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No. 10-0928
TAMES

RAUL ERNESTO LOAISIGA, M.D. AND RAUL ERNESTO LOAISIGA, M.D., P.A. v. GUADALUPE CERDA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF MARISSA CERDA, A MINOR, AND CINDY VELEZ

Oral argument was held on February 29, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

September 4, 2012

Does groping count as medical malpractice? That, plus issues about condemnation law, civil commitment, proving negligence, and overturning default judgments [more from Friday's orders]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

August 31, 2012

Year-End Orders – 18 sets of opinions, 5 new cases set for argument [Aug. 31, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 23 other cases.

Opinions

August 31, 2012

Johnson
Jefferson
Wainwright
Green
Willett
Guzman

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Green, and Justice Guzman joined, and in Parts I through V.A. and VI.A. of which Justice Willett joined. PDF

Hecht
Medina

Justice Hecht delivered a concurring and dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina joined. PDF

Willett

Justice Willett delivered a concurring and dissenting opinion. PDF

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered a concurring and dissenting opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-09-00666-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras Garza

Trial Court

Trial Court:444th District Court
County:Cameron
Trial Judge:Honorable David Alonzo Sanchez
Trial Docket:2009-06-3700-H

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2012-10-12 Mandate issued  
2012-09-10 Description of document returned to Supreme Court
2012-08-31 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2012-08-31 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2012-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2012-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 29, 2012 and August 31, 2012.  
2012-02-29 Oral argument  
2012-02-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2012-02-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2012-02-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2011-12-16 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-12-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-12-16 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 1, 2011 and December 16, 2011.  
2011-08-01 Address Change (Petitioner)  
2011-06-17 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-05-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2011-05-09 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2011-05-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2011-05-06 Case Record Filed  
2011-05-02 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-04-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-04-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between February 3, 2011 and April 1, 2011.  
2011-02-03 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2011-01-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-12-14 Case forwarded to Court
2010-12-06 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
2010-11-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-11-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-11-12 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-11-12 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Loaisiga, M.D., Raul Ernesto
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. Carlos Escobar
Petitioner
Sunshine Pediatrics LLP
Mr. Michael Raphael Cowen
Other Interested Party
Cerda, Guadalupe
Ms. Stephanie Elaine Burnett
Mr. Benigno (Trey) Martinez III
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Respondent
 
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