We know that the idea of filing a claim or lawsuit can seem overwhelming, especially if you’re recovering from a significant injury. But pursuing a lawsuit when a defective product has caused that injury can certainly be worth the effort (see this post to consider important questions in determining … read morePosted in Product Liability & Recalls
Written on May 29th 2015.
The winter sun on Feb.10, 2011, slipped below the horizon as a Columbia police officer on Cherry Street spotted a pedestrian hand something through a car window
Suspecting a drug transaction, the officer followed the car and then flipped on his blue lights. The driver, Richard L. Corbin, signaled… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
Written on May 28th 2015.
The FBI is investigating a surgical device that was found to spread cancer in women, including looking into what the largest manufacturer of it, Johnson & Johnson, knew about the tool’s hazards before pulling it off the market last year, according to people who have been interviewed by the agency.
… read morePosted in Mass Torts | News Articles
Written on May 27th 2015.
When police pull the trigger in South Carolina, investigators fail to answer key questions about what happened, fail to document the backgrounds of the officers and demonstrate a clear pattern of double standards that favor police.Posted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
Every 10 days on average, South Carolina law enforcement officers p… read more
The Fall 2014 issue of The Justice Bulletin, a magazine published by the South Carolina Association for Justice, features a compelling article by T. Ryan Langley. Ryan, a partner in the Hodge Langley Law Firm, writes about police brutality and excessive force, and discusses the liability standards c… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
As you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, it can seem that any death is a wrongful death. But wrongful death in the legal system is a specific term. An individual or organization can be sued for wrongful death if their negligence or misconduct caused a death.
More specifically, possible causes … read morePosted in Medical Malpractice | Motor Vehicle Accidents | Workers’ Compensation | Wrongful Death
Written on April 2nd 2015.
Ryan Langley and Charles Hodge with Spartanburg-based Hodge and Langley Law Firm represent Oliver's estate.
The father of a woman killed by a Duncan police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
The city of Duncan, the Duncan Police Department and officer Terry Lane are named as co-defend… read morePosted in News Articles | Police & Jail Negligence/Civil Rights
Written by T. Ryan Langley on March 26th 2015.
To protect your loved ones, know the types of elderly abuse and the signs to identify possible abuse.
It’s a horrible topic to think about, but one that’s important to acknowledge. Though you may have searched long and hard to find a quality residence or caregiver for elderly family members, you … read morePosted in Nursing Homes
When applying for social security disability, know that you have the right to appeal a denial.
Many of us have worked for years without giving much thought to the money that comes automatically out of our paychecks. This money covers taxes and Social Security, which most of us assume that we’ll s… read morePosted in Social Security
Written by T. Ryan Langley on February 23rd 2015.
The moments after a car accident can be terrifying and confusing. Whether you walk away on your own to talk to the other driver or get caught up in the sea of police and EMTs, it can be hard to know where to go, what to say and who to trust. Follow these tips from Hodge & Langley Law Firm's experien… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents