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The Court requested full merits briefing on May 27, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 11, 2011. File Closed

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March 11, 2011

Rehearing granted in the Open Beaches Act case; five other decisions and one new grant [Mar. 11, 2011]

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The Court has issued opinions:


March 11, 2011


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-08-00898-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable George C. Hanks

Trial Court

Trial Court:270th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Brent C. Gamble
Trial Docket:2008-05231

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-18 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between May 24, 2011 and July 18, 2011.  
2011-05-24 Mandate issued  
2011-04-26 Letter Filed  
2011-03-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-03-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-03-11 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2011-03-11 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-03-11 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2011-03-11 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 20, 2010 and March 11, 2011.  
2010-08-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-08-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-07-09 Response to Motion filed  
2010-07-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-07-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-06-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-06-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-06-10 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2010-06-09 Case Record Filed  
2010-06-03 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-05-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-05-07 Address Change  
2010-04-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-03-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-03-02 Case forwarded to Court
2010-03-01 Response Waiver filed  
2010-02-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-02-16 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-02-16 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Mitchell, Chiquita
Mr. Omotola Ayodele Oresusi
Mr. Babajide Asis 'Jide' Adio-Oduola
The Methodist Hospital
Mr. David Jefrie Mizgala
Ms. Carolyn Beth Capocci Smith
Mr. Dwight Willis Scott Jr.
Ms. Stephanie Laird Tolson