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:
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- 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
Written by T. Ryan Langley on August 3rd 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 offic… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
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 differe… read morePosted in Product Liability & Recalls