Hal Whiteman

Hal Whiteman

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
404-963-9424
Fax:
404-963-9876
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Construction Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents

Education

  • Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Georgia
    • J.D. - 1980
    • Honors: Moot Court Board, 1978-80
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1975

Published Works

  • “Ins and Outs of Ingress/Egress Claims—Atlanta Bar Association, Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, 2013
  • “Challenges of Catastrophic Injuries” – Sandy Springs Bar Association Newsletter, February, 2012
  • “Change in Physician Issues” – Workers Compensation Law, Section Newsletter, Winter, 2004
  • “Workers Compensation and Catastrophic Injuries”—Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2001
  • “Settlement of Workers Compensation Claims”—Sandy Springs Bar Association Newsletter, May, 2000
  • “Subrogation in Workers Compensation Claims” – Tort Law Symposium, 2000
  • “Employment Status Issues in Workers Compensation Claims” – Workers Compensation Law, Section Newsletter, Spring, 1998

Classes/Seminars

  • “Ingress and Ingress Claims, Advanced Workers Compensation, Atlanta, GA 2013
  • “Current Issues in Workers Compensation, 23rd Annual Tropical Seminar, Grand Cayman Island, 2012
  • “Subrogation, Subsequent Injury, and Impairment Defense” – Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA , 2010
  • “Georgia Workers Compensation Subrogation” – Proving Damages Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • “Perils of Catastrophic Injuries” – Proving Damages Seminar, Atlanta, GA 2008
  • “Workers Compensation Subrogation, 18th Annual Winter Seminar, 2008
  • “O.C.G.A. Sec. 34-9-240, and it Application” – Workers Compensation Institute, St. Simon’s Island, GA , 2007
  • “Reasonable and Necessary Treatment”—Workers Compensation Symposium, Atlanta, GA, 2004
  • “Georgia Liability Law at a Glance”—Insurance Law Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • “Return to Work Issues”—11th Annual Winter Seminar, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2001
  • “Workers Comp 101; Back to Basics”—State Board of Workers Compensation Annual Seminar, 2001
  • “Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner”—Seminar Chair and Moderator, Savannah, GA, 2000
  • “Medical Issues in Workers Compensation”—Workers Compensation and Medical Liability Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 2000
  • “Workers Compensation and Catastrophic Injuries”–Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner, Atlanta, GA, 1999
  • “Case Law Update-Recent Developments in Workers Compensation Law”—Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1997
  • “Return to Work Issues”—Atlanta Bar Association Workers Compensation Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1996
  • “The Trial of a Workers Compensation Claim”—Workers Compensation for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA 1995
  • “Change in Condition Update”—Workers Compensation Institute, St. Simon’s Island, GA, 1988
  • “Recent Developments in Workers Compensation Law”—Insurance Law for the General Practitioner Seminar, Atlanta, GA, 1986

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers Compensation Section
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section
  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, President
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Membership and Media Committees

Past Employment Positions

  • Gorby, Reeves, Moraitakis & Whiteman, Partner
  • Whiteman, Smith, & Hamilton
  • Whiteman, Hamilton & Hasner, Principal
  • Cohen, Cooper, Estep, & Whiteman, Principal

Pro Bono Activities

  • Assistant Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach, Riverwood High School, 2006 - 2009
  • Head Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach, North Springs High School, 2000 - 2005
  • President, Atlanta Lacrosse Club, 1997 - 2002
  • Mission Leader, Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church