STATE OF MINNESOTA

IN SUPREME COURT

A07-1534

 

 

Melvin A. Petrus,

 

Respondent,

 

vs.

 

Minnegasco, Inc./Self-Insured, and

St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company,

 

Relators,

 

and

 

MN Dept. of Labor & Industry/VRU,

 

Intervenor.

 

 

 

            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 July 11, 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:  November 21, 2007

 

 

 

                                                                                    BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

    /s/                                                          

 

Lorie S. Gildea

Associate Justice