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No. 15-0610
TAMES

LEAH ANNE GONSKI MARINO, M.D. F/K/A LEAH ANNE GONSKI, M.D. v. SHIRLEY LENOIR, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF SHANA LENOIR, AND CHRISTOPHER MCKNIGHT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF NAYLA MCKNIGHT

A petition was filed on October 7, 2015. Oral argument was held on February 16, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 28, 2017.

Opinion

April 28, 2017

Willett

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:01-13-01034-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Harvey G. Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:164th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Alexandra Ilana Smoots-Hogan
Trial Docket:2012-35806A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-05-15 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-04-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-04-28 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/remanded to trial court
2017-04-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 16, 2017 and April 25, 2017.  
2017-02-16 Oral argument  
2017-01-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-12-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-12-02 Case set for oral argument   The date and time for oral argument are yet to be determined.
2016-12-02 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 30, 2016 and December 2, 2016.  
2016-09-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-09-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-06-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-05-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-06 Case Record Filed  
2016-04-04 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-04-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-02-25 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-02-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-12-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-11-10 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-09-15 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-09-15 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Huang, M.D., Jaou-Chen
Mr. Kyle Micheal Smith
Mr. Charles B. Holm
Other Interested Party
Marino, Leah Anne Gonski
Ms. Victoria Parish Skinner
Mr. Andrew L. Pickens
Mr. John R. Strawn Jr.
Petitioner
Lenoir, Shirley
Mr. Joseph M. Gourrier
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Alliance for Patient Access, Texas Medical Association, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and Texas Hospital Association
Mr. Brian Gregory Jackson
 
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