Woman: Hair treatment caused chemical burns on head, face and neck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Oct 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – In a recently filed lawsuit in state court, a woman claims she suffered serious injuries and severe chemical burns from a Philadelphia-based hair salon.

Yolanda McNair of Philadelphia filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas on Sept. 27 versus BeeYouHair, LLC, also of Philadelphia.

According to the lawsuit, on April 15, while receiving services at the defendant’s premises, McNair says she suffered severe and painful chemical burns on her head, face and neck from chemical hair coloring and/or related products provided by defendant that was negligently and carelessly applied and/or removed and/or partially removed, causing serious and permanent personal injuries, including serious impairment of bodily function and serious disfigurement.

The suit says the defendant premises failed to regard the plaintiff’s safety and rights, failed to use due care in the aforementioned situation and failed to comply with the standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology, among numerous other charges.

For a lone count of negligence, the plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, plus all costs and other relief the Court deems necessary.

The plaintiff is represented by Marc I. Simon of Simon & Simon, in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas case 170903135

From the Pennsylvania Record: Reach Courts Reporter Nicholas Malfitano at nickpennrecord@gmail.com

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