Raley's News

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 »

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 »

The right to request flexible working – changes to the law

30th June 2014
In order to continue promoting equality in the workplace, the government is extending the right to request flexible working to all employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service. This is a change from the current system where only those with qualifying caring responsibilities can make a request. Read more »

World Cup 2014 – is your business ready for kick off?

11th June 2014
We are advising employers to take a fair and balanced approach when dealing with staff who may be distracted by the World Cup. Read more »

Damages awarded to cyclist after pothole injury

9th May 2014
Raleys have recently succeeded in a claim for damages on behalf of a cyclist who was injured after encountering a pothole in the road surface. Read more »

Worker slips on ice

26th February 2014
Raleys have acted on behalf of an employee who was injured when he slipped on ice in his employers yard. Read more »

Employee injured by falling glass

25th February 2014
Raleys have acted for a client who suffered an accident in the course of his employment with a local window manufacturing company. Read more »

Compensation for eye injury

27th January 2014
A Raleys client sustained a serious eye injury during the course of his employment. Read more »

Raleys’ head of medical negligence is accepted as a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme

22nd January 2014
Raleys Solicitors’ medical negligence team have got the new year off to a very positive start with head of department Andrew Harrison being accepted as a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme. Read more »

Compensation achieved for injury sustained while working at supermarket

22nd January 2014
Raleys acted for a client that had an accident during the course of his employment at a regional supermarket. Read more »

Hospital failed to promptly address post-operative bleeding

13th December 2013
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust has agreed to pay substantial damages to the widow of a man from Huddersfield who died following prostate surgery in 2008. Read more »

Raleys secure £30,000 compensation for colliery worker

2nd December 2013
Our client, a 74 year old man from Armthorpe in Doncaster, contacted Raleys Solicitors after being diagnosed with pleural thickening in July 2009. Read more »

Verdict of Neglect given at Andrea Green Inquest

29th November 2013
A verdict of neglect has been given at the inquest of 42 year old Andrea Green, following a 3-week long investigation. Read more »

Andrea Green inquest moves into second week

12th November 2013
The family of a Barnsley woman are preparing themselves for yet further upsetting revelations as the inquest into the death of Andrea Green moves into its second week. Read more »

Client damages ankle - compensation awarded

11th November 2013
Raleys have acted on behalf of a young man who suffered an injury to his ankle when he stepped into an excavation in a footpath which had been left uncovered by the contractor carrying out the road works. Read more »

Press Coverage

6th November 2013
Raleys represented Andrea Green who died following complications during surgery. Read more »