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Workers’ Compensation and Subrogation

Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC Receives Top Rankings in the 6th Annual Legal Food Frenzy

LLH’s Participation in 6th Annual Legal Food Frenzy – Top Rankings in the Competition In the Georgia legal community, many participate in the statewide competition known as the Legal Food Frenzy. This competition is in its sixth year, and Lueder, Larkin & Hunter has participated for four (4) straight years now. The efforts help food banks across the state raise monies and collect pounds of food to ensure that struggling families, seniors, and children across Georgia have enough to eat...

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Brian P. McElreath and Natalie Pike Win Defense Ruling on a Claim Filed under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act

This case involved two claims for binaural hearing loss under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The Employer/Carrier accepted the initial 2012 hearing loss claim as compensable and paid the claim. There no dispute regarding compensability, so no informal conference or written recommendation was issued by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. The Claimant continued working for the Employer and filed a second hearing loss claim in 2014, which the Employer/Carrier...

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Burke B. Johnson and Brian P. McElreath Named to Best Lawyers in America

In its 2017 edition, Best Lawyers® has recognized Burke Johnson and Brian McElreath, partners at Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, LLC, as among the leading attorneys in the country. The results were published in the 23rd Edition edition of The Best Lawyers in America™.  Brian McElreath was recognized in the field of Workers' Compensation Law - Employers.  Burke Johnson was recognized in the field of Commercial Litigation. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become...

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Brian McElreath Wins Defense Ruling before the United States Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation

Claimant failed to establish that incident involving the Employer's shuttle vehicle and driver resulted in the Claimant's alleged injuries. The Claimant was not entitled to invoke Section 920(a) presumption under the LHWCA. Mr. McElreath tried this concurrent jurisdiction case before the United States Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation. The Claimant alleged that a co-worker ran over his feet while driving the...

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Brian McElreath Named to Best Lawyers in America

In its 2016 edition, Best Lawyers® has recognized Brian McElreath, a partner from Lueder, Larkin & Hunter’s Charleston office as among the leading attorneys in the country. The results were published in the 22nd Edition edition of The Best Lawyers in America™ in the field of Workers' Compensation Law - Employers. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Because lawyers...

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