STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A06-991

 

 

Neil Prochnow,

 

            Relator,

 

vs.

 

Robert Gibb & Sons, Inc., and

Cincinnati Insurance Cos.,

 

                        Respondents,

 

and

 

St. Francis Medical Center,

Meritcare Hospital,

Meritcare Medical Group, and

United States Veterans Affairs,

 

                                    Intervenors.

 

 

            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 April 27, 2006, be, and the same is, affirmed without opinion.  See Hoff v. Kempton, 317 N.W.2d 361, 366 (Minn. 1982) (explaining that, “summary affirmances 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).

            Dated:  August 23, 2006

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Lorie S. Gildea

Associate Justice

 

 

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