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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NOTICE - MEDIA RELEASE TIME IS 10:00 A.M.



A15-0398     Robert Marlyn Taylor, Appellant, vs. State of Minnesota, Respondent.
                      Hennepin County.
           The postconviction court did not abuse its discretion when it summarily denied the appellant’s second petition for postconviction relief, which was not timely filed with the postconviction court.
           Affirmed.  Justice David R. Stras.


A15-0715     Kelly Dennis, Respondent, vs. The Salvation Army and Chesterfield Services,
                      Inc., Relators, and HealthEast Physicians Services, HealthEast St John’s Hospital,
                      High Pointe Surgery Center, Minnesota Department of Human Services/BRS,
                      St. Croix Orthopaedics, and Nurse Anesthesia Services, P.A., Intervenors.
                      Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
           Because relators did not timely serve a cost bond upon the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals as required by Minn. Stat. § 176.471, subd. 3 (2014), the writ of certiorari is discharged and the appeal is dismissed.
           Appeal dismissed.  Justice David L. Lillehaug.
           Took no part, Justice Natalie E. Hudson.

 
 
 
 
AMENDED ORDER

A15-1285      In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Timothy J. Oliver, a Minnesota
                      Attorney, Registration No. 0121393.
                      Supreme Court.
           Temporarily suspended.  Justice David R. Stras.
           Took no part, Justice David L. Lillehaug.

 
 
ORDERS
 
A15-1632     In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Kent E. Nyberg, a Minnesota Attorney,
                      Registration No. 0080159.
                      Supreme Court.
           Conditionally reinstated and placed on probation for 2 years.  Justice David R. Stras.
 
A15-1239      Leanda Muhonen, Relator, vs. New Horizon Academy and Travelers Indemnity
                       Company of America, Respondents, Suburban Radiologic Consultants, UCare
                       Center for Diagnostic Imaging, and Medical Advanced Pain Specialists, Intervenors.
                       Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
           Affirmed.  Justice David L. Lillehaug.

A15-1156      Joan Van Riper, Employee-Respondent/Cross-Appellant, vs. Interstate Packaging,
                       Inc., Employer-Relator/Cross-Appeal Respondent, and Cincinnati Insurance
                       Company, Insurer-Relator/Cross-Appeal Respondent, and Mason City Clinic, Mason
                       City Surgery Center, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Department of Employment Economic
                       Development, Spectrum Rehabilitation Services, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield of
                       Minnesota, and UNUM Life Insurance Company, Intervenors.
                       Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
           Affirmed.  Justice Natalie E. Hudson.
 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS


NO ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS RECENTLY FILED

ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW

FILED Wednesday, January 27, 2016


(Petitioner indicated in Italic Type)


1.        State of Minnesota vs. Benjamin Paul Adams – A14-1891 – Denied
2.        State of Minnesota vs. Dean William Crider – A14-2069 – Denied
3.        State of Minnesota vs. Calvin James Jennings – A14-1853 – Denied
4.        Randy T. Anderson vs. Spec Plating, Inc. – A15-0089 – Denied
5.        State of Minnesota vs. Isaiah Triell Hall – A14-0841 – Denied
6.        State of Minnesota vs. George Cornelius Watkins – A14-1779 – Denied
7.        Jay Nygard, et al. vs. Patrick Walsh, et al. – A15-0272 – Denied
8.        State of Minnesota, ex rel. Demetris L. Duncan vs. Tom Roy, Commissioner of
           Corrections – A15-1349 – Granted
9.        State of Minnesota vs. Kelly Jon Brothers – A14-1771 – Denied
10.      State of Minnesota vs. Timothy John Bakken – A14-2057 – Granted
11.      Jeremy Dalton, et al. vs. Minnesota Department of Corrections – A15-1658 –
           Denied
12.      State of Minnesota vs. Adam Dale Muellner – A15-0335 – Denied
13.      State of Minnesota vs. Jeffrey Travis Elledge – A14-2068 – Denied
14.      Jay Nygard, et al. vs. Penny Rogers, et al. – A14-2175 – Denied
15.      State of Minnesota vs. Thomas Dwayne Brown – A15-0286 – Denied
16.      State of Minnesota vs. Wendell Anthony Greene – A14-0097 – Denied
17.      In the Matter of the Welfare of the Children of:  B.B., Parent. – Denied (1-25-16)