VICTOR POWELL ET AL. v. BRETT MARTER, INDIVIDUALLY and D/B/A QUALITY FLOOR COVERING (TWCA June 7, 2011)
This workers' compensation appeal has been referred to the Special Workers' Compensation Appeals Panel for a hearing and a report of findings of fact and conclusions of law. The employee filed a workers' compensation action contending his injury while cutting trees at his employer's home was in the usual course of his employment at his employer's floor covering business. The trial court held that employee's work was casual employment not in the usual course of his employer's business as defined by TCA section 50-6-106(2) and not covered by the workers' compensation statute. We affirm the judgment.
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