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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Successful Settlement Following Ruptured Appendix

Posted By admin - 25th June 2020

Moosa-Duke Solicitors have recently settled the case of Mr X following a delay in diagnosing appendicitis. He developed abdominal pain and sought assistance from an urgent care centre; however, he was told that there was nothing to worry about and his symptoms were dismissed as being due to constipation. Mr […]

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Delayed Diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome Results In Six Figure Settlement

Posted By admin - 18th June 2020

Moosa-Duke Solicitors have negotiated a six figure settlement for a client (X) as a result of a delay in diagnosis of a life changing neurological condition, Cauda Equina Syndrome.  X experienced symptoms of back and leg pain, difficulties in passing urine and saddle anaesthesia.  X attended their GP’s surgery and […]

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Misdiagnosis of appendicitis results in five figure settlement

Posted By admin - 10th June 2020

We have successfully negotiated a five figure settlement for a client who was misdiagnosed with appendicitis as a result of which he underwent unnecessary surgery, had a prolonged hospital stay (including an avoidable stay in the intensive care unit) and a prolonged recovery period. But for the negligence, our client […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts On Patient Behaviour

Posted By admin - 8th June 2020

As recently reported on the BBC, it is anticipated by the NHS that it may take many months to fully restart their services as they come to terms with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a major concern expressed by doctors is that patients are not engaging with the […]

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Cauda Equina Sufferer Secures 6 Figure Settlement

Posted By admin - 2nd June 2020

Moosa-Duke Solicitors secured a large 6 figure settlement for a man who suffered Cauda Equina Syndrome after a failure to arrange an emergency MRI scan, despite deteriorating red flag symptoms. Mr X had a long history of back pain. Mr X suffered a flare-up of  back pain and reduced mobility […]

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Cancer patients must not be forgotten during the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted By admin - 28th April 2020

Macmillan, a large British charity which supports people affected by cancer, has expressed that cancer patients must not be forgotten during the coronavirus pandemic. In a recent report in the Guardian, Lynda Thomas, the charity’s chief executive, said “for people with cancer right now, these could be terrifying times – […]

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Report reveals that women’s lives are being lost because of delays in diagnosing ovarian cancer

Posted By admin - 17th March 2020

Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the ovary start to multiply, creating a tumour. If the cancer is not identified, there is a danger that it will spread to other parts of the body. According to a report by Target Ovarian Cancer (the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity), over […]

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Care Quality Commission find that Leicester’s hospitals need improvement

Posted By admin - 4th March 2020

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are an established public body that helps to regulate and inspect health and social care services in England. A team of CQC inspectors was sent to visit Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital, Glenfield Hospital and St Mary’s Birth Centre in Melton Mowbray and reported […]

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Concern over use of hernia mesh implants

Posted By admin - 31st January 2020

Hernia repair is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in the world, as 1 in 10 people will develop a hernia at some stage in their life. Many of the repairs are done using mesh, which covers the bulging tissue after it has been pushed back into the […]

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Ambulance service delays nearly double in a year

Posted By admin - 3rd January 2020

The BBC has recently reported that delays in the East Midlands Ambulance Service have significantly increased. Figures from the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) show that delays transferring patients from an ambulance to hospital have nearly doubled for one hospital Trust; a rise in delays from 4,663 to 9,219 hours […]

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