July 6, 2016
When you think of dangerous driving conditions, you may think of snow, ice or fog. But it turns out that the most dangerous time of year to drive—the time when the most drivers have accidents—is the month of August, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)....
June 6, 2016
A family in Upstate South Carolina is suing a nursing home operation for medical malpractice, and attorney Charles J. Hodge of the Hodge & Langley law firm is representing them.
Dorothy Faye Ertzberger recently passed away while living in Magnolia Manor Inman in Inman, S.C. In the law...
May 3, 2016
A new report by Johns Hopkins Medicine in the journal BMJ says that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, even as this statistic is not being accurately reported on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual list of death causes.
April 25, 2016
If you’ve been injured on the job and have to miss work, you’re probably worrying about your future with the company. Many of us have heard harsh rumors about people being fired for taking too many days off, regardless of the reason.
But if you’ve been injured at work, you may...
March 22, 2016
At Hodge & Langley Law Firm, we help families take on difficult cases of nursing home abuse. As discussed in our blog, there are six main categories of nursing home abuse that an elderly resident may experience.
For families questioning how their loved one is being treated in a home, though,...
March 2, 2016
In February 2015, the case of a pregnant woman shot and killed in 2012 by a City of Woodruff police officer was settled for $700,000 to the family, a settlement arranged for by the family's lawyer, T. Ryan Langley of the Hodge & Langley Law Firm.
February 24, 2016
As spring approaches, it’s time to start thinking about our taxes. When you review your W-2 sent by your company, notice in Box 4 how much of your salary goes to Social Security. This is the amount of money you’ve paid out of every paycheck to fund the Social Security system.
February 12, 2016
Every day on the road, we’re surrounded by a variety of vehicles. If you’re in a motor vehicle accident, knowing the type of vehicles involved can greatly affect your rights, your compensation, and how any related lawsuit may be handled.
Commercial trucks are large vehicles used for...