Opinion Flash

February 8, 2002
Volume 8 — Number 025

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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
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


MARY JANE CAMPBELL v. The TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY

Court:TSC - Workers Comp Panel

Attorneys:

Edward A. Slavin,  St. Augustine, Florida, for the Appellant, Mary
Jane Campbell.

Clint J. Woodfin, Spicer, Flynn & Rudstrom, Knoxville, Tennessee, for
the Appellee, The Travelers Insurance Company.

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 S50-6-225(e)(3) for hearing and
reporting of findings of fact and conclusions of law.  The employee
appeals the trial court dismissal of her claims that a chemical
exposure at work caused her disability.  We affirm.

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

HUGH PETER BONDURANT AND KENNETH PATTERSON BONDURANT v. RICKY J. BELL,
WARDEN, ET AL.

Court:TCCA

Attorneys: 

Hugh Peter Bondurant, Clifton, Tennessee, pro se.

Kenneth Patterson Bondurant, Nashville, Tennessee, pro se.

Paul G. Summers, Attorney General & Reporter; John H. Bledsoe,
Assistant Attorney General; and Roger Moore, Assistant District
Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.                         

Judge: WADE

First Paragraph:

The petitioners, Hugh Peter Bondurant and Kenneth Patterson Bondurant,
appeal the summary dismissals of their petitions for habeas corpus
relief.  In this appeal of right, each alleges that his sentence was
illegally imposed.  Because the judgments are facially valid, the
judgments of the trial court are affirmed.

http://www.tba.org/tba_files/TCCA/bonduranthughpeter.wpd

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