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Tyler A. Melnick

A South Carolina native, Tyler represents clients in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and driving under the influence he has appeared on behalf of clients in the Court of Common Pleas, District of S.C., Federal and the S.C. Court of appeals.

Tyler began his legal career on Hilton Head Island as a litigation attorney where he litigated automobile accident cases, premises liability cases and medical malpractice claims. He has negotiated settlements for clients ranging from minor traffic accidents to multi-million dollar catastrophic injuries and brings a well-rounded and diverse legal background to the firm. As a partner of the firm, he has managed and negotiated cases involving catastrophic orthopaedic damages and traumatic brain injuries as well as defended numerous individuals accused of driving under the influence (DUI).

Tyler has been selected by Superlawyers as a Rising Star for the past six years in the area of Plaintiff-Personal Injury.  He is AV Rated Preeminent by Martinadale-Hubbell and holds an "Excellent" rating from AVVO.

Areas of Practice

    Automobile Collisions
    Medical Malpractice
    Premise Liability/Slip and Fall
    Bad Faith Insurance Claims

Bar Admissions

    South Carolina, 2006
    U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2008


    Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
        J.D. - 2006
        Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    The Citadel
        B.A. - 2003

Representative Cases

    Reid v. Carr, 2008-UP-541

Professional Associations and Memberships

    South Carolina Bar Association, Member
    Hilton Head Citadel Alumni Association
    Harmony Lodge, A.F.M. #22, Member
    South Carolina Association for Justice, Member

Finger, Melnick, Brooks & LaBruce, P.A

Tyler A. Melnick

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