DAVID LEE CUTHBERTSON, EMPLOYEE, PLAINTIFF v. HOECHST CELANESE, INC., EMPLOYER, SELF-INSURED (ESIS, SERVICING AGENT), DEFENDANT.

I.C. NO. 347787North Carolina Industrial Commission
Filed 1 December 1998.

ORDER FOR THE FULL COMMISSION BY DIANNE C. SELLERS, COMMISSIONER.
This matter was reviewed by the Full Commission on November 20, 1998 upon the appeal of plaintiff and defendant from the Opinion and Award by Deputy Commissioner William C. Bost, filed on May 29, 1998. Deputy Commissioner Bost initially heard this matter on January 22, 1997.

APPEARANCES

Plaintiff: Kenneth M. Johnson, Attorney, Greensboro, North Carolina, Appearing.
Defendants: Hedrick, Eatman, Gardner and Kincheloe, Attorneys, Charlotte, North Carolina; Kenneth Lautenschlager, Appearing.

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The Full Commission has reviewed this matter based upon the record of the proceedings before Deputy Commissioner Bost and the briefs and oral arguments on appeal. Having reconsidered the evidence in this matter, the Full Commission hereby ORDERS that this case be REFERRED TO MEDIATION.

Following the completion of the mediation, this matter shall be referred back to the Full Commission for final disposition.

No additional costs are assessed at this time.

S/_______________ DIANNE C. SELLERS COMMISSIONER

CONCURRING:

S/_____________ THOMAS J. BOLCH COMMISSIONER

S/_______________ LAURA K. MAVRETIC COMMISSIONER

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