WABASH COUNTY HOSPITAL FOUNDATION, INC. d/b/a WABASH COUNTY HOSPITAL and CAROLE RILEY, Appellants-Defendants,
HAI LEE, Appellee-Plaintiff
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APPEAL FROM THE WABASH CIRCUIT COURT. The Honorable Robert R. McCallen, III, Judge. Cause No. 85C01-1205-CT-424.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: MARK W. BAEVERSTAD, ANDREW L. PALMISON, Rothberg Logan & Warsco, LLP, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLEE: M. CATHERINE FANELLO, TRACEY STEELE SCHAFER, LORIS ZAPPIA, Anderson Agostino & Keller, P.C., South Bend, Indiana.
RILEY, Judge. VAIDIK, C.J. concur. MAY, J. concurs in result with separate opinion.
MEMORANDUM DECISION - NOT FOR PUBLICATION
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
Appellants-Defendants, Wabash County Hospital Foundation, Inc. (Hospital), and Carol Riley (Riley) (collectively, Appellants), appeal the trial court's grant of Appellee-Plaintiff's, Hai Lee, M.D. (Dr. Lee), motion to correct error, determining that Dr. Lee's injuries did not fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Indiana Worker's Compensation Act.
Appellants raise one issue on appeal, which we restate as the following two issues:
(1) Whether the trial court appropriately placed the burden of proof that Dr. Lee's injuries fell within the application of the Indiana Worker's Compensation Act on Appellants; and
(2) Whether the trial court acquired subject matter jurisdiction upon its finding that Dr. Lee's injuries did not fall within the exclusive jurisdiction ...