Moosa Duke Solicitors Secure £3million compensation

Posted By admin - 5th August 2014

Moosa Duke Solicitors have in the last 2 weeks secured compensation of £3 million for a mother in a wrongful birth claim where a baby was born with a serious medical condition. The law on wrongful birth claims is very complex, and therefore Moosa Duke solicitors are very pleased with […]

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Children left with severe disabilities after women were given the epilepsy drug ‘valproate’ during pregnancy

Posted By admin - 19th February 2018

The BBC recently reported that approximately 20,000 children in the UK have been left with disabilities.  This is due to the use of the epilepsy drug “Sodium Valproate”, (known as Epilim), during their mother’s pregnancy since the 1970’s.  It is reported that exposure to this drug in the womb carries […]

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Risk To Patient Safety In Hospitals

Posted By admin - 22nd January 2018

The BBC recently reported that 68 senior Accident & Emergency (A&E) doctors wrote and signed a letter sent to the Prime Minister, which outlined the risks hospital patients have been facing over the winter. The BBC reports that the letter sets out how the pressure on hospitals over the recent […]

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Health Secretary Calls for Inquests For Stillbirths

Posted By admin - 15th January 2018

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for a change in the law to allow inquests into stillbirths. Currently, inquests are only carried out when a baby is born alive and then dies. In addition, a claim for a bereavement award (currently £12,980) as part of a clinical negligence case is […]

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Unmarried woman wins legal battle for bereavement damages in ‘historic decision’

Posted By admin - 11th December 2017

Following a landmark Court of Appeal decision, Ms Jakki Smith has succeeded in her battle to help obtain better rights for unmarried couples. Ms Smith’s partner of 16 years, John Bulloch, died from an infection that was not noticed by medics.  As part of the claim for negligence following Mr […]

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MPs blame ‘defensive’ NHS culture for increased cost of clinical negligence claims

Posted By admin - 7th December 2017

In a recent report on clinical negligence costs prepared by the Public Accounts Committee, health bosses from NHS Trusts are described as having a ‘prevailing attitude of defensiveness’, which has led to a significant increase in clinical negligence claims. The costs of these claims have quadrupled from £400m in 2006/07 […]

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Strain on NHS Services Raises Safety Concerns

Posted By admin - 22nd November 2017

Despite the Department Of Health claims that they have put in place the “biggest ever expansion of training places” for doctors and nurses in the NHS, a report by NHS Providers suggests that demand for services continues to outstrip supply. Whilst NHS staff numbers have increased by 6% in the last […]

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APIL Conference Update – Cervical Cancer Screening

Posted By admin - 16th October 2017

Krishna Kotecha and Daniel O’Keeffe of Moosa-Duke Solicitors recently attended the annual clinical negligence conference organised by the Association Of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). The subject under consideration was obstetrics/gynaecology.  Many eminent consultants (medical experts) and lawyers addressed different aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology, ranging from the types of mistakes […]

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Vacancy – Paralegal / Litigation Assistant

Posted By admin - 10th October 2017

Details An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our team. The role is within a fast paced environment, acting for victims of Medical Negligence. The role will mainly involve assisting Fee Earners on Multi-Track cases. We encourage our staff to develop within the firm, through detailed training […]

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Transforming Lives – Innovations for Amputee Living Conference

Posted By admin - 4th October 2017

On 26th September 2017, Moosa-Duke’s Adam Moosa and Navdeep Kainth attended Pace Rehabilitation’s annual conference, “Transforming Lives – Innovations for Amputee Living”. Pace Rehabilitation is one of the UK’s market leaders for providing rehabilitation and prosthetics for amputees and individuals who have suffered serious limb injuries. Individuals from a variety […]

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Mehmooda Duke named Business Woman of the Year 2017

Posted By admin - 2nd October 2017

Mehmooda Duke, the Managing Director of Moosa Duke Solicitors has been named Business Woman of the Year 2017 at the Leicester Mercury Women in Business Awards, held at Leicester Tigers on 28th September 2017. Mehmooda set up the firm in 2003 as a sole practitioner and over the years has […]

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