STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A06-1875

 

 

Howard P. Williams  ,                                           

 

                                    Relator,                  

                                                                                

vs.

 

Grand Rapids Baptist Church,                              

Uninsured,                                                              

                                                                                

                                    Respondent,

 

and              

 

Calvary Pines Baptist Church,                              

Uninsured,                                                              

                                                                                

                                                Respondent,           

 

and

 

SMDC Health System,

MN. Dept. of Labor & Industry/VRU,

Arrowhead Consultation Services,

 

                                                Intervenors,

 

and

 

Special Compensation Fund.                                

                                                                                 

             

 

            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 September 12, 2006, be, and the same is, affirmed without opinion.  See Hoff v. Kempton,317 N.W.2d 361, 366 (Minn. 1982) (explaining that, “[s]ummary 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:  January 24, 2007

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Helen M. Meyer

Associate Justice