July 6, 2001
Volume 7 — Number 123

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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
01 New Opinion(s) from the Tennessee Court of Appeals
01 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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Howard H. Vogel
Knoxville, Tennessee
Editor-in-Chief, TBALink

MARSHALL KEY v. SAVAGE  ZINC, INC.

Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel

Attorneys: 

Mark C. Travis, Cookeville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Savage Zinc,
Inc.

Hugh Green, Lebanon, Tennessee, for the appellee, Marshall Key                         

Judge: WEATHERFORD

First Paragraph:

This workers' compensation appeal had 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 defendant, Savage Zinc, Inc., appeals the judgment of the
Criminal Court of Smith County where the trial court found Mr. Key to
have a 14% anatomical impairment and awarded 35% permanent partial
disability to the body as a whole for a work-related shoulder injury. 
For the reasons stated in this opinion, we affirm the judgment of the
trial court.

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


THE BANK/FIRST CITIZENS BANK v. CITIZENS AND ASSOCIATES, ALLIED MORTGAGE CAPITAL CORPORATION, FRIEDA GRAY, and HENRY GRAY, A/K/A JAMES GRAY, and FIRST TENNESSEE BANK WITH DISSENTING OPINION Court:TCA Attorneys: Charles W. Kite, Sevierville, Tennessee, for Appellant, Citizens and Associates. George N. McCoin, Cleveland, Tennessee, for Appellee, The Bank/First Citizens Bank. Thomas Crutchfield, Chattanooga, Tennessee, for Appellee, Allied Mortgage Capital Corporation. Ginger F. Wilson, Cleveland, Tennessee, for Appellee, First Tennessee Bank. Judge: FRANKS First Paragraph: Drawer of checks and Bank failed to exercise ordinary care in transactions under Tenn. Code Ann. S47-3-406. Drawer was assessed 80% of fault and Bank 20%. Drawer appeals. We affirm, as modified. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/firstcit_opn.wpd DISSENTING OPINION http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCA/firstcit_dis.wpd
EDDIE F. DEPRIEST v. KEVIN MEYERS, WARDEN Court:TCCA Attorneys: Eddie F. Depriest, Clifton, Tennessee, Pro Se. Paul G. Summers, Attorney General and Reporter; Peter M. Coughlan, Assistant Attorney General; Mike Bottoms, District Attorney General; and Todd R. Kelley, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee. Judge: WOODALL First Paragraph: The petitioner, Eddie F. Depriest, appeals as of right from the Wayne County Circuit Court's dismissal of his petition for habeas corpus relief. Petitioner claims that the circuit court lacked the necessary jurisdiction to convict him because he was a juvenile when he committed the offense and a proper transfer hearing had not been conducted. After a review of the record, we affirm the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/depriestel.wpd

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