In Jiang v BCDS International P/L t/as Serendipity Miss Beauty  NSWDC 578, the plaintiff claimed non-invasive skin treatment in a beauty salon resulted in facial skin depigmentation and dimpling. The court considered whether the outcome was the result of an inherent risk or negligence. There was a verdict for the plaintiff with damages assessed.
The plaintiff’s claim was successful in respect of informed consent and in respect of negligent treatment. The plaintiff did sign a consent form but the court ruled there was no informed consent.
The full decision can be read here: https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/5da7e296e4b0c3247d712703
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