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Dushal Mehta, Senior Associate

Dushal Mehta, Senior Associate, Fieldfisher

Dushal Mehta is a Senior Associate in the Personal Injury department. He acts exclusively for victims of accidents and industrial diseases. His experience and expertise are in the following areas:

Dushal is regularly instructed to deal with high value and complex serious injury cases (often fatal cases) and is recognised for his work in this field. He has been acting for victims for over 10 years and has been involved in some very high profile cases. Dushal is known for his empathy and hard work. He is often asked to take over cases from other solicitors or bring claims against other solicitors for their mishandling of cases.

Dushal is regularly asked to speak at training sessions for other lawyers and is regularly quoted in the legal and national press for the work he does for his clients.

Dushal has recently appeared in the Court of Appeal and acted in the successful appeal relating to the application of Qualified One Way Costs Shifting in personal injury claims brought against statutory bodies/insurers (Howe v Motor Insurers' Bureau).

Some of the notable cases that Dushal has recently been involved in and is currently working on are:

  • Acting for many of the victims of the Finsbury Park and Westminster Bridge attacks (Dushal was interviewed by Radio 4 and was widely reported in the national press)
  • Recently settled a claim against a large car manufacturer for a victim who suffered a severe brain injury as a result of falling from a ladder at work.
  • Acting for a prison officer who has suffered a head injury having been assaulted at a young offenders institution

Dushal' s serious injury practice has a focus on rehabilitation and ensuring that severely injured claimants receive the immediate and essential medical and financial support they need. He acts for victims of a variety of accidents and with various injuries from serious orthopaedic injuries to psychiatric claims.

Dushal also has a substantial asbestos disease practice and has built up an excellent reputation for achieving substantial settlements for his clients. He recovers well over £2 million in damages for his asbestos disease clients each year. He often deals with challenging and ground breaking cases. His case of Godbert v MOD remains the leading authority in asbestosis cases. He has also built up a reputation for taking on novel cases. Dushal regularly contributes to seminars and annual training sessions. He has also recently organised and chaired an extremely successful conference on the developing area of immunotherapy treatment for mesothelioma patients.

 

What the leading legal directories say about Dushal

Dushal Mehta - Ranked in Chambers and Partners 2017

 

Dushal was always there for me throughout the duration of the claim. He provided me with lots of encouragement and thanks to his determination and support we were able to secure a very positive settlement. The money will go towards providing much needed care for my sister.

Sharon Goggin

 

Over the course of the claim, Dushal showed me a great deal of respect and courtesy. He gave me a very personal and professional service and was always available when I needed to speak to him.

Betty Johnson

 

You have achieved a wonderful result and I shall be eternally grateful to you and Fieldfisher for persevering on my behalf.

Mrs Reeves

 

You handles everything with such kindness and thoroughness, which made a difficult process much easier. Your company can be very proud of your commitment to their clients. If I find myself having to recommend you, I will do it with pleasure.

Mrs Wisdom

 

Dushal Mehta is very knowledgeable, informative and professional. From our first meeting in my home he provided a first class service which I cannot fault during the most horrific stage in my life.

Mr Jenkins

 

Recent Cases Include:

 

Contact Dushal

If you would like to discuss a potential case with Dushal, please don’t hesitate to call him on 020 7861 4033 or email dushal.mehta@fieldfisher.com