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Fred Conklin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Whiteman, Hamilton & Conklin, LLC
3101 Towercreek Pkwy SE, Suite 420
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (404) 800-4661
Email: Fred Conklin
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (10%)
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For the better part of two decades, Fred Conklin has dedicated his career to the representation of clients throughout the State of Georgia. His practice is focused on the representation of injured workers in worker's compensation claims involving serious work injuries. Before his career as a workers' compensation attorney, Fred worked as an operations manager for a trucking company and later for a national labor contracting firm. This well-rounded experience provided firsthand perspective on what are often life-changing and devastating issues faced by those injured on the job in industries such as transportation, construction, healthcare, and retail.

Fred brings a powerful combination of experience, skill, and personal commitment to the representation of injured workers and accident victims. He holds a 10/10 rating from AVVO and has been named to the list of Georgia Super Lawyers three times, an honor reserved for 5% of the state’s attorneys. Fred earned his juris doctorate cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he was president of his graduating class and his bachelor’s degree in business and economics from West Virginia Wesleyan College. He is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the State Bar of Georgia and Atlanta Bar Association.  When not practicing law, Fred is active in his church and numerous community organizations.

About Fred Conklin

First Admitted: 1999, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.injurygeorgia.com/our-team/frederick-j-conklin/

Honors/Awards

  • Rated 10/10, AVVO
  • Georgia Super Lawyer Honoree, Thomson Reuters

Educational Background

  • West Virginia Wesleyan College, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Economics, 1992
  • Michigan State University College of Law, Juris Doctor cum laude, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Law Section, 2001
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, 2001
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2001
  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2001
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 2016

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Harrison et al. v. CGU Ins. Co., 269 Ga. App. 549 (2004) Case involved position that subrogation lien extended to future benefits owed.  Argued to Court of Appeals of Georgia and established precedent concerning Georgia subrogation law., 2004
  • Retail Worker - Fall at work during a company meeting resulting in an injury to the low back and ankle, obtained a $100,000 settlement, 2016
  • Nurse - Multiple injuries resulting from a fall at work, obtained $73,000 settlement, 2016
  • X-ray Equipment Technician - Knee injury resulting in total-knee replacement procedure, obtained $200,000 settlement, 2015
  • Fork Lift Operator - Lifting injury during loading, obtained $95,000 settlement, 2017
  • Atlas Construction Co., Inc. et al. v. Pena, 268 Ga. App. 566 (2004) Workers' compensation case involved statutory employment issues as well as "roadway as the workplace" issues.  Successfully defended co-defendant against substantial exposure., 2004
  • Truck Driver - On-the-job truck accident resulting in severe back injury, obtained $140,000 settlement, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker; Ethics: A Discussion of Ethical Considerations Faced by Practitioners in the Workers' Compensation Arena, ICLE of Georgia, State Bar Of Georgia, Workers' Compensation Section, 2015

Industry Groups

  • State Bar Of Georgia
  • Workers' Compensation Section
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Office Location for Fred Conklin

3101 Towercreek Pkwy SE
Suite 420
Atlanta, GA 30339

Last Updated: 8/20/2021

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