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No. 16-0851


A mandamus petition was filed on October 20, 2016. The Court requested full merits briefing on February 17, 2017. The Court granted review on June 30, 2017. The case has not yet been heard at oral argument.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:14-16-00671-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:234th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Wesley R. Ward
Trial Docket:2016-17517

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2017-11-09 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for oral argument.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-23 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-23 Mandamus Set to Argue
2017-05-26 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-05-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-04-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-04-24 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2017-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2017-03-20 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2017-02-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 13, 2016 and February 17, 2017.  
2016-12-13 Case forwarded to Court
2016-12-07 Reply to Response (Relator)  
2016-12-07 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2016-12-06 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2016-11-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-11-29 Motion to Stay Disposed   Denied
2016-11-17 Letter Filed  
2016-11-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-11-01 Letter Filed  
2016-10-25 Motion to Stay Filed  
2016-10-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-10-20 Case Record Filed  
2016-10-20 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  


Party Counsel Role
Roberts, Crystal Ann
Mr. R. James Amaro Jr.
Real Party In Interest
North Cypress Medical Center Operating Co., Ltd.
Ms. Shelli M.J. Morrison
Mr. Byron L. Kelley
Mr. Chad M. Ruback

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Memorial Hermann Health System
Mr. Geoffrey A. Gannaway
CHRISTUS Health and Texas Health Resources
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Dallas County Hospital District d/b/a Amici Health and Hospital System and Hunt Memorial Hospital District d/b/a Hunt Regional Medical Center
Amy Kogan
Mr. Douglas D. Turek
Erin Lowinske