STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A06-2413

 

 

Victor Victor,                       

 

                                                Respondent,              

 

vs.

 

Smithway Motor Xpress, and                                  

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company,                      

 

                                    Relators,                    

 

and

 

Grand Itasca Hospital,

MN Department of Labor &

Industry/Vocational Rehab Unit,

Grand Itasca Clinic, and

CIGNA Healthcare/Primax Recoveries Incorporated,

 

                                                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 November 21, 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). 

            Employee is awarded $1,200 in attorney fees.

            Dated:  March 28, 2007

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Alan C. Page

Associate Justice