Opinion FlashJanuary 3, 2003
Volume 9 Number 002
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Howard H. Vogel
JOANNE BISHOP v. ZURICH-AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, et al. Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel Attorneys: Martin J. Levitt, Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the appellant, Joanne Bishop. D. Brett Burrow and Gordon C. Aulgur, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellees, Zurich-American Insurance Company and Olan Mills, Inc. Judge: BYERS 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. The plaintiff appeals the trial judge's decision that she failed to carry her burden of proof with respect to causation regarding an alleged work-related case of pulmonary disease. We affirm the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_WCP/bishopj.wpd
WILLIAM M. CRISP v. DEL-AIR SERVICE COMPANY, INC. et al. Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel Attorneys: H. Allen Bray, Maryville, Tennessee, for the appellant, William. M. Crisp. Paul D. Hogan, Jr., Knoxville, Tennessee, for the appellee, Del-Air Service Company, Inc. Judge: BYERS 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. The trial judge found the plaintiff had failed to show he suffered a compensable work injury. We reverse the judgment of the trial court. http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TSC_WCP/crispw.wpd
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