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What Constitutes Wrongful Death In South Carolina?

March 17, 2020
What Constitutes Wrongful Death In South Carolina?

A wrongful death lawsuit allows certain family members of the deceased or the personal representative of the estate to bring a civil action for damages against the liable party. A wrongful death lawsuit is different and totally separate from any criminal proceedings involving the liable party and can be affected by several factors. Read our latest blog to learn more about filing a wrongful death lawsuit and how a skilled wrongful death attorney can help you avoid mistakes that would harm your case.

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Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Caused by Poor Road Conditions?

January 22, 2020
Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Caused by Poor Road Conditions?

Driver error is the leading cause of auto accidents in the United States, but it's certainly not the only cause. Even if every motorist behaved responsibly, serious wrecks would still occur due to poor road conditions.

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Hodge & Langley Welcomes Attorney Tyler Rody

January 13, 2020

Hodge & Langley is proud to announce that attorney Tyler Rody has joined the firm in Spartanburg.

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Wrongful Death Claim vs. Survival Action in South Carolina

January 10, 2020
Wrongful Death Claim vs. Survival Action in South Carolina

The death of a loved one is a traumatic experience that can make every day seem like a struggle. Beyond the depression, stress, and guilt, you might also be facing significant funeral expenses and loss of income. Fortunately, it may be possible to recover compensation for these losses by bringing a wrongful death claim.

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Are Punitive Damages Available After DUI Accidents in South Carolina?

December 19, 2019
Are Punitive Damages Available After DUI Accidents in South Carolina?

There are two categories of damages that might be recoverable after a DUI accident in South Carolina: compensatory damages and punitive damages. While all successful claims will yield compensatory damages of some amount, not all cases involve punitive awards. Learn more about the punitive damages that might be available.

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Hodge & Langley Principal Earns Diversity Award

December 13, 2019

Ryan Langley, principal in Hodge & Langley Law firm, earned the prestigious Diversity Award given by Lawyers Weekly Magazine. Accepting on behalf of Ryan was Charlie Hodge.

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How to Prove an Hours of Service Violation After a Truck Accident

December 5, 2019
How to Prove an Hours of Service Violation After a Truck Accident

Drowsy driving is a huge problem in the trucking industry due to a number of factors including profit margins and pressure to transport goods quickly. Many truckers make a habit out of driving while fatigued, which reduces their alertness and slows down their reaction time. The Hours of Service (HoS) Regulations were implemented to prevent drowsy driving in the trucking industry by placing limits on the number of consecutive hours a commercial driver can stay on the road. Unfortunately, some truck drivers routinely violate the Hours of Service Regulations. If you or someone you love was hurt in a truck wreck, your attorney should investigate whether an HoS violation occurred.

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7 Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Dispute Personal Injury Claims

November 20, 2019
7 Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Dispute Personal Injury Claims

Insurance companies are businesses like any other in that their goal is to maximize profits. The less money an insurer has to pay out, the greater their bottom line. Although there are laws in place to prevent insurance providers from acting in bad faith, there are still some tactics within the law...

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