Written by T. Ryan Langley on December 5th 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. When this leads to a coll… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 20th 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 … read morePosted in Personal Injury
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 7th 2019.
Ryan Langley, a partner of the Spartanburg-based firm Hodge & Langley Law Firm, P.C., has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
ABOTA dedicates itself to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to civil jury trials. Members i… read morePosted in News Articles
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 6th 2019.
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 trucking comp… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on October 24th 2019.
If you were injured in a motorcycle accident but you were riding without a helmet, you may be concerned that the insurance company will deny your claim or, at the very least, assert that your damages should be reduced. Fortunately, the South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that the defenses of “con… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on October 15th 2019.
The vast majority of truck accident claims are filed on the basis of negligence, meaning that one party failed to exercise reasonable care, and this resulted in death, injury, or property damage to another person. From speeding to making illegal turns to violating the Hours of Service regulations, t… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written on October 3rd 2019.
A woman who was burned in a propane cloud explosion at work in 2016 has confidentially settled a negligent installation and maintenance lawsuit for $7.5 million.
Ryan Langley and Charles Hodge of Hodge and Langley Law Firm report that the 45-year-old woman was filling a propane tank on the forkli… read morePosted in Personal Injury
Written by T. Ryan Langley on August 21st 2019.
Car insurance companies will go to great lengths to deny claims or at least to reduce the amount of compensation they have to pay out. If you want to avoid unnecessary disputes and delays, you will need strong evidence to prove liability and damages. Gathering this evidence starts at the scene of th… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written on August 5th 2019.
OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. — An Oconee County jury awarded an auto accident victim who suffered significant physical and emotional injuries $1.1 million in damages on July 31. The plaintiff was represented by Spartanburg-based attorneys Charlie Hodge and Ryan Langley (Hodge & Langley Law Firm).
The amou… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
It’s no secret that wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of serious injury and death in the event of a car accident. But even the most responsible drivers might forget to buckle up on occasion. If you’re reading this, chances are you were injured in a crash and you weren’t restrained at the time. Fo… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents