Ann Groninger, socia fundadora de del bufete Johnson & Groninger, PLLC, con sede en Carolina del Norte, ha sido aceptada en la Junta Estadounidense de Defensores del Juicio (ABOTA). ABOTA se dedica a la preservación y promoción de la Séptima Enmienda, que garantiza el derecho a juicios civiles con jurado.
Today is the 25th Anniversary of Workers Memorial Day. On Workers’ Memorial Day we remember the workers who lost their lives on the job. OSHA describes Workers’ Memorial Day as “a day to honor those workers who have died on the job, to acknowledge the grievous suffering experienced by families and communities, and to recommit […]
Understand What “Injury by Accident” Means An injury by accident is an unusual event that interrupts normal work. The word accident is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “an unforeseen and unplanned event or circumstance.” That definition makes sense: you don’t have an accident unless something out of the ordinary happens. When you apply that […]
Report injuries at work in writing as soon as possible The first and most important lesson when handling workers’ compensation claims is to report injuries at work when they happen. If you don’t report it immediately, report it as soon as you can, and definitely within 30 days. The sooner an accident is reported the […]
First responders and medical personnel and coronavirus: Medical personnel and hospital workers should be able to meet the tests for occupational disease if they contract COVID-19 from work.
Introducing: Johnson & Groninger PLLC The new year is time for a change. As we begin in 2020, we are pleased to announce our new firm name: Johnson & Groninger PLLC. Attorneys Ann Groninger and Valerie Johnson have practiced together for 20 years. Our legal team is rounded out by lawyers Helen Baddour, Drew Culler, […]
As the first month of 2020 comes to an end, you may be thinking about everything that happened in 2019. Perhaps you are imagining all the promise that the New Year has in store. Or you may be thinking of the resolutions you’ve been trying to make. Well, we have one for you: Make a plan […]
North Carolina has long experienced issues with gun violence. Over four years ago, nine people were gunned down during a Bible study at Emanuel AME church in Charleston. More recently, two students were killed and four others wounded by a 22-year-old shooter at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Last August, gun control advocates […]
Imagine working for decades for a North Carolina company. You work overtime every time you are asked, and you don’t miss work. Even when you hurt your back at work, you keep working a hard job, for years. But when you fall again, and suffer a new injury to your back, your company decides that it won’t pay. […]
No matter what you do for a living, there’s always a chance that you will be seriously injured on the job, perhaps even fatally. Some occupations, however, present more risk than others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2017, there were 5,147 fatal workplace injuries that year, […]