Raley's News

New employment solicitor joins Raleys

17th October 2014
Marianne Haworth has joined Raleys solicitors in Barnsley as head of their employment team. Read more »

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

9th October 2014
Raleys raise £200 for Macmillan Read more »

International Day of Older Persons - 1st October

8th October 2014
Raleys attended Barnsley's International Day of Older Persons event Read more »

Fractured clavicle surgery delayed

3rd October 2014
Raleys acted for a Worsborough man who fractured his right clavicle following a motorbike accident. Read more »

Barnsley Hospital fall

2nd October 2014
Raleys acted for the family of a Monk Bretton man who suffered a fall in Barnsley Hospital. Read more »

Spinal disc protrusion not treated quickly enough

26th September 2014
Raleys represented a Rotherham man in his claim against Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. In June 2009, he started to suffer from severe back pain and a shooting pain in his legs. Read more »

Surgery mistakes after knee surgery

19th September 2014
A man from Cleckheaton instructed Raleys to investigate whether surgery to his right knee performed at Dewsbury Hospital had been negligent. Read more »

Thumb tip amputated after A&E mistake

12th September 2014
A 37 year old mother from Rawmarsh has recently succeeded in her claim against Rotherham Hospital after receiving substandard treatment in the Accident and Emergency Department. Read more »

Overdose of anti-inflammatory drug causes gastric ulcer

5th September 2014
Raleys represented a Nottingham man in a claim against his locum GP. The GP was employed by the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Read more »

Zero Hours Contracts: Exclusivity clauses no longer allowed

1st September 2014
There has been much talk in recent months about zero-hours contracts and their place in the modern labour market. Following a 12 week consultation, the government has published the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which provides that, while zero-hours contracts will continue to be a useful part of an employer’s toolkit, any exclusivity clauses in these contracts will no longer be enforceable. Read more »

Anti-embolic stocking left in dangerous position after surgery

29th August 2014
A 42 year old lady from Thurnscoe has been left permanently scarred after an incident that occurred in the High Dependency Unit of the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield during her recovery from bowel surgery. Read more »

Asbestos still a continuing threat

22nd August 2014
Around 4500 people die every year as a result of breathing asbestos fibres. Read more »

Glass injury not assessed and treated correctly

22nd August 2014
Raleys acted for a Nottingham man in his claim against Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. The man, aged 17 at the time, injured his hand on glass. Read more »

Railway worker injured in fall

13th August 2014
Raleys recently settled a claim on behalf of a railway worker who tripped and fell at a rail depot. Read more »

Barnsley Support Group for people with lung conditions

13th August 2014
A Barnsley support group for people coping with lung conditions and their families and carers is held every third Thursday of the month. Read more »

Back injury at vehicle recovery depot

10th August 2014
Raleys have recently recovered damages on behalf of a client who suffered a back injury at work. Read more »

Death caused by lack of medication monitoring

28th July 2014
Raleys represented the family of a local man, whose death was caused by the very drug meant to help him. Read more »

Barnsley Solicitors issue warning about Will Writers

14th July 2014
A Barnsley solicitors’ firm is urging people to be careful about who they instruct to write their will after a woman was quoted more than five times too much. Read more »

A&E mistake causes permanent nerve damage

14th July 2014
Raleys acted for a Barnsley man who was injured in an assault. Read more »

GP medication error for fibromyalgia patient

7th July 2014
Raleys represented a Monk Bretton man in a claim against his GP. Read more »