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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
21-0065 STEPHEN STELLY v. JOHN E. DELOACH, INDIVIDUALLY, JOHN E. DELOACH AS GENERAL PARTNER OF JOHN E. DELOACH FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, AND JOHN E. DELOACH FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 2022-04-08
20-0687 KENNETH L. BERRY, INDIVIDUALLY; KENNETH L. BERRY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE BERRY DYNASTY TRUST; KENNETH L. BERRY, TRUSTEE IN A DERIVATIVE CAPACITY FOR FLYING BULL RANCH, LTD.; AND CHELSEA NICHOLE BRIERS v. DENNIS W. BERRY; MARVIN G. BERRY; ALLEN L. BERRY; FB RANCH, LLC; BERRY GP, INC. D/B/A BERRY CONTRACTING, INC.; BERRY CONTRACTING, LP D/B/A BAY, LTD.; AND BERRY RANCHES, LLC 2022-05-13
21-0124 STEPHEN L. MITCHELL, JANIE MITCHELL BELEW, LISA MITCHELL SEIGMANN, AND LINDA MITCHELL STAPLETON v. MAP RESOURCES, INC., PECOS BEND ROYALTIES, LLP, PBR PROPERTIES JOINT VENTURES, AND TOMMY VASCOCU 2022-05-13
20-0079 JAMES CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC AND PRIMORIS SERVICES CORPORATION v. WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION 2022-05-20
21-0036 THOMAS BRANDON PERTHUIS v. BAYLOR MIRACA GENETICS LABORATORIES, LLC 2022-05-20
21-0049 PAPE PARTNERS, LTD., GLENN R. PAPE AND KENNETH W. PAPE v. DRR FAMILY PROPERTIES LP 2022-05-20
21-0173 BUILDER RECOVERY SERVICES, LLC v. THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS 2022-05-20
19-1069 IN THE INTEREST OF J.W., A CHILD 2022-05-27
20-0567 TERRANCE J. HLAVINKA, KENNETH HLAVINKA, TRES BAYOU FARMS, LP, AND TERRANCE HLAVINKA CATTLE COMPANY v. HSC PIPELINE PARTNERSHIP, LLC 2022-05-27
20-0700 CITY OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS v. ABDUL PRIDGEN AND VANCE KEYES 2022-05-27
21-0499 WARREN CHEN AND DYNACOLOR, INC. v. RAZBERI TECHNOLOGIES, INC., ET AL. 2022-05-27
20-0855 JOSH SCHROEDER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHAIR OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION, ALONG WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION ALSO IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES: TIM BARGAINER, JOHN MARLER, ERCEL BRASHEAR, KAYLA MCCORD, GARY NEWMAN, AND BEN STEWART v. ESCALERA RANCH OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC. 2022-06-03
21-0358 JAMES ROBERT JONES AND ALLEN WATSON v. SYLVESTER TURNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS MAYOR OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON, ET AL. 2022-06-03
21-1088 FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE, INCORPORATED v. SURVITEC SURVIVAL PRODUCTS, INCORPORATED 2022-06-03
20-0117 ROBERT W. VAN BOVEN M.D., D.D.S. v. SCOTT FRESHOUR, MARGARET MCNEESE, CHRIS PALAZOLA, AMY SWANHOLM, TIMOTHY WEBB, AND SHERIF ZAAFRAN, M.D., IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES AS OFFICERS OF THE TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD 2022-06-03
19-1104 NICKY E. DYER, FLORA HARRELL, EDGAR HOAGLAND, SHIRLEY HOAGLAND, JAMES LANGSTON, JAMES A. LANGSTON, III, LOIS NELSON, BRIAN RODEL, RICHARD WARD, EDWARD A. (ART) WILSON, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AND CITY OF CONROE v. TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND TEXCOM GULF DISPOSAL, LLC 2022-06-10
20-0174 INDUSTRIAL SPECIALISTS, LLC v. BLANCHARD REFINING COMPANY LLC AND MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY LP 2022-06-10
20-0382 ELIZABETH C. PEREZ v. SYLVESTER TURNER, MAYOR, KARUN SREERAMA, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING, AND THE CITY OF HOUSTON 2022-06-10
21-0584 IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF ANTHONY LYNN WILLIAMS AND THERESA GAYLE WILLIAMS 2022-06-10
22-0224 WARREN K. PAXTON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS; SHAWN DICK, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS WILLIAMSON COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY v. ISABEL LONGORIA; CATHY MORGAN 2022-06-10
19-0092 GRASSROOTS LEADERSHIP, INC., ET AL. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES, ET AL. 2022-06-17
20-0178 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RICHARD C. POE, DECEASED 2022-06-17
20-0179 IN THE MATTER OF TROY S. POE TRUST 2022-06-17
20-0552 S.C. v. M.B., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF I.C. 2022-06-17
20-0827 IN RE UPS GROUND FREIGHT, INC. 2022-06-17
21-0080 GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. HEALTH CARE SERVICE CORPORATION 2022-06-17
21-0134 IN RE CONTRACT FREIGHTERS, INC. D/B/A CFI, AND RANDALL SCOTT FOLKS 2022-06-17
21-0197 WEEKLEY HOMES, LLC v. JOHN PANIAGUA; AND HERMELINDA MARAVILLA CORONA, JOSE CAMERINO MARAVILLA, SR., AND MARGARITA MARAVILLA, INDIVIDUALLY, AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATE OF JOSE CAMERINO MARAVILLA, DECEASED, AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF S.L.M.S., E.H., L.A.S., AND J.J.M., MINORS 2022-06-17
21-0208 UNITED SUPERMARKETS, LLC v. SHERIE MCINTIRE 2022-06-17
21-0658 IN THE INTEREST OF A.L.R., A CHILD 2022-06-17
21-0846 IN RE YRC INC. D/B/A YRC FREIGHT 2022-06-17
22-0062 GABRIEL INVESTMENT GROUP, INC. v. TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION 2022-06-17
19-0805 IN RE KAMI MARTIN GAFFIN 2022-06-17
20-0393 JAMES FREDRICK MILES v. TEXAS CENTRAL RAILROAD & INFRASTRUCTURE, INC. AND INTEGRATED TEXAS LOGISTICS, INC. 2022-06-24
21-0541 IN RE BREVILOBA, LLC 2022-06-24
21-1045 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES; JOHN HELLERSTEDT, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER OF THE TEXAS DSHS v. CROWN DISTRIBUTING LLC; AMERICA JUICE CO., LLC; CUSTOM BOTANICAL DISPENSARY, LLC; 1937 APOTHECARY, LLC 2022-06-24
22-0008 GREG ABBOTT, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; JOHN SCOTT, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF STATE OF TEXAS; THE STATE OF TEXAS v. MEXICAN AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS, TEXAS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES; ROLAND GUTIERREZ; SARAH ECKHARDT; RUBEN CORTEZ, JR.; TEJANO DEMOCRATS 2022-06-24
20-0328 IN THE GUARDIANSHIP OF JAMES E. FAIRLEY 2022-03-04
19-0872 MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM v. MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, III, M.D. AND MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, M.D., P.A. 2022-04-22
20-0681 COLUMBIA VALLEY HEALTHCARE SYSTEM L.P. D/B/A VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER v. A.M.A., A MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HIS MOTHER, ANA RAMIREZ, AS NEXT FRIEND AND ANA RAMIREZ, INDIVIDUALLY 2022-04-22
20-0932 TRANSCOR ASTRA GROUP S.A., ET AL. v. PETROBRAS AMERICA INC., ET AL. 2022-04-29
21-0238 PEDIATRICS COOL CARE, ET AL. v. GINGER THOMPSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF A.W.(DECEASED), AND BRAD WASHINGTON 2022-05-13
21-0510 JACK PIDGEON AND LARRY HICKS v. SYLVESTER TURNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS MAYOR OF THE CITY OF HOUSTON, AND THE CITY OF HOUSTON 2022-05-27
20-0682 SUNCHASE IV HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. AND BOARD v. DAVID ATKINSON 2022-04-08
20-0517 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR RESIDENTIAL ASSET MORTGAGE PRODUCTS, INC., MORTGAGE ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-EFC2 v. DENNIS MOSS 2022-02-25
20-0694 IN RE LCS SP, LLC D/B/A SIGNATURE POINTE SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY, ASPECT LCS LEASING SP, LLC, AND LCS DALLAS OPERATIONS, LLC 2022-02-25
20-0802 LAKE JACKSON MEDICAL SPA, LTD., ROBERT YARISH, AND JAMIE GUTZMAN v. ERIKA GAYTAN 2022-02-25
20-0507 FIELDTURF USA, INC. AND ALTECH, INC. v. PLEASANT GROVE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2022-03-04
21-0727 MAXIM CRANE WORKS, L.P. v. ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY 2022-03-04
20-0451 ENERGEN RESOURCES CORPORATION v. BRYCE J. WALLACE, ELITE DRILLERS CORPORATION, AND UNITED FIRE & CASUALTY AND ITS PARENT, UNITED FIRE GROUP, INC. 2022-03-11
20-0505 IN RE EAGLERIDGE OPERATING, LLC 2022-03-11
22-0033 WHOLE WOMAN'S HEALTH, ET AL. v. JUDGE AUSTIN REEVE JACKSON; PENNY CLARKSTON; MARK LEE DICKSON; STEPHEN BRINT CARLTON; KATHERINE A. THOMAS; CECILE ERWIN YOUNG; ALLISON VORDENBAUMEN BENZ; KEN PAXTON 2022-03-11
20-0273 CADENCE BANK, N.A. v. ROY J. ELIZONDO III AND ROY J. ELIZONDO III, PLLC 2022-03-18
20-0369 SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. v. JOHN BARFIELD AND TANA BARFIELD, WIFE, INDIVIDUALLY, AND JOHN BARFIELD AND TANA BARFIELD AS NEXT FRIENDS OF C.B. AND K.B., MINOR CHILDREN 2022-03-18
20-0782 BABY DOLLS TOPLESS SALOONS, INC., BURCH MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC., BDS RESTAURANT, INC., AND TTNA, INC. v. GILBERT SOTERO, AS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF STEPHANIE SOTERO HERNANDEZ, EDUVIGES CHAPA III AS NEXT FRIEND OF A.C.C., A MINOR, AND IVAN HERNANDEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF STEPHANIE SOTERO HERNANDEZ, DECEASED 2022-03-18
21-0893 IN RE STEVEN HOTZE, M.D., HON. SID MILLER, GERRY MONROE, RANDOLPH PRICE, ALAN HARTMAN, ALAN VERA, AND GREGORY BLUME 2022-03-18
20-0462 SIRIUS XM RADIO, INC. v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2022-03-25
20-0725 PATRICK VON DOHLEN, BRIAN GRECO, KEVIN JASON KHATTAR, MICHAEL KNUFFKE, AND DANIEL PETRI v. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO 2022-04-01
20-0366 ELEPHANT INSURANCE COMPANY, LLC v. LORRAINE KENYON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF THEODORE KENYON 2022-04-22
20-0857 JBRICE HOLDINGS, L.L.C., AND 231 W. TRIOAKS LANE, AN INDIVIDUAL SERIES OF JBRICE HOLDINGS, L.L.C. v. WILCREST WALK TOWNHOMES ASSOCIATION, INC. 2022-04-22
20-0922 YOUVAL ZIVE v. JEFFREY R. SANDBERG AND PALMER & MANUEL, P.L.L.C. F/K/A PALMER & MANUEL, L.L.P. 2022-04-22
21-0127 IN RE G.S. 2022-04-22
21-0165 IN RE WHATABURGER RESTAURANTS LLC 2022-04-22
21-0441 CHG HOSPITAL BELLAIRE, LLC; CHG EMPLOYEE HOLDING, LLC; AND CHG HOSPITAL HOUSTON, LLC v. SEKETA JOHNSON 2022-04-22
20-0940 TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES v. N.J. 2022-04-22
20-0657 E.D., A MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HER PARENTS, B.O. AND D.D., AS NEXT FRIENDS v. TEXAS HEALTH CARE, P.L.L.C. AND TIMOTHY J. JONES, D.O. 2022-05-06
20-0727 TERISA TAYLOR v. CARL TOLBERT, NIZZERA KIMBALL AND VIVIAN ROBBINS 2022-05-06
20-0898 ROSETTA RESOURCES OPERATING, LP v. KEVIN MARTIN, JAMIE MARTIN, AND ASHLEY LUSK 2022-05-06
20-0945 IN RE CENTRAL OREGON TRUCK COMPANY, INC. AND DAVID HUPP 2022-05-06
20-0309 CITY OF BAYTOWN v. ALAN SCHROCK 2022-05-13
20-0977 EX PARTE K.T. v. K.T. 2022-05-13
21-0326 EDWARD JAMES MITSCHKE, JR., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF CODY MITSCHKE, DECEASED v. MARIDA FAVIA DEL CORE BORROMEO AND BLACKJACK RANCH, L.L.E., LLC 2022-05-13
22-0229 IN RE GREG ABBOTT IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; JAIME MASTERS IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES; AND THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2022-05-13
22-0193 IN RE LINDA ANTHONY 2022-03-18
21-0691 BRAMLETTE HOLLAND BROWDER v. RACHEL MOREE AND CLARENCE DEAN HINDS, JR. 2022-06-24