Raley's News

Mining incident compensation

7th November 2014
We have recently recovered damages on behalf of an underground worker at a local colliery. Read more »

Cycling accident caused by poor road surface

31st October 2014
Raleys have successfully recovered compensation for a keen cyclist who was injured after falling from his bike due to striking a substantial pothole. Read more »

Barnsley solicitors urge bosses to keep staff safe in the dark

24th October 2014
Businesses are being reminded to keep their staff and customers safe as the clocks go back and the nights draw in. Read more »

New employment solicitor joins Raleys

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

Hospital admit responsibility for loss of twins

17th October 2014
Raleys represent a young couple from Barnsley whose twin babies died in utero Read more »

Raleys secure CQS membership for second year running

17th October 2014
Raleys have secured the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme for the second year in a row. Read more »

Care home admits liability for negligence in care

10th October 2014
The owners of Chapel View Nursing Home, Barnsley and The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust have settled medical negligence claims for separate, but related, failures in care of an elderly lady from Rotherham. 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 »

Patient broke ankle after fall in hospital

3rd October 2014
Raleys acted for a young woman from Castleford in a strange case involving Pontefract hospital. Read more »

Shared Parental Leave

3rd October 2014
On 1st December 2014 new legislation will come into force to allow parents, whose babies are due on or after 5th April 2015, to share leave for a year after the child is born. 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 »

Mental Health plan not followed

25th September 2014
Raleys acted on behalf of the family of a local man who tragically committed suicide after community mental health workers failed to follow up on their own plan. 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 »