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CARMELITA P. ESCALANTE, M.D., E. EDMUND KIM, M.D., EDGARDO RIVERA, M.D., AND FRANKLIN C. WONG, M.D. v. DONITA ROWAN AND JAMES NIESE

The Court requested full merits briefing on August 22, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 21, 2011. It then denied rehearing on April 1, 2011 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 24, 2011

Broad immunity for government doctors; substitution of parties; implied findings [Jan. 21, 2011]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

January 21, 2011

Percuriam.17387

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff.(part)Rev.&Rem(part)
COA Docket No.:14-05-00828-CV&14-06-00197-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Margaret Garner Mirabal

Trial Court

Trial Court:164th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Martha Hill Jamison
Trial Docket:2004-64492

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-11 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 13, 2011 and July 11, 2011.  
2011-04-13 Mandate issued  
2011-04-13 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2011-04-01 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2011-03-11 Motion for Rehearing  
2011-03-11 Case forwarded to Court
2011-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-02-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-01-21 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2011-01-21 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2011-01-21 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-01-21 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 30, 2010 and January 21, 2011.  
2010-08-30 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 25, 2010 and August 30, 2010.  
2010-01-25 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 20, 2009 and January 25, 2010.  
2009-01-20 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-12-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-12-30 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-11-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-11-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-11-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-11-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-11-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-10-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-09-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-09-16 Call received  
2008-09-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-09-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-09-02 Case Record Filed  
2008-08-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-08-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 27, 2008 and August 22, 2008.  
2008-06-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2008-06-16 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-05-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-05-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-05-13 Call received  
2008-04-22 Suggestion of Death  
2008-04-15 Case forwarded to Court
2008-04-11 Response Waiver filed  
2008-04-11 Notice of Appearance  
2008-04-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-04-02 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-04-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Escalante, M.D., Carmelita P.
Ms. Nancy Bolin Broaddus
Petitioner
Niese, James
Mr. Walter J. Kronzer III
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Respondent
Rowan, Donita
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Mr. Walter J. Kronzer III
Respondent
 
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