Charles G. "Chuck" Hoey has litigated workers' compensation, general liability, coverage, subrogation and other insurance claims for over 32 years. Chuck took his first deposition several hours after being sworn in as a lawyer and has not stopped since. Experienced in all kinds of workers compensation claims, including retail, trucking, distribution centers, factories, home health care, loggers, and construction, Chuck has also litigated wrongful death, auto accident, coverage issues, and other liability claims.
Chuck focuses on delivering the results the client wants by using his extensive expertise and experience. He is also a frequent speaker and author on a variety of insurance defense topics including workers' compensation, general liability, e-discovery, litigation holds, e-preservation and ethics. He co-wrote "Not Knowing Better" Is Not An Option; Technology - What You Don't Know Will Byte You in the July, 2017 issue of For The Defense.
Chuck continues to focus on building and developing long term client relationships, and his array of insurance defense skills. He is active in various defense organizations including DRI, Atlanta Claims Association, and GDLA.
Emory University, School of Law, J.D., 1989
Vanderbilt University B.A., 1986
All Georgia State Courts
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
USDC Northern District
11th Circuit Court of Appeals
State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Claims Association
Defense Research Institute
Workers Compensation Section
Retail and Hospitality Section
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
West Point Parents Association
Related News, Publications & Presentations
E-Discovery and Spoliation Issues: Litigation Pitfalls, Duty to Preserve, and Claw-Back Agreements. Charles G. Hoey and Robert Quinn. Strafford Webinar. September 2018.
Developments in Spoliation Law and EDiscovery Since Phillips vs. Harmon. Charles G. Hoey. GDLA Law Journal. May 2018.
Spoliation and EDiscovery: How Technology is Changing the Game. Presentations and Publications. May 2018.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Initiate Additional Guidelines and Information. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Volume 30 No. 175 January 2018.
CDC Issues New Guidelines for Opioid Prescriptions. Charles G. Hoey. Client Alerts. November 2017.
CMS Releases Revised Rules for Workers' Comp MSAs. Chuck Hoey. LinkedIn. August 2017.
Workers’ Compensation Claims Can Be Denied Due to Willful Refusal to Follow a Safety Rule. Chuck Hoey. LinkedIn. August 2017.
Technology—What You Don’t Know Will Byte You. Charles G. Hoey and Alyssa Y. Minge. DRI Retail and Hospitality. July 2017.