Good luck to Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 8th June 2021

Good luck to Leicestershire County Cricket Club ‘the Running Foxes’ for the T20 Vitality Blast competition.  We look forward to supporting them on Friday against Derbyshire in their first home game. MDS are proud sponsors of Foxes players Nick Welch and Nat Bowley.

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June is SANDS Awareness Month

Posted By Kirsty Dakin - 7th June 2021

June is SANDS (Stillbirth and neonatal death charity) Awareness Month.  The aim is to raise awareness of the facts and impacts relating to neonatal deaths and stillbirths. At MDS we specialise in dealing with these tragic cases and we see how devastating they are for families.

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MDS Case in Lawtel

Posted By admin - 17th September 2020

We are proud to see one of our cauda equina syndrome cases is reported on Lawtel, following a 3 week trial at the High court in Leicester. We have particular expertise in cauda equina cases and all of our skills and tenacity were required to win this complex and challenging […]

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Hospital Trust Rated Inadequate

Posted By admin - 25th August 2020

As recently reported by the BBC, Basildon University Hospital in Essex has been rated as inadequate and “a lack of learning” has led to the same failings being repeated as were seen previously in relation to the death of a young mother.  Gabriella Pintilie died shortly after giving birth by […]

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NHS Maternity Safety to be Investigated in Response to Mother and Baby Deaths

Posted By admin - 3rd August 2020

As recently reported in the Independent newspaper, the safety of maternity services are to be investigated by MPs.  The health and social care select committee will hold an enquiry into why maternity incidents re-occur and what can be done to improve safety and standards.  They will examine whether a ” […]

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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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