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How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting Longshore Claims Handling and Medical Treatment?

May 5, 2020 // During the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in the maritime industry are considered essential. And as employees continue to work, claims will inevitably occur. In this episode, Dave Widener of The American Equity Underwriters sits down with Brian McElreath, a partner at the law firm of Lueder, Larkin & Hunter, who is well-versed in both longshore and state workers’ compensation systems. Dave and Brian discuss how the pandemic is impacting longshore claims handling, how medical treatment is changing for injured workers, and the impact that fear has on the treatment process.

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