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833 S.W.2d 896 *; 1992 Tenn. LEXIS 312 **; 60 U.S.L.W. 2679; 7 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 650; 123 Lab. Cas. (CCH) P57,150
CARL E. HODGES, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. S. C. TOOF & COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.
Subsequent History: Petition to Rehear Denied May 26, 1992, Reported at 1992 Tenn. LEXIS 362.
Prior History: [**1] LAW COURT. SHELBY COUNTY. Hon. Robert L. Childers, Judge.
Disposition: COURT OF APPEALS REVERSED. TRIAL COURT AFFIRMED IN PART, VACATED IN PART, AND CASE REMANDED.
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