Real Case Results

Hodge & Langley Law Firm has represented clients in South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina for decades collectively. We have settled or won thousands of cases in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, car and truck accidents, and many more. We work hard to protect our clients, fight against unfair systems, and earn fair compensation for those who have been wronged.

Below is a representative sampling of cases handled by the lawyers at the Hodge & Langley Law Firm. Contact us today if you need legal help or have questions concerning a potential case. Initial consultations are at no charge.

$6.1 Million – Judgment
Fraud / Real Estate Scam

Plaintiff was deceived in a real estate scam related to the purchase of mountain property. The judgment included loss of $2 million in investment funds, treble damages for unfair trade practices, and attorneys fees.

$2.9 Million – Judgment
Wrongful Death / Negligent Use of Firearm

The deceased Plaintiff was hunting with a protégé. The protégé mistook the Plaintiff for an animal, shot and killed him. Action was brought for negligence that resulted in judgment.

$2.2 Million – Settlement
Chiropractic Malpractice / Paralysis

The Plaintiff was a self-employed subcontractor who performed home remodeling, etc. After injuring his back he began treatment at the chiropractic college. He was repeatedly manipulated in the cervical spine area by a student while displaying neurological deficits along the left side of his body. He deteriorated from ambulatory to requiring a walker. Eventually he was diagnosed with a cervical disc lesion compressing his spinal cord. Following surgery he remained an incomplete quadraplegic.

$1.6 Million – Verdict
Medical Malpractice / Shoulder Injury

Medical Malpractice case brought against one of the foremost shoulder surgeons in the world. The allegations included a lack of informed consent and failure to perform the proper surgery resulting in axillary nerve damage. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the Plaintiffs. An affidavit from the jury foreman showed the jury considered an additional $1Million appropriate for punitive damages.

$1.4 Million – Verdict
Employment / Wrongful Termination

An executive secretary to the CEO was terminated after her daughter contracted Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The case was brought on the basis of ERISA, violations of the Family Medical Leave Act and the tort of outrage. The jury returned the verdict for $400,000.00 actual damages and $1 Million Dollars punitive damages.

$1.3 Million – Settlement
Severe Injury / Truck Intersection Collision

Vehicle was T-boned by a logging truck at an intersection causing severe injuries.

$1.075 Million – Settlement
Product Liability / Negligence

Plaintiff’s husband was operating a floor buffer when he became overcome with Carbon Monoxide emitted by the buffer. The buffer failed to include a shutoff switch so the buffer continued to run after the operator fell to the ground. The case was filed as a strict liability product defect and negligence action and settled after trial began.

$1 Million – Verdict
Severe Injury/ Negligent Design of Intersection

Intersection collision in which action was brought against the Department of Transportation for improper intersection design.

$750,000 – Settlement
Severe Injury / Truck Intersection Collision

The Plaintiff was rear-ended by a cement truck operated by the Defendant that resulted in cervical spine surgery and limitations on future work ability.

$700,000 Settlement
Gross Negligence / Excessive Force

The family of a pregnant woman who was shot and killed by a police officer sued the officer, the police department and the city for gross negligence and for violation of the woman and her unborn child’s constitutional rights. The Defendents settled for $700,000 to the family. Read more.

$700,000  Settlement
Wrongful Death / Excessive Force

The father of a deceased woman shot and killed by a police officer sued the city for wrongful death caused by the officer not following standard policies and procedures. The Defendent settled for $700,000 to the family. Read more.

$700,000 – Judgment 
Fraud / Real Estate Scam

Plaintiffs were deceived by Defendant into an investment for real property. Defendant failed to make improvements to property and then absconded with the funds.

$585,000 – Verdict
Medical Malpractice / Immune System Failure

Plaintiff was given improper medication by a dermatologist that caused a cascade of her immune system.

$500,000 – Settlement
Medical Malpractice / Shoulder Injury

Medical Malpractice case brought against one of the foremost shoulder surgeons in the world. The allegations included a lack of informed consent and failure to perform the proper surgery causing scapula injury.

$375,000 – Settlement
Negligence / False Positive on Drug Test

The Plaintiff underwent drug testing which was interpreted as positive. Plaintiff contested the interpretation and obtained an independent drug test immediately after the positive result. This result was negative. An action was brought against the drug test laboratory and resulted in settlement of the case.

$275,000 – Settlement
Employment / Wrongful Termination

The Plaintiff was employed as a Safety Manager at a manufacturing facility. He was exposed to an abusive supervisor as well as observation of several traumatic events in the workplace including a death. He had a stress reaction that required medical treatment. Eventually he was terminated and the Plaintiff brought an action against the Defendant for violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and resulted in settlement of the case.

$950,000 and $800,000 –  Settlements
Product Liability / Medical Device

Two separate confidential settlements based on allegations that an international manufacturer of medical devices failed to properly warn physicians that the device caused the risk of upstaging and/or spreading cancer leading to increased treatment and/or death as a result.  

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NONE OF THIS INFORMATION SHOULD BE CONSIDERED AS A DESCRIPTION OR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE QUALITY OF THE FIRM'S REPRESENTATION AND IN NO WAY SHOULD BE INTERPRETED AS A GUARANTEE OF A SPECIFIC RESULT FOR YOUR CASE OR ANY CASE. EVERY CASE IS DIFFERENT AND MUST BE EVALUATED ON ITS OWN MERITS. SOME JUDGMENTS LISTED ARE SUBJECT TO COLLECTION PROCEEDINGS.