Written by T. Ryan Langley on February 12th 2016.
Every day on the road, we’re surrounded by a variety of vehicles. If you’re in a motor vehicle accident, knowing the type of vehicles involved can greatly affect your rights, your compensation, and how any related lawsuit may be handled.
Commercial trucks are large vehicles used for business, oft… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by Charles J. Hodge on January 26th 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 deaths c… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on January 14th 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.
In Bagley vs. Wyeth Holding Company, Mr. Bagley’s family (representing his … read morePosted in Mass Torts
Written by Charles J. Hodge on December 15th 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 were trying to… read morePosted in Mass Torts | Product Liability & Recalls
Written by T. Ryan Langley on December 1st 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:
Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents | Product Liability & Recalls
- At holiday parties, don’t overserve g… read more
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 17th 2015.
Hodge & Langley Law Firm represents people around the country who are suing Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for making a device that they may have known was capable of upstaging cancer and spreading cancer cells. The medical device, called a power morcellator, is an instrument used in hy… read morePosted in Mass Torts | Medical Malpractice | Product Liability & Recalls
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 9th 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 i… read morePosted in Product Liability & Recalls
Written by T. Ryan Langley on October 22nd 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 cases made… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
Written by T. Ryan Langley on October 6th 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 violations found … read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
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 hea… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents | Product Liability & Recalls