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No. 05-0986
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HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT v. TOMBALL REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Oral argument was held on December 4, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

May 13, 2009

Texas SC rules hospital tax districts have sovereign immunity from liability suits

from Southeast Texas Record

The article also mentions:
  • THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL. v. LILLI M. HEINRICH
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    May 1, 2009

    Order List for May 1, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 9 other cases.

    Opinions

    May 1, 2009

    Johnson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green

    Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, and Justice Green joined. PDF

    Jefferson
    Oneill
    Brister
    Willett

    Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice O'Neill, Justice Brister, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reversed and Remanded
    COA Docket No.:14-04-00263-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable J. Harvey Hudson

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:165th District Court
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable Elizabeth Ray
    Trial Docket:2003-02363

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-07-10 Case Stored  
    2009-06-19 Motion to correct disposed of   Filing granted
    2009-06-19 Corrected Mandate Issued  
    2009-06-18 Motion to Correct filed  
    2009-06-12 Mandate issued  
    2009-05-01 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2009-05-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
    2009-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 4, 2007 and May 1, 2009.  
    2007-12-04 Oral argument  
    2007-10-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2007-10-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2007-08-24 Petition for Review granted
    2007-08-24 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2007-08-24 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was pending on merits briefs between November 1, 2006 and August 24, 2007.  
    2006-11-01 Address Change  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between August 1, 2006 and November 1, 2006.  
    2006-08-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-07-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2006-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2006-07-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2006-06-16 Appendix Filed (Respondent)  
    2006-06-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2006-06-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2006-05-30 Address Change  
    2006-05-25 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2006-05-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-05-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-05-04 Case Record Filed  
    2006-04-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2006-04-25 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 13, 2005 and April 25, 2006.  
    2005-12-13 Case forwarded to Court
    2005-12-06 Designation of Lead Counsel  
    2005-12-06 Response Waiver filed  
    2005-11-21 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2005-11-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Harris County Hospital District
    Mr. Michael A. Stafford
    Ms. Sandra D. Hachem
    Mr. Vincent Reed Ryan Jr.
    Mr. Glen Van Slyke
    Petitioner
    Tomball Regional Hospital
    Mr. Randal L. Payne
    Ms. Margaret A. Pollard
    Respondent
     
     
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