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
13-0234 GILBERT WHEELER, INC. v. ENBRIDGE PIPELINES (EAST TEXAS), L.P. 2014-08-29
12-0728 IN THE INTEREST OF K.M.L., A CHILD 2014-08-29
12-0772 ZACHRY CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION v. PORT OF HOUSTON AUTHORITY OF HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS 2014-08-29
12-0867 BOB GREENE, AS NEXT FRIEND OF LEWAYNE GREENE v. FARMERS INSURANCE EXCHANGE 2014-08-29
13-0043 ROBERT KINNEY v. ANDREW HARRISON BARNES (A/K/A A. HARRISON BARNES, A.H. BARNES, ANDREW H. BARNES, HARRISON BARNES), BCG ATTORNEY SEARCH, INC., EMPLOYMENT CROSSING, INC. AND JD JOURNAL, INC. 2014-08-29
13-0073 IN RE JOHN DOE A/K/A “TROOPER” 2014-08-29
13-0103 KING FISHER MARINE SERVICE, L.P. v. JOSE H. TAMEZ 2014-08-29
12-0348 DAVID HAMRICK, MAGGIE HAMRICK, SUE BERTRAM AND STEVE BERTRAM v. TOM WARD AND BETSEY WARD 2014-08-29
12-0563 ALLEN CHADWICK BURBAGE v. W. KIRK BURBAGE AND BURBAGE FUNERAL HOME 2014-08-29
12-0604 HIGHLAND HOMES LTD. v. THE STATE OF TEXAS 2014-08-29
12-0620 RAHUL K. NATH, M.D. v. TEXAS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 2014-08-29
12-0621 EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION v. WILLIAM T. DRENNEN, III 2014-08-29
10-0567 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES v. OLIVER OKOLI 2014-08-22
13-0084 HOUSTON UNLIMITED, INC. METAL PROCESSING v. MEL ACRES RANCH 2014-08-22
13-0096 TENET HOSPITALS LIMITED, A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP D/B/A PROVIDENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, AND MICHAEL D. COMPTON, M.D. v. ELIZABETH RIVERA, AS NEXT FRIEND FOR M.R. 2014-08-22
13-0161 IN RE STATE BAR OF TEXAS 2014-08-22
13-0409 IN THE INTEREST OF M.G.N. AND A.C.N., MINOR CHILDREN 2014-08-22
13-0712 CHRISTOPHER HENKEL AND LISA HENKEL v. CHRISTOPHER NORMAN 2014-08-22
13-0776 CHAPMAN CUSTOM HOMES, INC., AND MICHAEL B. DUNCAN, TRUSTEE OF THE M.B. DUNCAN SEPARATE PROPERTY TRUST v. DALLAS PLUMBING COMPANY 2014-08-22
13-0638 FRANKIE SIMS, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED; AND PATSY SIMS, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. CARRINGTON MORTGAGE SERVICES, L.L.C. 2014-05-16
12-0289 HMC HOTEL PROPERTIES II LIMITED PARTNERSHIP AND HOST HOTELS & RESORTS, L.P., F/K/A HOST MARRIOTT, L.P. v. KEYSTONE-TEXAS PROPERTY HOLDING CORPORATION 2014-06-13
11-0447 LEE C. RITCHIE, ET AL. v. ANN CALDWELL RUPE, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE DALLAS GORDON RUPE, III 1995 FAMILY TRUST 2014-06-20
12-0739 AMERICO LIFE, INC., AMERICO FINANCIAL LIFE AND ANNUITY INSURANCE COMPANY, GREAT SOUTHERN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, THE OHIO STATE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND NATIONAL FARMERS UNION LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY v. ROBERT L. MYER AND STRIDER MARKETING GROUP, INC. 2014-06-20
13-0158 FORD MOTOR COMPANY v. EZEQUIEL CASTILLO, INDIVIDUALLY, MARIA DE LOS ANGELES CASTILLO, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND FOR A.C. AND E.C., AND ROSA SILVIA MARTINEZ, INDIVIDUALLY 2014-06-20
12-1002 MARCIA FULLER FRENCH, ET AL. v. OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD. 2014-06-27
12-0483 ROSEMARIE PORRETTO AND RANDY W. WILLIAMS, AS CHAPTER 7 TRUSTEE OF THE BANKRUPTCY ESTATE OF SONYA PORRETTO v. TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND JERRY PATTERSON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS LAND COMMISSIONER 2014-07-03
12-0957 IN RE FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2014-07-03
11-0425 PETROLEUM SOLUTIONS, INC. v. BILL HEAD D/B/A BILL HEAD ENTERPRISES AND TITEFLEX, INC. 2014-07-11
12-0163 IN RE MARK FISHER AND REECE BOUDREAUX 2014-05-02
12-0522 WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC. v. TEXAS DISPOSAL SYSTEMS LANDFILL, INC. 2014-05-09
12-0839 AMEDISYS, INC. D/B/A AMEDISYS TEXAS, LTD. v. KINGWOOD HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC D/B/A HEALTH SOLUTIONS HOME HEALTH 2014-05-09
12-0983 MCALLEN HOSPITALS, L.P. D/B/A MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER v. STATE FARM COUNTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF TEXAS 2014-05-16
13-0321 KENNEDY HODGES, L.L.P. v. VENTURA GOBELLAN, JR. AND PAULA GOBELLAN 2014-05-16
13-0749 IN THE INTEREST OF A.B. AND H.B., CHILDREN 2014-05-16
12-0789 TENASKA ENERGY, INC., TENASKA ENERGY HOLDINGS, LLC, TENASKA CLEBURNE, LLC, CONTINENTAL ENERGY SERVICES, INC., AND ILLINOVA GENERATING COMPANY v. PONDEROSA PINE ENERGY, LLC 2014-05-23
11-0606 DEPUTY COREY ALEXANDER AND SERGEANT JIMMIE COOK v. APRIL WALKER 2014-06-06
11-1015 TIFFANY STINSON v. STEPHEN FONTENOT 2014-06-06
12-0490 MAN ENGINES & COMPONENTS, INC. AND MAN NUTZFAHRZEUGE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT v. DOUG SHOWS 2014-06-06
12-0968 IN THE INTEREST OF S.M.R., G.J.R. AND C.N.R., CHILDREN v. S.H.R. 2014-06-06
12-1006 CITY OF HOUSTON v. SHAYN A. PROLER 2014-06-06
13-0012 THE CITY OF WATAUGA v. RUSSELL GORDON 2014-06-06
13-0169 IN RE VAISHANGI, INC. ET AL. 2014-06-06
12-0937 MEHRDAD MOAYEDI v. INTERSTATE 35/CHISAM ROAD, L.P. AND MALACHI DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 2014-06-13
13-0122 VENTURE COTTON COOPERATIVE AND NOBLE AMERICAS CORP. v. SHELBY ALAN FREEMAN, ET AL. 2014-06-13
11-0810 LAN/STV, A JOINT VENTURE OF LOCKWOOD, ANDREWS & NEWMAN, INC. AND STV INCORPORATED v. MARTIN K. EBY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. 2014-06-20
12-1013 SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION v. CHRISTOPHER ARTHEY AND DENISE ARTHEY 2014-06-20
13-0156 KEY OPERATING & EQUIPMENT, INC. v. WILL HEGAR AND LOREE HEGAR 2014-06-20
13-0450 GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION, INC. v. JESUS PEÑA 2014-06-20
13-0639 STATE OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT v. CHRISTY CARTY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND FOR B.C., J.C. AND M.C., MINORS AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JIMMY CARTY JR., DECEASED 2014-06-20
12-0838 PHILIP BOERJAN, MESTENA OPERATING, LLC, FORMERLY KNOWN AS MESTENA OPERATING, LTD., MESTENA INC., AND MESTENA URANIUM, LLC v. J. JESUS RODRIGUEZ AND M. CARMEN NEGRETE, INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS CO-REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATES OF NICOLAS LANDEROS-ANGUIANO, ANGELINA RODRIGUEZ-NEGRETE, AND CLAUDIA LAURA LANDEROS RODRIGUEZ, AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF A.L.R., A MINOR 2014-06-27
13-0014 CARDIAC PERFUSION SERVICES, INC. AND MICHAEL JOUBRAN v. RANDALL HUGHES 2014-06-27
13-0116 BRYAN JAMES DANET AND WILLIAM TODD KRANZ v. JESSICA BHAN 2014-06-27
10-0846 BROOKSHIRE BROTHERS, LTD. v. JERRY ALDRIDGE 2014-07-03
12-0617 UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION v. DAISY E. SYNATZSKE AND GRACE ANNETTE WEBB, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES AND CO-EXECUTRIXES OF THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH EMMITE, SR., JOSEPH EMMITE, JR., DOROTHY A. DAY, VERA J. GIALMALVA AND JAMES R. EMMITE 2014-07-03
12-0804 GARY WAYNE JASTER v. COMET II CONSTRUCTION, INC., JOE H. SCHNEIDER, LAURA H. SCHNEIDER, AND AUSTIN DESIGN GROUP 2014-07-03
12-1039 LUBBOCK COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT AND TOMMY FISHER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE LUBBOCK COUNTY WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT v. CHURCH & AKIN, L.L.C. 2014-07-03
10-0775 SUSAN ELAINE BOSTIC, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE HEIRS AND ESTATE OF TIMOTHY SHAWN BOSTIC, DECEASED; HELEN DONNAHOE; AND KYLE ANTHONY BOSTIC v. GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION 2014-07-11