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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 78A07

FILED: 12 OCTOBER 2007

 

GENE OUTERBRIDGE, Employee

 

v.

 

PERDUE FARMS, INC., Employer, Self-Insured,

 

CRAWFORD & COMPANY, 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. ___, 638 S.E.2d 564 (2007), remanding an opinion and award filed on 9 September 2005 by the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Heard in the Supreme Court 12 September 2007.

Curtis C. Coleman, III for plaintiff-appellee.

 

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., by Brian M. Freedman, for defendant-appellants.

 

 

PER CURIAM.

AFFIRMED.