August 3, 2015
The latest news in what seems to be ongoing stories of police violence has happened very close to home.
On July 26, Zachary Hammond, a teenager from Seneca, S.C., was shot by a police officer attempting to make a drug arrest. While the initial statement from the Seneca Police Chief said the...
July 15, 2015
In May of this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued what looks to be the largest-ever recall of a consumer product. The NHTSA required Takata, the Japanese company found to have made faulty automobile air bags, to recall more than 34 million cars made by 10...
June 19, 2015
When you experience a significant injury, all of your energy is initially focused on getting treatment, healing and handling the rest of your life as you adjust to living life with the impact of the injury. But after things calm down, you can be left wondering: How did I get hurt? Whose fault was...
June 11, 2015
We know that the idea of filing a claim or lawsuit can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re recovering from a significant injury. But pursuing a lawsuit when a defective product has caused that injury can certainly be worth the effort (see this post to consider important questions in...
May 14, 2015
The Fall 2014 issue of The Justice Bulletin, a magazine published by the South Carolina Association for Justice, features a compelling article by T. Ryan Langley. Ryan, a partner in the Hodge Langley Law Firm, writes about police brutality and excessive force, and discusses the liability...
April 30, 2015
As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, it can seem that any death is a wrongful death. But wrongful death in the legal system is a specific term. An individual or organization can be sued for wrongful death if their negligence or misconduct caused a death.
March 12, 2015
When applying for social security disability, know that you have the right to appeal a denial.
Many of us have worked for years without giving much thought to the money that comes automatically out of our paychecks. This money covers taxes and Social Security, which most of us assume that...
February 23, 2015
The moments after a car accident can be terrifying and confusing. Whether you walk away on your own to talk to the other driver or get caught up in the sea of police and EMTs, it can be hard to know where to go, what to say and who to trust. Follow these tips from Hodge & Langley Law Firm's...