Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys

Workers Compensation & Workplace Safety

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Moore & Van Allen has wide-ranging experience assisting clients with workplace safety and workers’ compensation issues.

Anthony T. Lathrop, a member of the Employment and Labor team, has extensive experience assisting clients with Workers’ Compensation issues and claims.  Peter J. McGrath, Jr., a member of the Firm’s Environmental team, also leads the Firm’s OSHA practice, which offers a wide range of services relating to the protection of worker health and safety across a broad spectrum of industries. 

Mr. Lathrop has served on the NC State Bar committee that reviews applications and writes and grades the written examinations for Workers’ Comp specialization.  He is a past chair of the NC Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section.  He is also certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission as a Superior Court Mediator, and is on the North Carolina Industrial Commission’s Panel of Approved Workers’ Compensation Mediators. 

Mr. Lathrop has defended numerous workers’ compensation claims through trial and verdict, and in North Carolina’s appellate courts, for large self-insured employers and some of the world’s largest insurance companies.  Mr. Lathrop also consults extensively with the firm’s business clients in connection with on-the-job accidents and related insurance issues.

Mr. McGrath has represented a wide array of major industrial enterprises in administrative proceedings and negotiations in response to OSHA enforcement and penalty actions.  He is also active in providing compliance advice, and developing required safety plans and training.  For more information on the Firm’s OSHA practice please click on the OHSA link at the bottom of the left margin. 


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