STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A07-370

 

 

Bruce Gjerde,                                                                       

                                                                                               

                                    Respondent,                          

 

vs.

 

The Pillsbury Co./General Mills, Inc., and                        

Self-Insured, adm’d by Liberty Mutual, Ins. Cos.,             

 

                                                Relators,                                

                                   

and

 

Fairview Health Services,

Twin Cities Orthopedics, P.A., and

HealthPartners, Inc.,

 

                                                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 January 18, 2007, 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:  May 30, 2007

 

 

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Lori S. Gildea

Associate Justice