December 5, 2000
Volume 6 -- Number 197

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This Issue (IN THIS ORDER):
 
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
01 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Panel
00 New Document(s) or Proposed Rule(s) from the Tennessee Supreme Court
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
00 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
07 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Attorney General (PDF format)
00 New Judicial Ethics Opinion(s)
00 New Formal Ethics Opinion(s) from the Board of Professional Responsibility
 

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Lucian T. Pera
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink

HILDA LIGHT v. FRONTIER HEALTH, INC., d/b/a WOODRIDGE MENTAL HEALTH
HOSPITAL.

Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel

Attorneys:

Louis Andrew McElroy, Knoxville, Tennessee for the appellant, Frontier
Health, Inc., d/b/a Woodbridge Mental Hospital

Howell H. Sherrod, Jr., Johnson City, Tennessee, for the Appellee,
Hilda Light.                         

Judge: PEOPLES

First Paragraph:

This workers' compensation appeal has been referred to the Special
Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court in accordance
with Tennessee Code Annotated S 50-6- 225(e)(3) for hearing and
reporting to the Supreme Court of findings of fact and conclusions of
law.  The appellant, Frontier Health, Inc., d/b/a Woodbridge Mental
Health Hospital (hereafter "Frontier"), appeals an award to Hilda
Light of sixty percent disability to the body as a whole.  The issue
is whether the trial court erred in basing an award to the body on an
impairment rating for an upper extremity.  We modify the award to
thirty-six percent to the body as a whole.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_WCP/lighthilda.wpd


Applicability of Private Investigators Licensure Requirements to Death Penalty Mitigation Experts Under Chapter No. 812, 2000 Public Acts. Date: November 20, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-175 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP175.pdf
Authority for Child Custody Bond Date: November 20, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-176 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP176.pdf
Assessment of Privilege Tax on Manufacturing or Producing and Selling Bottled Water Date: November 20, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-177 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP177.pdf
Parent Educational Seminar Provisions of Parenting Plans 1 Date: November 20, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-178 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP178.pdf
Corporate Contributions to Elections Outside of Tennessee Date: November 20, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-179 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP179.pdf
Adoption of Local Option Act Date: November 22, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-180 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP180.pdf
Conflict of Interest -- County Financial Management System of 1981, TENN. CODE ANN. SS 5-21-101, et seq. Date: November 22, 2000 Opinion Number: 00-181 http://www.tba.org/tba_files/AG/OP181.pdf

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