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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 281A07

FILED: 25 JANUARY 2008

 

ERIC THORNTON

 

v.

 

F.J. CHERRY HOSPITAL and NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Self-Insured,

 

KEY RISK MANAGEMENT, Servicing Agent

 

Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, ___ N.C. App. ___, 644 S.E.2d 369 (2007), affirming a decision and order entered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission on 8 May 2006. Heard in the Supreme Court 10 December 2007.

Narron & Holdford, P.A., by Ben L. Eagles, for plaintiff-appellant.

 

Roy Cooper, Attorney General, by Amar Majmundar, Special Deputy Attorney General, for defendant-appellees.

 

 

PER CURIAM.

 

 

AFFIRMED.