Written by T. Ryan Langley on September 1st 2016.
In previous blogs, we’ve defined what Commercial Trucks are, discussed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, and also explained Why Truck Accidents Are Different from other car accidents. In this blog, we’ll review why it’s especially important to hire an attorney after having an accident wi… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on August 19th 2016.
A rather large injured workers’ compensation dispute is underway on the federal level resulting from a project down the road from us: the Savannah River Site (SRS). The SRS is a nuclear reservation located in parts of Aiken, Allendale and Barnwell counties in South Carolina, along the banks of the S… read morePosted in News Articles | Workers’ Compensation
As South Carolina gets hotter, many of us are spending more time in pools, lakes and at the beach. While the water offers some cool relief, it can also present a real danger to our children and families.
Drowning is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, killing approximately 10 p… read morePosted in News Articles
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).
There ar… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
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 suit filed… read morePosted in News Articles | Nursing Homes
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.
The study estimates… read morePosted in Medical Malpractice | Wrongful Death
Written by T. Ryan Langley on April 25th 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 be eligible for wor… read morePosted in Workers’ Compensation
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, the … read morePosted in Nursing Homes
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.
Langley successfully argued that the police offic… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
Written by Charles J. Hodge on February 24th 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.
The Social Security … read morePosted in Social Security