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TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP D/B/A PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, AND MICHAEL D. COMPTON, M.D. v. ELIZABETH RIVERA, AS NEXT FRIEND FOR M.R.

Oral argument was held on February 4, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 22, 2014. It then denied rehearing on November 21, 2014 File Closed

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December 13, 2013

Two opinions and four grants [Dec. 13, 2013]

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Opinions

August 22, 2014

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Boyd, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered a dissenting opinion . PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:08-11-00279-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Guadalupe Rivera

Trial Court

Trial Court:120th District Court
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable Maria A. Salas-Mendoza
Trial Docket:2011-971

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2015-01-23 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between November 21, 2014 and January 23, 2015.  
2014-11-21 Mandate issued  
2014-11-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2014-10-24 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2014-10-15 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2014-10-15 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2014-10-09 Letter Filed  
2014-10-08 Letter Filed  
2014-10-07 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-10-07 Case forwarded to Court
2014-09-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2014-09-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2014-08-22 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2014-08-22 Opinion issued Issued
2014-08-22 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2014-08-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between June 11, 2014 and August 22, 2014.  
2014-06-11 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 10, 2014 and June 11, 2014.  
2014-02-10 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2014-02-04 Oral argument  
2014-02-04 Oral argument  
2014-01-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-01-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-01-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-12-13 Petition for Review granted
2013-12-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-12-13 Petition for Review granted
2013-12-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-12-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-12-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-11-01 Reply Brief  
2013-10-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2013-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-08-22 Brief on the Merits  
2013-08-21 Brief on the Merits  
2013-08-06 Case Record Filed  
2013-07-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-06-28 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2013-06-28 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-05-28 Reply to Response  
2013-05-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2013-05-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2013-04-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-03-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2013-03-12 Case forwarded to Court
2013-03-12 Case forwarded to Court
2013-02-08 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2013-02-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Tenet Hospitals Limited
Mr. Ken K. Slavin
Mr. P. Michael Jung
Mr. John Scott Mann
Mr. Jason Paul Hungerford
Petitioner
Compton, M.D., Michael D.
Mr. H. Keith Myers
Petitioner
Rivera, Elizabeth
Mr. Enrique Moreno
Mr. John P. Mobbs
Mr. Alfonso L. Melendez
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Alliance for Patient Access
Mr. Michael S. Hull
 
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