January 26, 2016
In 2015, Spartanburg County had the third-most motor vehicle deaths in South Carolina. The county reported 353 deaths caused by motor vehicles, which results in a mortality rate of 18 – meaning 18 of every 100,000 people in our county died in a car accident last year. The counties with more...
January 14, 2016
This past fall, the family of a man who contracted mesothelioma after being regularly exposed at work to an adhesive that contained asbestos won their case against Wyeth Holding Corporation, with an award around $800,000.
December 15, 2015
Earlier this year, an attorney for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest lobbying group for business, attempted to argue before a U.S. House committee that some class-action laws suits should be labeled “no injury” and treated differently. The Chamber and other pro-business groups...
December 1, 2015
The holidays are here! And with that, companies and individuals are throwing parties, hosting friends, buying gifts, and otherwise exposing themselves to a variety of potential lawsuits. To keep your holidays merry and lawsuit-free, follow these tips:
At holiday parties, don’t...
November 9, 2015
Volkswagen Group, makers of Volkswagen and Audi cars, admitted in September 2015 that it sold cars that intentionally faked their emissions-testing results. The admission came after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act.
The company had...
October 22, 2015
In the case Oliver v. City of Duncan et. al., T. Ryan Langley of the Hodge & Langley Law Firm successfully argued that Duncan, S.C., police officer Terry Lane caused the wrongful death of his client’s daughter, Rebecca Lynn Oliver.
Langley used extensive evidence, references to earlier...
October 6, 2015
When a client decides to work with us after a motor vehicle accident with a truck or a bus, we begin by exploring everything involved in the accident. Our team of researchers, paralegals and other experts will look into the commercial driver’s history, the vehicle’s safety, and any...
August 13, 2015
If you or a dependent is suffering from an injury caused by a faulty product, a car wreck, or an accident at work, it can be difficult to know where to start to recover your time off from work, mounting medical expenses, and compensation for pain and suffering. How do you put a price tag on your...