KEITH A. LAY V. BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS, INC., a/k/a BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS HOLDING, INC., and OLD REPUBLIC INSURANCE CO. - Articles

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Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Dec 30, 2015

Court: TN Workers Comp Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Nicholas S. Akin and Chad Marcus Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellants, Bridgestone Americas, Inc., and Republic Insurance Co.

Attorneys 2:

Roger Steven Waldron, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for the appellee, Keith A. Lay.

Judge(s): BENNETT

Pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 51, this workers? compensation appeal has been referred to the Special Workers? Compensation Appeals Panel for a hearing and a report of findings of fact and conclusions of law. The trial court found that Employee suffered work-related injuries to both shoulders and awarded twenty percent permanent partial disability to the body as a whole. Employer argues that the trial court erred in finding that Employee suffered a work-related injury and contends that the award was excessive. We affirm the trial court?s judgment.

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