STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A07-1267

 

 

Kathy L. Maricle,

 

                                    Relator,

 

vs.

 

Farmstead Foods/Self-Insured,

 

and

 

Special Compensation Fund,

 

                                    Respondent,

 

and

 

EMPI, Inc.,

Minnesota Department of Human Services,

Mayo Foundation,

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of GA/Healthcare Recoveries, Inc.,

Ucare Minnesota,

 

                                    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 June 14, 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). 

            Dated:  September 26, 2007

 

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Sam Hanson

Associate Justice