age.

DID YOU, OR A LOVED ONE, SUFFER A SEVERE CHEMICAL BURN AT A BARBERSHOP IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS, ROCHESTER, OR OTHER PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE?

CALL JED DIETRICH, ESQ. AND HIS TOP RATED AND HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEAM OF BUFFALO, NEW YORK, BARBERSHOP CHEMICAL BURN INJURY LAWYERS AT 716-839-3939 NOW TO GET THE HELP THAT YOU NEED!

Proving Liability For Your Barber Shop Chemical Burn

The burden of proof in a barbershop chemical burn injury case is on the victim. To recover compensation, the victim’s personal injury attorney must show that he or she was injured because of negligence or carelessness by the barbershop’s owner or employee. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s seasoned lawyers will show that the service provider was legally responsible for your injuries by demonstrating the following:

  1. Duty of Care: All barbers are expected to possess the skills, knowledge, and care shared by other professional hairdressers. This includes being mindful of chemicals, products, and hot equipment that could severely harm clients.
  2. Breach of Duty: When a barber fails to use reasonable care to prevent a client from suffering injury, it implies that he or she breached their duty of care.
  3. Causation: The defendant’s breach of duty caused you to suffer injury. We can show this by demonstrating that you would not have been hurt if not for the barber’s actions or inactions.
  4. Actual Damages: You suffered concrete injuries or other losses, such as hospital bills, lost earnings, scarring, or permanent disfigurement.

Barbershop owners are legally responsible for the safety of their patrons. This includes maintaining their establishments in a reasonably safe manner and remedying known hazards. It is worth noting that under New York law, owners must obtain a Barber Shop license to operate this type of business, and barbers are required to apply for a Barber license. These establishments are governed by various regulations to ensure adequate training, sanitary conditions, and competent work. If a hairdresser’s violation of any provisions of the Barbering License Law caused you harm, our elite attorneys could bring a negligence per se claim against them. Barbershop owners have a legal duty to ensure that their employees perform their duties safely. Owners can be held vicariously liable for injuries caused by their employees.

If you would like additional information on proving liability for your barbershop burn injury, please contact our highly qualified attorneys. Our veteran team would be honored to answer all of your inquiries and evaluate the strength of your case. Renowned as an Attorney and Practice Magazine's Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, Jed Dietrich, Esq. promises to ardently fight to obtain the best possible outcome for your injuries. The sooner that you hire the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., the earlier our battle-tested attorneys can begin gathering crucial evidence and fabricating a winning lawsuit. Jed Dietrich, Esq. and his top rated team, are available twenty-four-seven at 716-839-3939 or by filling out our online consultation form


Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Western New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

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I am a medical doctor and have worked with many of the best lawyers in Buffalo and I can say without question that Jed Dietrich is the only lawyer I would trust with my injury case in Buffalo New York. B.O.
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