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

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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
15-0502 NOBLE ENERGY, INC. v. CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 2017-06-23
15-0642 DELIA PAGAYON, MICHELLE FULTON, ALFREDO G. PAGAYON, MICHAEL G. PAGAYON, AND THE ESTATE OF ALFREDO M. PAGAYON v. EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 2017-06-23
15-0320 KING STREET PATRIOTS, CATHERINE ENGELBRECHT, BRYAN ENGELBRECHT, AND DIANE JOSEPHS v. TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY; GILBERTO HINOJOSA, SUCCESSOR TO BOYD RICHIE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS CHAIRMAN OF THE TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY; JOHN WARREN, IN HIS CAPACITY AS DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR DALLAS COUNTY CLERK; AND ANN BENNETT, IN HER CAPACITY AS THE DEMOCRATIC 2017-06-30
15-0688 JACK PIDGEON AND LARRY HICKS v. MAYOR SYLVESTER TURNER AND CITY OF HOUSTON 2017-06-30
15-0921 UNITED SCAFFOLDING, INC. v. JAMES LEVINE 2017-06-30
15-0338 TOM BENNETT AND JAMES B. BONHAM CORPORATION v. LARRY WAYNE GRANT 2017-04-28
15-0569 BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY v. RED DEER RESOURCES, LLC 2017-04-28
15-0610 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 2017-04-28
15-0763 MIGUEL ANGEL LOYA v. LETICIA B. LOYA 2017-05-12
15-0803 SHIELDS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. BOO NATHANIEL BRADBERRY AND 40/40 ENTERPRISES 2017-05-12
16-0007 PINTO TECHNOLOGY VENTURES L.P.; PINTO TV ANNEX FUND, L.P.; PTV SCIENCES II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND I, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE II (OHIO), L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV, L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV CO-INVESTMENT FU v. JEFFERY SHELDON AND ANDRAS KONYA, M.D., PH.D. 2017-05-19
15-0403 VIRGINIA O. KINSEL, AS ATTORNEY-IN-FACT FOR J. FRANK KINSEL, J. FRANK KINSEL, JR., CAROLE K. EDWARDS, AND CATHERINE K. COLLINS v. JANE O. LINDSEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CO-TRUSTEE OF THE LESEY B. KINSEL TRUST, ROBERT N. OLIVER, KEITH BRANYON AND JACKSON WALKER, LLP 2017-05-26
16-0155 JAMES H. DAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A JD MINERALS, AND JDMI, LLC v. MARK MUELLER 2017-05-26
15-0591 IN RE NATIONAL LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY, WARDLAW CLAIMS SERVICE, INC. AND IDEAL ADJUSTING, INC. 2017-06-09
15-0909 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 2017-06-09
15-0968 LONGVIEW ENERGY COMPANY v. THE HUFF ENERGY FUND LP, WRH ENERGY PARTNERS LLC, WILLIAM R. "BILL" HUFF, RICK D’ANGELO AND RILEY-HUFF ENERGY GROUP LLC 2017-06-09
14-1007 GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AND GREAT AMERICAN LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY v. GLEN HAMEL AND MARSHA HAMEL 2017-06-16
14-1033 COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CORPORATION, ET AL. v. HENRY ANDREW HANSEN, II, M.D. 2017-06-16
16-0096 JULIE HERSH v. JOHN TATUM AND MARY ANN TATUM 2017-06-30
14-0819 CADENA COMERCIAL USA CORP. D/B/A OXXO v. TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION 2017-04-28
14-0979 FOREST OIL CORPORATION, NOW KNOWN AS SABINE OIL & GAS CORPORATION v. EL RUCIO LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY, INC., SAN JUANITO LAND PARTNERSHIP, LTD., MCALLEN TRUST PARTNERSHIP, AND JAMES ARGYLE MCALLEN 2017-04-28
15-0123 PEDERNAL ENERGY, LLC v. BRUINGTON ENGINEERING, LTD. 2017-04-28
15-0557 JAMES O. ROGERS, WILLIAM M. BURMEISTER, CONSERVATIVE CARE, INC. AND CARE AFFILIATES, INC. v. VICTOR B. ZANETTI, CHARLES L. PERRY AND ANDREWS KURTH, LLP 2017-04-28
15-0575 EL PASO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, LTD., D/B/A LAS PALMAS MEDICAL CENTER v. LAURA MURPHY 2017-04-28
15-0687 ETC MARKETING, LTD. v. HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT 2017-04-28
16-0054 BARTUSH-SCHNITZIUS FOODS CO. v. CIMCO REFRIGERATION, INC. 2017-04-28
15-0635 BANKDIRECT CAPITAL FINANCE, LLC, A SUBSIDIARY OF TEXAS CAPITAL BANK, N.A. v. PLASMA FAB, LLC AND RUSSELL MCCANN 2017-05-12
15-0732 UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD v. VALERIE REDUS, ET AL. 2017-05-12
15-0844 FIRST BANK v. RICHARD BRUMITT 2017-05-12
16-0214 PAUL GREEN v. DALLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS 2017-05-12
16-0346 HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT v. TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION 2017-05-12
16-0373 AD VILLARAI, LLC, THE ASHLEY NICOLE WILLIAMS TRUST, VILLAS ON RAIFORD CARROLLTON SENIOR HOUSING, LLC AND VILLAS ON RAIFORD, LLC v. CHAN IL PAK 2017-05-12
15-0613 TOWN OF DISH, WILLIAM SCISCOE, DENISE SCISCOE, ERIC DOW, ANGELA DOW, ROBERT DRAPER, MICHELLE DRAPER, JOHN HARRIS, KIMBERLY HARRIS, CHARLES PEGG, GERALDINE PEGG, CODY PETREE, ALICE RANDALL, JOHNNY REAMES, JEANETTE REAMES, MARGARET H. WAGNER, ET AL. v. ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION, ENBRIDGE GATHERING (NORTH TEXAS) L.P., ENERGY TRANSFER FUEL, L.P., ENTERPRISE TEXAS PIPELINE, L.L.C., AND TEXAS MIDSTREAM GAS SERVICES, L.L.C. 2017-05-19
15-0910 LIGHTNING OIL COMPANY v. ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE, LLC F/K/A ANADARKO E&P COMPANY, LP 2017-05-19
15-0993 THE HONORABLE MARK HENRY, COUNTY JUDGE OF GALVESTON COUNTY v. THE HONORABLE LONNIE COX, JUDGE OF THE 56TH DISTRICT COURT OF GALVESTON COUNTY 2017-05-19
15-0240 EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, WHM CUSTOM SERVICES, INC., AND DISA, INC. v. GILBERTO RINCONES 2017-05-26
15-0717 LUZ CHAVEZ, INDIVIDUALLY, AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATES OF RUDOLPH CHAVEZ, SR. (DECEASED) AND RUDOLPH CHAVEZ, JR. (DECEASED), AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF J.C., A MINOR, DARLENE CHAVEZ, ALLEN CHAVEZ, FRANCISCO CHAVEZ, AND CELIA CHAVEZ v. KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY AND JOSE JUAREZ 2017-05-26
15-0819 HORIZON HEALTH CORPORATION v. ACADIA HEALTHCARE COMPANY, INC.; PSYCHIATRIC RESOURCE PARTNERS, INC.; MICHAEL A. SAUL; TIMOTHY J. PALUS; PETER D. ULASEWICZ; BARBARA H. BAYMA; AND JOHN M. PIECHOCKI 2017-05-26
15-0903 IN RE STATE FARM LLOYDS 2017-05-26
16-0078 MELDEN & HUNT, INC. v. EAST RIO HONDO WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION 2017-06-09
16-0229 STEPHEN NOLAN BEDFORD, ALSO KNOWN AS NOLAN BEDFORD v. DARIN SPASSOFF AND 6 TOOL, LLC, FORMERLY KNOWN AS DALLAS DODGERS BASEBALL CLUB LLC, D/B/A DALLAS DODGERS BASEBALL 2017-06-09
15-0847 RON SOMMERS, AS CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEE FOR ALABAMA AND DUNLAVY, LTD., FLAT STONE II, LTD., AND FLAT STONE, LTD., AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO JAY COHEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE JHC TRUSTS I AND II v. SANDCASTLE HOMES, INC. 2017-06-16
15-0882 IN RE DEAN DAVENPORT, ET AL. 2017-06-16
16-0046 WENDY KYLE v. H.T. STRASBURGER, SHIRLEY STRASBURGER, TERRY WHITLEY, FIDELITY BANK OF TEXAS, AND TUITION LLC 2017-06-16
16-0075 HELIX ENERGY SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC., HELIX WELL OPS, INC., AND HELIX OFFSHORE INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. KELVIN GOLD 2017-06-16
15-0886 SAMSON EXPLORATION, LLC (FORMERLY SAMSON LONE STAR, L.P.) v. T.S. REED PROPERTIES, INC., ET AL. 2017-06-23
16-0353 BENEDICT G. WENSKE AND ELIZABETH WENSKE v. STEVE EALY AND DEBORAH EALY 2017-06-23