March 17, 2020
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.
January 22, 2020
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.
January 13, 2020
Hodge & Langley is proud to announce that attorney Tyler Rody has joined the firm in Spartanburg.
January 10, 2020
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.
December 19, 2019
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.
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.
December 5, 2019
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.
November 20, 2019
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 an insurance adjuster may try to employ to deny a claim or reduce its value.