Free Legal Advice from our Tracy Rodgers

Our Tracy Rodgers will be at the Romero Centre, St. Helens Church, Laithes Lane, Athersley, Barnsley S71 3AH, every two weeks to offer free advice, between 1:00 – 3:00pm, beginning on 31st July 2019. No appointment is needed.   


There has been a change to legislation with effect from the 13th June 2019 which abolishes the “same roof rule” for victims of violent crime. Until now, victims of violent crimes including sexual abuse from a family member where the offence took place before 1979 have been unable to make a claim for compensation under

Compensation – What can I claim for?

If you have suffered personal injury, either as a result of an accident caused by the actions of someone else or being a victim of clinical negligence (previously called medical negligence), your remedy is to claim compensation. The compensation that you claim is a monetary payment. The compensation paid should restore you to the position

Compensation Recovered for client

Tracy Rodgers recovers compensation of £75,000.00 for a client who made a claim against a local hospital.   The level of compensation reflects the extent to which the surgery for which our client was admitted was negligently performed and the ongoing consequences that our client faces as a result.

One Flight in Bangkok

It’s that time of year when you may be thinking about booking a holiday abroad but does the thought of that bring to mind hours of being squashed into an airline seat next to a large fellow passenger? That is exactly the situation that one man faced on a 13 hour journey from Bangkok to

Glyn Staves appointed Deputy District Judge

MKB Solicitors are proud to announce that Senior Partner Glyn Staves, Head of Dispute Resolution, has been appointed as a Part-Time Deputy District Judge by the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice. Glyn has been selected from 1,600 applicants following a rigorous application process administered by the Judicial Appointments Commission. All applicants were judged on

Community Clean Up

Our Tracy Rodgers took part in the Community Clean Up initiative earlier this week with Barnsley MBC to tidy up our town centre.  Working around Peel Parade we litter picked and cleared away a lot of rubbish. The photos show the bags filled after just 1 hour and what a difference a little bit of

Expert support in times of family trouble

We know that, statistically, an increased number of couples separate in the month of January. The first working day in January is colloquially, and rather unfortunately, known as “Divorce Day”. We receive an influx of new enquiries for support on family matters every year in January after the Christmas break. If you are going through

Compensation recovered for injuries sustained on the drive into work

We have recovered over £2,300.00 for a client who suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck whilst her vehicle was stationary in traffic queueing on one of the main roads into Barnsley. Our client safely brought her vehicle to a stop as traffic in front of her also slowed, but the vehicle behind our client