No. 76-226.

545 S.W.2d 604 (1977)

Floyd SMITH, Employee, Appellant, v. RICELAND FOOD, Employer and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Insurance Carrier, Appellees.

Supreme Court of Arkansas.

January 31, 1977.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

E. L. Schieffler and Harvey L. Yates, West Helena, for appellant.

Rieves, Rieves & Shelton, West Memphis, for appellees.

BYRD, Justice.

The Workmen's Compensation Commission in denying total disability benefits to appellant Floyd Smith made the following findings of fact:

"The claimant indeed appears to be totally disabled, however, based upon Dr. Faulkner's testimony, it is our opinion that this disability is the direct result of the various hernias that the claimant has experienced, the subsequent repairs thereto and the susceptibility to further type hernia."


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