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No. 15-0909
TAMES

COLUMBIA VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, L.P. D/B/A VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER v. MARIA ZAMARRIPA, AS GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATES OF R.F.R. AND R.J.R., MINORS

A petition was filed on December 30, 2015. Oral argument was held on March 21, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 9, 2017.

Opinion

June 9, 2017

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-14-00696-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Gregory Thomas Perkes

Trial Court

Trial Court:445th District Court
County:Cameron
Trial Judge:Honorable J. Rolando Olvera
Trial Docket:2014-DCL-00910-I

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-06-26 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-06-09 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2017-06-09 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 10, 2017 and June 9, 2017.  
2017-04-10 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-03-21 Oral argument  
2017-03-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2017-03-16 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2017-03-15 Letter Filed  
2017-03-15 Response to Motion filed  
2017-03-15 Call received  
2017-03-14 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
2017-03-08 Letter Filed  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-01-20 Petition for Review granted
2017-01-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-12-28 Letter Filed  
2016-11-15 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2016-10-31 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-08-17 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-07-26 Case Record Filed  
2016-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-11 Response to Motion filed  
2016-07-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-07-08 Call received  
2016-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-06-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-05-26 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2016-05-11 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-04-08 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-04-08 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-03-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-02-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-01-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-01-26 Case forwarded to Court
2016-01-19 Response Waiver filed  
2015-12-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-11-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-11-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Columbia Valley Healthcare System, L.P. d/b/a Valley Regional Medical Center
Mr. William Gault
Mr. Thomas F. Nye
Petitioner
Zamarripa, Maria
Mr. Aaron B. Michelsohn
Mr. Mitchell C. Chaney
Ms. Jennifer D. Jasper
Mr. Walter L. Boyaki
Mr. Gaines F. West II
Mr. Donald Delgado
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Ms. Ruth G. Malinas
 
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