Pete Burns to get lip injection damage payments

Singer set for a a payout next year

Pete Burns is set to receive damages payments from a doctor who has accepted liability for lip injections that went wrong.

The former Dead Or Alive frontman and 2006 ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ contestant sued Harley Street doctor Maurizio Viel, who carried out procedures between 2000 and 2004, reports BBC News.

Swelling and blisters suffered by Burn were attributed to the procedures, which caused him suffering and made it difficult for him to eat.

He also suffered granulomas (chronic inflammatory cells), it was heard in court.

Dr Viel‘s lawyers have admitted liability. The amount Viel must pay to Burns in damages will be decided in the High Court next year, along with a lawsuit for financial loss Burns has filed, blaming his inability to work on the surgery issues.

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