March 26, 2001
Volume 7 -- Number 055

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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
01 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
00 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

GAF BUILDING MATERIALS v. BOBBY R. GEORGE
Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel

Attorneys:   

James H. Tucker, Manier & Herod, Nashville, Tennessee, for the
appellant GAF Building Materials.

Ann Buntin Steiner, Steiner & Steiner, Nashville, Tennessee, for the
appellee, Bobby R. George.
                    
Judge: LOSER

First Paragraph:

This workers' compensation appeal has been referred to the Special
Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel of the Supreme Court in accordance
with Tenn. Code Ann. S 50-6-225(e)(3) for hearing and reporting to the
Supreme Court of findings of fact and conclusions of law.  In this
appeal, the employer insists the trial court erred in the finding that
the employee's carpal tunnel syndrome is causally related to the
employment and that the award of permanent partial disability benefits
is excessive.  The employee insists the trial court erred in not
awarding medical expenses.  As discussed below, the panel has
concluded the judgment should be modified and, as modified, affirmed.

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


SUPREME COURT OF TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT DISCRETIONARY APPEALS Court:TSC - Rules http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_Rules/certlist_0326.wpd

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