Written by Charles J. Hodge on September 20th 2017.
Our law firm has seen many people who come in with certain expectations of how a car accident claim may turn out. The people may be truly injured and have a strong case against another driver, or they may have just been a part of an accident and think that this gives them an opportunity to make some… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Your friend Julie calls in a panic and asks to borrow your car. She sounds like she really needs it, so you’re happy to help. But as she drives away in your car, you realize… does Julie have insurance? Is my car protected? What happens if she has an accident and gets hurt in my car?
As a car owne… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
If you’ve been in an accident that was not your fault, the actions you take right after the accident can determine how smoothly the process of dealing with police, insurance and the other driver(s) can go.
Following this list after a car accident will make sure you’re protected, safe and legally… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
If you’re ever in a car accident, the first thing the police, lawyers and other drivers will ask you is, “Do you have insurance?” You shouldn’t be driving a car without some basic insurance (driving uninsured is illegal), but just because you have some insurance doesn’t mean you are covered against … read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by T. Ryan Langley on December 2nd 2016.
As lawyers, we daily encourage our clients to memorialize any agreement in a clearly-worded, signed contract. As parents, perhaps you’ve heard that children sometimes choose not to hear—or they easily forget—things that you’ve said, even when they are truly important. So sometimes, even in parenting… read morePosted in About our Law Firm | Motor Vehicle Accidents
Written by Charles J. Hodge on October 17th 2016.
Every year, 25 teenagers in Upstate South Carolina are killed in car accidents. That’s 25 children, 25 families, and countless friends and relatives who should not have to suffer through such a tragedy. That’s why the Hodge & Langley Law firm is partnering with News Channel 7 for Operation Safe Driv… read morePosted in Motor Vehicle Accidents
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
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
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