Fred C. Holland v. U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affair


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: James B. Loken, Diana E. Murphy and Kermit E. Bye (UNPUBLISHED) [4370465] [15-2309]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 15-2309 ___________________________ Fred C. Holland lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis ____________ Submitted: February 17, 2016 Filed: February 24, 2016 [Unpublished] ____________ Before LOKEN, MURPHY, and BYE, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Appellate Case: 15-2309 Page: 1 Date Filed: 02/24/2016 Entry ID: 4370465 Minnesota resident Fred Holland appeals the district court’s1 dismissal of his pro se complaint alleging that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs erroneously cut off his worker’s compensation benefits and fired him. After careful de novo review, see Riley v. United States, 486 F.3d 1030, 1031 (8th Cir. 2007) (de novo review of dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction), we conclude that dismissal was appropriate for the reasons stated by the district court. Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Michael J. Davis, United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota, adopting the report and recommendations of The Honorable Becky R. Thorson, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota. -2- Appellate Case: 15-2309 Page: 2 Date Filed: 02/24/2016 Entry ID: 4370465

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