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  • Moore Blatch solicitors move to Chandlers Ford as expansion continues

    21st February 2017

    As part of its expansion plans Moore Blatch solicitors, which employ 300 staff and reported over £20 million turnover in the last financial year, will be moving from its two central Southampton offices, one on The Avenue and one on London Road, to the prestigious Gateway House building in Chandlers Ford. The move, which will […]

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  • In response to the RAIB’s latest report

    20th February 2017

    In response to the RAIB’s latest report – Trevor Sterling, Partner at Moore Blatch solicitors – who represents a number of victims of the Croydon Tram Crash, said: “We are pleased to see so many agencies collaborating to identify the cause of this fatal crash, and thank RAIB for its latest report. We are however […]

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  • Witness appeal following serious road accident

    17th January 2017

    On Saturday 1st October 2016 at 1.10pm on the B3355 Silver Street in Midsomer Norton, a boy pedestrian, aged 12, was involved in a road traffic collision with a black in colour Nissan Juke that stopped at the scene after the collision. The boy sustained serious head injuries in the road traffic collision, and was […]

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  • Payments made to Croydon tram crash survivors

    15th December 2016

    Moore Blatch Solicitors has announced that survivors of the Croydon tram crash have received interim payments and the urgent rehabilitation has commenced. The lawyers also commend the direct input made by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and the immediate financial response by Transport for London. Those who have benefitted from interim payments include an HGV driver […]

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  • Moore Blatch joins Barrow Hedges Primary School to make the Brake Pledge for national Road Safety Week

    23rd November 2016

    Brain Injury Group member and leading law firm Moore Blatch, is taking part in the UK’s biggest road safety event, Road Safety Week (21-27 November), coordinated by Brake, the road safety charity, together with Barrow Hedges Primary School, Carshalton. Thousands of organisations, schools and community groups are backing the Make the Brake Pledge campaign, helping […]

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  • Lawyers call for rehabilitation fund for Croydon tram victims

    17th November 2016

    The Major Trauma team at lawyers Moore Blatch which is representing victims injured in the Croydon tram crash are calling for the establishment of an urgent rehabilitation fund for those that have suffered life changing injuries. Trevor Sterling, Partner and Major Trauma lead, said “Although we welcome the recommendations in the RAIB’s report and the […]

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  • Health Secretary announces new measures to improve safety in maternity care

    19th October 2016

    Jeremy Hunt has announced new proposals to improve the safety of maternity care and encourage openness and transparency. They include: a £250,000 maternity safety innovation fund to help develop ideas to improve care publishing maternity ratings £8,000,000 for maternity safety training a new Healthcare Safety Investigation branch to be in place by April 2017 providing […]

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  • Harrison Ford Star Wars accident demonstrates how costly Health and Safety breaches can be

    13th October 2016

    The news that the production company behind the latest Star Wars film has been fined £1.6 million is a reminder to businesses of how damaging Health and Safety breaches can be, warn Moore Blatch solicitors. The Star Wars fine comes only two weeks after Merlin Attractions Limited was fined £5 million for what was described […]

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  • Bath tipper truck victim Karla Brennan calls for answers as driver seeks to have charges dropped

    5th October 2016

    On Thursday 6th October Philip John Potter, one of the drivers in the Bath Tipper Truck crash, will appear in court seeking to have charges against him dropped.  Mr Potter is charged with causing the deaths of four people, including four-year-old Mitzi Steady, and seriously injuring two people. Mother of two, Karla Brennan, who was […]

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  • Charities legal champion gets top ranking for clinical negligence and personal injury in Legal 500

    30th September 2016

    Moore Blatch solicitors, which supports many charities and their members, has been awarded tier 1 rankings by one of the UK’s leading independent guides to the legal profession, Legal 500. The recognition is for Moore Blatch’s clinical negligence and personal injury teams which work with a number of national and local charities. Each year Legal […]

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  • Moore Blatch cyclists raise over £3,800 for brain injury charity Headway South West London

    22nd September 2016

    On Sunday 4th September 35 cyclists, including friends and family, from leading law firm Moore Blatch (which specialise in supporting individuals with brain injuries) took part in the London to Windsor bike ride challenge, organised by Bike Events raising over £3,800 in aid of Headway South West London (HSWL). HSWL is a local brain injury […]

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  • Landmark asbestosis ruling is good news for sufferers

    29th July 2016

    In a landmark asbestosis case, The Court of Appeal ruled today that asbestosis sufferers could be entitled to proportional compensation from as low as 2.3% from negligent employers, based upon the number of years worked. The historic ruling confirms that proportional compensation is applicable even if the employer’s overall contribution to the condition was minimal […]

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  • Riders wanted for Richmond to Windsor bike ride in aid of South London brain injury charity

    13th July 2016

    Following the success of last year’s event, which raised £4,000 for charity, participants are required for the London to Windsor bike ride on Sunday 4th September in aid of local brain injury charity Headway South West London (HSWL). Headway has worked for over 30 years to provide assistance, information and services to many of the […]

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  • Moore Blatch Partner to Chair The Mary Seacole Trust following historic statue unveiling

    28th June 2016

    Moore Blatch Medical Relations partner, Trevor Sterling, will become chair of The Mary Seacole Trust following the unveiling of the statue to honour the Jamaican-born nurse who cared for wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War. The statue of Mary Seacole will be unveiled on Thursday 30th June in the garden of St Thomas’ Hospital, […]

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  • Hillsborough families ‘cheated’ of their compensation – outdated compensation laws need urgent review

    20th May 2016

    Hillsborough families are being cheated of the compensation that they deserve and will not receive it due to draconian laws which says you can’t claim unless you actually witness a death, says specialist law firm Moore Blatch. Hundreds of family members have suffered 27 years – almost three decades – of being subjected to the […]

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  • Insurers escape paying NHS tens of millions in costs due to outdated legislation

    16th May 2016

    The insurance industry is failing to pay the NHS tens of millions of pounds in costs of patient care due to inadequate and outdated recovery legislation, warns specialist lawyers Moore Blatch. The NHS is faced with a likely £3bn overspend in the current financial year, and the lawyers believe that it’s unacceptable that legislation that […]

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  • Norovirus strikes 252 passengers on Southampton bound ship: Fred Olsen in line for over £1million in claim

    9th May 2016

    Specialist health claims lawyers Moore Blatch, is warning that Fred Olsen could face a claim in excess of £1 million from the 252 passengers affected by the Norovirus on its Southampton-bound ship ‘Balmoral’. The ship, which left Southampton in the UK on April 16th is due to return to Southampton on 20th May. 252 of […]

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  • Parents of children with special educational needs choosing to appeal secondary school places

    4th May 2016

    As an increasing number of parents unhappy with their child’s secondary school placement choose home schooling as well as other alternatives over an appeal, a mother of a special educational needs child from South Gloucestershire explains why an appeal was the only option for her son. 55-year-old Margarita Korovina whose son Sherwin Harcourt has cerebral […]

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  • Hampshire woman successfully appeals care home fees paid on behalf of husband

    29th April 2016

    A Hampshire woman who has retrospectively recovered the care home fees paid on behalf of her husband after being told he was ineligible for NHS Continuing Care is encouraging other local families to challenge decisions about care earlier. Marianne Norman of Holbury in the New Forest says that despite being advised by hospital staff that […]

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  • Advice for parents of children with SEN looking to appeal their child’s school place

    28th April 2016

    Parents of children with SEN will now know whether their child has been given a place at their chosen school. It is likely that they will have received notification via an Education Health and Care plan, which will detail the new school their child will be attending the following academic term. With stiff competition for […]

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