IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 462PA99

FILED 6 OCTOBER 2000

LIONEL LEWIS,

Employee

v.

CRAVEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER,

Employer,

VIRGINIA INSURANCE RECIPROCAL,

Carrier

 

On writ of certiorari pursuant to N.C.G.S. 7A-32(b) of a split decision of the Court of Appeals, 134 N.C. App. 438, 518 S.E.2d. 1 (1999), reversing and remanding an opinion and award entered by the North Carolina Industrial Commission on 23 June 1998. Heard in the Supreme Court 11 September 2000.

The Law Offices of George W. Lennon, by George W. Lennon and Michael W. Ballance, for plaintiff-appellant.

Sumrell, Sugg, Carmichael, Hicks & Hart, P.A., by James R. Sugg, Scott C. Hart, and Jill Quattlebaum Byrum, for defendant-appellees.

PER CURIAM.

AFFIRMED.