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No. 08-1066
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MICHAEL T. JELINEK, M.D. AND COLUMBIA RIO GRANDE HEALTHCARE, L.P. D/B/A RIO GRANDE REGIONAL HOSPITAL v. FRANCISCO CASAS AND ALFREDO DELEON, JR., AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATE OF ELOISA CASAS, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on February 18, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 3, 2010. File Closed

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Tracking 3 articles about this case.

February 16, 2010

Oral arguments scheduled for Feb. 17 and Feb. 18

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The Court has issued opinions:

January 15, 2010

Filling out the February argument sitting

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January 15, 2010

Filling out the February argument sitting

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Opinions

December 3, 2010

Guzman
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett joined, and in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Green, and Justice Lehrmann joined as to Parts I and II.A. PDF

Jefferson
Green
Lehrmann

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered an opinion dissenting in part, in which Justice Green and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered an opinion, dissenting in part. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-06-00088-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras Garza

Trial Court

Trial Court:275th District Court
County:Hidalgo
Trial Judge:Honorable Juan R. Partida
Trial Docket:C-1292-03-E

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-12 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between January 14, 2011 and July 12, 2011.  
2011-01-14 Mandate issued  
2010-12-03 Opinion issued Issued
2010-12-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2010-12-03 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2010-12-03 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, rendered in part, remanded in part
2010-12-03 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 18, 2010 and December 3, 2010.  
2010-02-18 Oral argument  
2010-02-18 Oral argument  
2010-02-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-02-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-01-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-01-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-01-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-01-15 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-01-15 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-01-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-01-15 Petition for Review granted
2010-01-15 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 28, 2009 and January 15, 2010.  
2009-09-28 Reply Brief  
2009-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-09-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-09-21 Reply Brief  
2009-09-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-09-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-08-05 Brief on the Merits  
2009-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-06 Brief on the Merits  
2009-06-19 Case Record Filed  
2009-06-08 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-06-05 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2009-06-03 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2009-05-13 Reply to Response  
2009-05-07 Reply to Response  
2009-04-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-04-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-03-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-03-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2009-02-23 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-02-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-01-27 Case forwarded to Court
2009-01-27 Case forwarded to Court
2009-01-20 Response Waiver filed  
2008-12-23 Petition for Review #2  
2008-12-23 Appendix Filed  
2008-12-22 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-12-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Columbia Rio Grande Healthcare, L.P.
Ms. Susan A. Kidwell
Mr. Raul Javier Guerra
Ms. Elissa Gail Underwood
Ms. Sarah B. Duncan
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Petitioner
Casas, Francisco
Mr. Francisco J. Rodriguez
Mr. John N. Mastin
Respondent
Jelinek, M.D., Michael T.
Mr. Ronald G. Hole
Ms. Ida Cecilia Garza
Petitioner
 
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