Brian P. McElreath
Brian P. McElreath is a partner at Lueder Larkins & Hunter LLC in Mount Pleasant, SC. His practice primarily focuses on Longshore, Defense Base Act and War Hazard Compensation Act claims and workers' compensation and subrogation claims, and he also handles general liability and insurance coverage matters throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Brian represents a variety of employers, manufacturers, shipping companies, stevedoring companies, shipyards, and staffing companies both skilled and non-skilled, both self-insured and those with insurance carriers, group associations and third-party administrators.
Brian's extensive experience handling Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation claims and workers' compensation and subrogation matters enables him to aggressively defend clients against false or inflated claims during litigation, as well as work hand-in-hand with clients to develop policies and practices to help reduce work-related accidents. Brian handles workers' compensation and subrogation claims throughout South Carolina and Georgia. Additionally, Brian handles Longshore, Defense Base Act and War Hazard Compensation Act claims with recent Longshore claims from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Louisiana, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Michigan, and Oregon.
Brian has presented seminars to employer and insurers throughout the Southeast on a wide array of topics ranging from the impact of the affordable care act on workers' compensation, evidence based medicine, claim defenses and preparing your workers'compensation case to Medicare Set-Asides.
Born and raised in Asheville, Brian came to Charleston to attend the Charleston School of Law, where he was a member of the Maritime Law Bulletin and obtained his J.D. after receiving a B.A. in monetary economics and finance in a joint degree program from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
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