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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA
FILED: 10 MAY 2002
THOMASVILLE UPHOLSTERY INCORPORATED,
SELF-INSURED (Helsman-Management Services, Inc., Servicing Agent)
Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 146 N.C. App. 187, 552 S.E.2d 202 (2001), affirming an opinion and award entered by the Industrial Commission on 13 January 2000. Heard in the Supreme Court 16 April 2002.
Mary F. Pyron for plaintiff-appellee.
Morris York Williams Surles & Barringer, LLP, by Thomas E. Williams and Stephen Kushner; and Orbock Bowden Ruark & Dillard, by Maureen S. Orbock and Devin F. Thomas, for defendant-appellant.
For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, we reverse the decision of the Court of Appeals.