Johnson & Groninger celebrates our 10 year anniversary this month! This milestone would not have been possible without YOU, our clients. We want to say a big THANK YOU to our past and present clients for trusting us to help you navigate your case, and everyone who has supported us throughout these 10 years. We […]
William Smith won his workers compensation appeal against his employer, a paper mill in Roanoke Rapids, in October 2020. Mr. Smith has been unable to work because of injuries he sustained to his hand and arm while performing his job. But the road to victory did not stop after his win. The defendant, Kapstone (now called […]
The insurance company picks the medical provider. The injured worker can request a change in treatment. When you need a doctor, of course you choose to go to the one you know and trust. But when you have a workers’ comp claim and the insurance company is paying for your medical treatment that is not […]
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 […]
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 definition to workers’ comp in North […]
If you don’t report your injury right away, it can lead to a very hard lesson. 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 […]
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 […]