Docket No. 222037.

627 N.W.2d 24 (2001)

245 Mich. App. 38

Ruth M. GRIER, Personal Representative of the Estate of James Grier, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. YELLOW FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC., Defendant-Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Michigan.

Decided March 9, 2001, at 9:10 a.m.

Released for Publication May 7, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas J. Bertino, Trenton, and Daryl Royal, of Counsel, Dearborn, for the plaintiff.

Smith, Haughey, Rice & Roegge (by Garrett TenHave-Chapman), Grand Rapids, for the defendant.

Before TALBOT, P.J., and SAWYER and MARKEY, JJ.


Defendant appeals by leave granted from an order of the Worker's Compensation Appellate Commission (WCAC) on remand affirming an order granting plaintiff's decedent a closed award of worker's compensation benefits during his period of total disability immediately following his injury. We affirm.


The decedent was an attorney who worked for defendant as a dock laborer. While at work in November 1989, he suffered a heart attack. He subsequently...

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