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Mum sues over botched tattoo

November 17th, 2011

A MOTHER of one has been awarded damages for a botched tattoo.

Breda Murray (36, inset) sued Cristian Gherman, who trades as 13 Fat Catz in Ashgrove Mall, Finglas, Dublin, saying the arm tattoo of her daughter’s name had been poorly done and misspelled.

Murray, of Ballybough Parade, Finglas East, said that in July 2009 she went to Fat Catz to get a tattoo with the name Kelsey.

She said she felt ill after the tattoo and had to take antibiotics for three months

Mr Justice Matthew Deery awarded Murray €3,000 damages, but said the fact that Kelsey’s name was misspelled could not be blamed on Gherman as he had given Murray a chance to check the design before the application

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