Attorney Charles Hodge of Hodge & Langley Law Firm in Spartanburg has helped a family recover a $1.25 million settlement in a car accident wrongful death case.
What is the statute of limitations for car accident lawsuits in South Carolina? We provide an overview of applicable filing deadlines in this blog.
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.
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.
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.
If you intend to bring a personal injury or wrongful death claim after a truck accident, the outcome of your case will ultimately hinge on the strength of your evidence. Unfortunately, much of the evidence needed to support your case might be time-sensitive, and it’s not unheard-of for...
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