Supreme Court of Texas Blog: Legal Issues Before the Texas Supreme Court

Recent Opinions

 

These are recent decisions of the Court. For completeness, this list includes those for which a motion for rehearing has been filed.

Docket Case Name Decision Date
14-0638 PRESTON A. OCHSNER v. VICTORIA V. OCHSNER 2016-06-24
15-0387 BRENTON M. STANFIELD, THOMAS P. STONE, STONE & ASSOCIATES, LLP, AND JIMMY VAN KNIGHTON, II v. JON T. NEUBAUM AND BARBARA NEUBAUM 2016-06-24
15-0328 IN RE NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, ET AL. 2016-06-24
15-0049 CROSSTEX NORTH TEXAS PIPELINE, L.P., N/K/A ENLINK NORTH TEXAS PIPELINE, LP v. ANDREW GARDINER AND SHANNON GARDINER 2016-06-24
15-0025 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION v. BONNIE JONES AND AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY 2016-06-24
14-0986 MIKE MORATH, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION v. STERLING CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, HIGHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND BLACKWELL CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2016-06-24
14-0901 UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY v. WILLIAM NAMI 2016-06-24
14-0732 MICHAEL MCINTYRE AND LAURA MCINTYRE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR CHILDREN, K.M., L.M., C.M., M.M., AND L.M. v. EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, DR. LORENZO GARCIA, AND MARK MENDOZA 2016-06-24
14-0507 INEOS USA, LLC F/K/A INNOVENE USA, LLC, INEOS POLYMERS, INC., A/K/A INEOS OLEFINS, INEOS OLEFINS & POLYMERS USA, A DIVISION OF INEOS USA, LLC, AND JONATHAN “BUBBA” PAVLOVSKY v. JOHANNES “JOE” ELMGREN AND VALARIE ELMGREN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN 2016-06-17
13-0303 HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS v. EDWARD A. AND NORMA KERR, ET AL. 2016-06-17
13-0673 ROY SEGER, ET AL. v. YORKSHIRE INSURANCE CO., LTD., AND OCEAN MARINE INSURANCE CO., LTD. 2016-06-17
14-0293 JASON R. SEARCY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE EXEMPT ASSETS TRUST v. PAREX RESOURCES, INC. 2016-06-17
14-0456 KBMT OPERATING COMPANY, LLC, KBMT LICENSE COMPANY, LLC, BRIAN BURNS, JACKIE SIMIEN AND TRACY KENNICK v. MINDA LAO TOLEDO 2016-06-17
14-0538 CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE GROUP HOLDING, INC. v. NAUTIC MANAGEMENT VI, L.P. 2016-06-17
14-0650 CENTERPOINT BUILDERS GP, LLC AND CENTERPOINT BUILDERS, LTD. v. TRUSSWAY, LTD. 2016-06-17
14-0743 SOUTHWEST ROYALTIES, INC. v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2016-06-17
13-0986 SOUTHWESTERN ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY v. TOBY BERRY-HELFAND AND GERY MUNCEY 2016-06-10
15-0172 FIRST TEXAS BANK v. CHRIS CARPENTER 2016-06-10
14-0745 JOHN SAMPSON v. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 2016-06-10
14-0692 THE STATE OF TEXAS v. ONE (1) 2004 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR, VIN # 5LMFU27RX4LJ28242 2016-06-10
14-0572 COYOTE LAKE RANCH, LLC v. THE CITY OF LUBBOCK 2016-05-27
15-0106 TOWN OF LAKEWOOD VILLAGE v. HARRY BIZIOS 2016-05-27
14-1077 IN RE CHRISTUS SANTA ROSA HEALTH SYSTEM, D/B/A CHRISTUS SANTA ROSA HOSPITAL—NEW BRAUNFELS 2016-05-27
14-0767 CHRIS LINEGAR v. DLA PIPER LLP (US) 2016-05-27
14-0593 HALEY HEBNER AND DARRIN CHARLES SCOTT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF R.M.S., A MINOR v. NAGAKRISHNA REDDY, M.D., AND NEW BRAUNFELS OB/GYN, P.A. 2016-05-27
15-0563 DOCTORS HOSPITAL AT RENAISSANCE, LTD. AND RGV MED, LLC v. JESUS JAIME ANDRADE AND JESSICA ANDRADE 2016-05-27
15-0625 IN RE H.E.B. GROCERY COMPANY, L.P. 2016-05-27
15-0631 IN RE J.B. HUNT TRANSPORT, INC. 2016-05-27
15-0117 IN RE LAZY W DISTRICT NO. 1 2016-05-27
15-0146 WAL-MART STORES, INCORPORATED v. DORIS FORTE, O.D., ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHER SIMILARLY SITUATED PERSONS; BRIDGET LEESANG, O.D.; DAVID WIGGINS, O.D.; AND JOHN BOLDAN, O.D. 2016-05-20
14-0714 ALICE M. WOOD AND DANIEL L. WOOD v. HSBC BANK USA, N.A. AND OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, L.L.C. 2016-05-20
14-1045 IN RE M-I L.L.C. D/B/A M-I SWACO 2016-05-20
14-0362 CHRISTUS HEALTH GULF COAST (AS AN ENTITY, D/B/A CHRISTUS ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL, AND FORMERLY D/B/A CHRISTUS ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL) v. LINDA CARSWELL 2016-05-20
15-0294 IN RE RONALD DEPINHO AND ANDREW DENNIS 2016-05-20
14-0797 IN RE STEVEN C. PHILLIPS 2016-05-13
15-0531 IN THE INTEREST OF M.N., V.W., AND Z.W., CHILDREN 2016-04-01
15-0171 IN THE INTEREST OF P.M., A CHILD 2016-04-01
14-0747 GLENN HEGAR, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS COMPTROLLER, AND KEN PAXTON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL v. TEXAS SMALL TOBACCO COALITION AND GLOBAL TOBACCO, INC. 2016-04-01
15-0546 C.S.F. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2016-04-01
13-0768 BCCA APPEAL GROUP, INC. v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS 2016-04-29
15-0046 LEONARD K. HOSKINS v. COLONEL CLIFTON HOSKINS AND HOSKINS, INC. 2016-05-20
15-0437 TERESA GAROFOLO v. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, L.L.C. 2016-05-20
15-0143 TIC ENERGY AND CHEMICAL, INC. v. KEVIN BRADFORD MARTIN 2016-06-03
14-0406 ELAINE STEPHENS, INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF VENCIE BEARD, DECEASED v. BRANDON SCOTT BEARD, BRIAN JAKE GILMORE, PHILIP CHASE JOHNSON, MEGAN JOHNSON, JEREMY HOPKINS, LINDSEY BEARD, PAMELA JOHNSON, ROLAND SCOTT BEARD, JANET LEA HOPKINS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE FOR MATTHEW C. HOPKINS, AND BEVERLY KAYE GILMORE 2016-03-18
14-0193 CAFFE RIBS, INCORPORATED v. STATE OF TEXAS 2016-04-01
14-0379 ODELL CAMPBELL, SHAWNTA RENEA COLEMAN, THOMAS RAY ROBERTSON, DIANA J. NAJERA, SCOTT WIERNIK, TAIRHONDA MCAFEE AND MARYBETH LYNN JEWELL v. THOMAS A. WILDER, TARRANT COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK 2016-04-01
14-0459 HOUSTON BELT & TERMINAL RAILWAY CO., BNSF RAILWAY CO., AND UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD CO. v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS AND DANIEL KRUEGER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING 2016-04-01
14-0645 WASSON INTERESTS, LTD. v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS 2016-04-01
14-0903 CLINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. SONIA HERRERA MARQUEZ, CLAUDIA GARCIA, AND ALICIA GOMEZ, FOR AND ON THE BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN 2016-04-01
14-0964 LYDIA LIRA AND ALFONSO LIRA v. GREATER HOUSTON GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG RESCUE, INC. 2016-04-01
14-1006 IN RE STACEY BENT AND MARK BENT 2016-04-01
15-0100 BRENT ALAN MCLEAN v. BRAD LIVINGSTON, ET AL. 2016-04-01
15-0184 EX PARTE N.C. 2016-04-01
15-0489 RALPH S. JANVEY, IN HIS CAPACITY AS COURT-APPOINTED RECEIVER FOR THE STANFORD INTERNATIONAL BANK, LIMITED, ET AL.; OFFICIAL STANFORD INVESTORS COMMITTEE v. THE GOLF CHANNEL, INCORPORATED; TGC, L.L.C., DOING BUSINESS AS GOLF CHANNEL 2016-04-01
14-0669 DANIEL GREER AND FIX THE FACTS FOUNDATION D/B/A AGENDAWISE v. SALEM ABRAHAM 2016-04-15
14-0987 MICHAEL QUINN SULLIVAN v. SALEM ABRAHAM 2016-04-15
14-1075 HALLMARK MARKETING COMPANY, LLC v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2016-04-15
15-0029 WHEELABRATOR AIR POLLUTION CONTROL, INC. v. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ACTING THROUGH THE CITY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 2016-04-15
14-0086 PHILADELPHIA INDEMNITY INSURANCE COMPANY, A/S/O MIRSAN, L.P., D/B/A SIENNA RIDGE APARTMENTS v. CARMEN A. WHITE 2016-05-13
14-0776 MIKE MORATH, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; GLENN HEGAR, TEXAS COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; THE TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION; AND THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY v. THE TEXAS TAXPAYER AND STUDENT FAIRNESS COALITION, ET AL.; CALHOUN COUNTY ISD, ET AL.; EDGEWOOD ISD, ET AL.; FORT BEND ISD, ET AL.; TEXAS CHARTER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION, ET AL.; AND JOYCE COLEMAN, ET AL. 2016-05-13