Dustin S. Thompson represents clients in workers’ compensation claims with a focus on insurance defense litigation.
With an in-depth knowledge of case law and diverse workforce arenas, Dustin serves a wide range of clientele, including trucking and transportation, waste disposal, distribution, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, health care and food production companies.
Dustin possesses a breadth of knowledge of the workings and requirements of various regulatory agencies with a keen understanding of the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation rules and cases, as well as the Georgia rules of evidence, and he provides his clients with well-rounded guidance on the considerations of the cases at hand.
Dustin has defended clients in a number of challenging cases including counseling an uninsured employer through a workers’ compensation claim and defending clients in workers’ compensation fatality claims, catastrophic claims and coverage disputes between multiple employers and insurers.
Dustin is detail oriented and he adheres to a standard of excellence informed by a methodical and meticulous approach to problem-solving.
Dustin has tried cases in front of administrative law judges (ALJ) and argued in front of the Appellate Division of the State Board.
- Leadership Academy, State Bar of Georgia Young Lawyers Division, 2017
- Hands On Atlanta, Volunteer
- Trees Atlanta, Volunteer
- State Bar of Georgia (Workers' Compensation Section)
- The Classic Center - Athens, GA, 09.20.2021
- Webinar, 12.09.2020
- WEBINAR: Why Does It Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me? Surveillance and Investigations in a Digital AgeWebinar, 11.04.2020
- Webinar, 02.27.2019
- Maggiano's Perimeter, 01.17.2019
- Workplace Health, 07.01.2021
- "Is it Compensable? A COVID-19 Workers' Compensation Q&A Provides Answers to Common Claims Questions"CLM Magazine, 05.26.2020
- "Don’t Fret About It — How the Recent Decision in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers’ Compensation Affects Scheduled Breaks and Ingress/Egress Work Accidents," Swift Currie Webinar, February 2019
- "Don’t Fret About It — How the Recent Decision in Frett v. State Farm Employee Workers’ Compensation Affects Scheduled Breaks and Ingress/Egress Work Accidents," Atlanta RIMS Luncheon, January 2019
- Court of Appeals of Georgia
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Georgia State University College of Law (J.D.)
Georgia Southern University (B.A.)