STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

IN SUPREME COURT

 

A04-1436

 

 

John T. Kowalik,

 

                        Respondent,

 

vs.

 

Martinson Construction, Uninsured,

 

                                                Respondent,

 

and

 

Schuett Construction, Uninsured,

 

                                    Respondent,

 

and

 

Minnesota Department of Human Services and

HealthPartners, Inc.,

 

                                                Intervenors,

 

and

 

Special Compensation Fund,

 

                                                Relator.

 

 

            Considered and decided by the court en banc.

 

 

O R D E R

 

 

            Based upon all the files, records and proceedings herein,

            IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals filed July 8, 2004, be, and the same is, affirmed without opinion.  See Hoff v. Kempton, 317 N.W.2d 361, 366 (Minn. 1982) (summary dispositions have no precedential value because they do not commit the court to any particular point of view, doing no more than establishing the law of the case).

            Employee is awarded $1,200 in attorney fees.

            Dated:  October 27, 2004

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

                                               

 

 

                                                                                        /s/                                                  


                                                                                    Russell A. Anderson

Associate Justice

 

            MEYER, J., took no part in the consideration or decision of this case.