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Recent Denials and Dismissals

 

These cases have been denied review by the Court. No motion for rehearing is currently pending.

Docket Case Name Decision Date
15-0874 CITY OF JERSEY VILLAGE v. TEXAS TRANSPORT COMMISSION AND TED HOUGHTON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHAIR OF THE TEXAS TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION 2017-03-10
16-0581 BURNET CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT v. LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY 2017-03-10
16-1030 HAO T. DAO v. MARYLAND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY AND CRAIG RAUSS 2017-03-10
16-0790 PATRICK O'CONNOR & ASSOCIATES, L.P. v. CHESTER R. HALL 2017-03-10
16-0797 HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT v. H. BEN TAUB, KITCHCO REALTY, LTD., METCO REALTY, LTD. AND TEXAS LAND AND CATTLE II, LTD. 2017-03-10
16-0954 MICHAEL MALDONADO AND MARY MALDONADO v. MARGO PROPERTIES, LLC 2017-03-10
16-1004 JAN ROGERS FREEMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL NEAL FREEMAN; JENNIFER PAIDE SCOGGINS, LAURIE LYNN CAVES AND ASHLEY MICHELLE KIRKLAND v. JI SPECIALTY SERVICES, INC., YORK RISK SERVICES GROUP, INC. AND DIANA MALDANADO 2017-03-10
16-0047 SOFIA BORQUEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF CRESENCIO BORQUEZ, MERCEDES BORQUEZ, INDIVIDUALLY, AND JOEL BORQUEZ, INDIVIDUALLY v. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 2017-03-10
17-0038 IN THE INTEREST OF T.R.H., CHILD 2017-03-10
17-0083 IN THE INTEREST OF K.R.G AND K.W.G., CHILDREN 2017-03-10
16-0732 LINDA GREEN v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE-DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 2017-03-10
15-0246 THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, WESLEY WEST MINERALS, LTD. AND LONGFELLOW RANCH PARTNERS, LP v. SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. AND SANDRIDGE EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION, LLC 2017-03-10
16-0720 ALLSTAR REFINISHING & COLLISION CENTER, INC. v. AURELIA VILLALOBOS AND NATIONWIDE INSURANCE COMPANY 2017-03-10
16-0713 UNIQUE STAFF LEASING, LTD., SELF-INSURED v. KENLEY CATES AS BENEFICIARY OF KODY RYAN CATES, DECEASED 2017-03-10
16-0722 IN THE GUARDIANSHIP OF JOHN D. BURLEY, AN INCAPACITATED PERSON 2017-03-10
17-0021 IN THE GUARDIANSHIP OF CLARENCE LAMAR NORSWORTHY, AN INCAPACITATED PERSON 2017-03-10
17-0009 FLEMING & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. N/K/A FLEMING, NOLEN & JEZ, L.L.P. AND GEORGE FLEMING v. CHARLES KIRKLIN, STEPHEN KIRKLIN, PAUL KIRKLIN AND THE KIRKLIN LAW FIRM, P.C. 2017-03-10
16-0753 PREMIER POOLS MANAGEMENT CORP. AND SHAN POOLS, INC. D/B/A PREMIER POOLS & SPAS v. PREMIER POOLS, INC. 2017-03-10
16-0100 MAVERICK COUNTY AND CITY OF EAGLE PASS v. RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS; DOS REPUBLICAS COAL PARTNERSHIP; CAMINO REAL FUELS, LLC; AND NORTH AMERICAN COAL COMPANY 2017-03-10
16-0984 CHARLIE O. BURNETT III v. DRO IP, LTD. 2017-03-10
16-0750 SMITH ENERGY COMPANY, ON ITS OWN BEHALF AND ON BEHALF OF SMITH ENERGY RESOURCE OIL, LTD., A TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, AND ON BEHALF OF SMITH ENERGY PARTNERS I, LTD., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. MARK P. HARDWICK, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A MARK P. HARDWICK OIL AND GAS PROPERTIES AND MARK P. HARDWICK, LLC 2017-03-10
16-0972 IN THE INTEREST OF A.J.I.L. AND A.S.L., CHILDREN 2017-03-10
16-0190 IN RE NATIONAL LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY 2017-03-10
16-0232 IN RE MORGAN SECURITY CONSULTING, LLC 2017-03-10
16-0243 OXY USA, INC. v. JENNIFER JOHNSON 2017-03-10
16-0330 THE CITY OF HOUSTON v. CAPTAIN EDWIN SCOTT HILBURN; AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS 2017-03-10
15-0664 TERESA CORRAL-LERMA v. BORDER DEMOLITION & ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., AS A CORPORATION, RAUL SOLIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND BONNIE SOLIS, INDIVIDUALLY 2017-03-10
16-0831 410 CENTRE LLC, A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AND JOHN B. URBAHNS, AN INDIVIDUAL v. LSREF2 COBALT (TX), LLC, A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 2017-03-10
16-1016 WILDFLOWER PRODUCTION COMPANY, INC. v. JANE FULLER JACKSON, A/K/A JANE FULLER MORRIS 2017-03-10
16-0985 PAUL E. COPELAND, JR. v. FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, A/K/A FANNIE MAE 2017-03-10
16-0350 IN RE ESTATE OF CHARLES JOSEPH KAM, DECEASED 2017-03-10
17-0079 IN THE ESTATE OF ROBERT S. KAM, DECEASED 2017-03-10
16-0869 VOLNEY BRAND v. CHASE BANK USA, N.A. AND JP MORGAN CHASE N.A. 2017-03-10
16-1037 IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF KERRY BRYON NOBLE AND GAYLA RENEE NOBLE 2017-03-10
16-0899 HQZ PARTNERS, L.P., LANG AND COMPANY, LLC, JIM LANG, BRUCE COOK AND RAY WALTER v. ALAN D. GERTNER IRA, THROUGH ALAN GERTNER AS LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE 2017-03-10
16-0928 KENNETH W. ISAAC v. CONSTANCE BURNSIDE 2017-03-10
16-0944 INDEPENDENT BANK, F/K/A UNITED COMMUNTIY BANK, N.A. v. JOHN C. GANTER 2017-03-10
16-0951 IN RE KENNETH MILO LITTLEBRAVE 2017-03-10
17-0004 VERONICA L. DAVIS AND JAMES A. DAVIS v. STATE FARM LLOYDS TEXAS AND GERALD KROUSE 2017-03-03
17-0048 IN RE GLEN AND PATTY ANDERSON 2017-03-03
16-0856 IN THE INTEREST OF J.C., ET AL., CHILDREN 2017-03-03
17-0134 IN RE KAREN ANN JOHNSON 2017-03-03
16-0967 JOANNE STONE v. TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION AND LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE 2017-03-03
16-0778 IN RE THE COMMITMENT OF ALONZO MAY 2017-03-03
16-0746 L.A.R. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2017-03-03
17-0129 IN RE ROBERT PRIMO 2017-03-01
17-0112 IN RE VISTACON, INC. GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND BASILIO SILVA 2017-02-24
16-1015 DONALD R. MAY v. KRISTEN VANDER-PLAS 2017-02-24
17-0002 IN THE INTEREST OF B.P.E. AND R.W.S.E., AKA R.W.S.E., CHILDREN 2017-02-24
16-0974 DARLA LACKEY v. LONE STAR COLLEGE SYSTEM 2017-02-24
16-0938 ROBERT C. MORRIS v. SHERRI MILLIGAN, ET AL. 2017-02-24
16-0439 IN THE INTEREST OF A.O.M. AND J.X.M., CHILDREN 2017-02-24
16-0514 MORGAN KEEGAN & CO., INC. AND MORGAN ASSET MANAGEMENT, INC. v. PURDUE AVENUE INVESTORS LP AND DANA HOWARD, AS TRUSTEE OF THE MOLLY A. HOWARD TRUST 2017-02-17
16-0132 THE STATE OF TEXAS v. APPROXIMATELY $31,421.00 (FREDI AZUARA-ENRIQUEZ) 2017-02-17
15-0653 THE CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS v. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE HOUSTON FIREFIGHTERS' RELIEF AND RETIREMENT FUND 2017-02-17
16-0423 KENNETH EDD MCGOWAN v. TRACTOR SUPPLY CO. OF TEXAS L.P. 2017-02-17
16-0407 IN RE KENNETH H. ARCHIBALD AND ARCHIBALD & ASSOCIATES, INC. 2017-02-17
16-0467 CHAMBERS COUNTY, TEXAS v. PELCO CONSTRUCTION CO. 2017-02-17
16-0462 EL PASO COUNTY, TEXAS v. MARY LOU VASQUEZ 2017-02-17
15-0904 PLAINS PIPELINE, L.P. v. BP OIL PIPELINE COMPANY 2017-02-17
16-0575 IN THE INTEREST OF A CHILD 2017-02-17
16-0576 CYNTHIA WALKER, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF NORMAN WALKER; STEPHEN WALKER; STEPHANIE WALKER HATTON; JORDAN WALKER; AND CAREN ANN JOHNSON v. UME, INC. D/B/A CAMP HUACO SPRINGS; WWGAF, INC. D/B/A ROCKIN' RIVER RIDES; WILLIAM GEORGE RIVERS; AND RICHARD DUANE RIVERS 2017-02-17
16-0616 MAVERICK AGGREGATES, INC. v. METSO MINERALS INDUSTRIES, INC. 2017-02-17
16-0652 IN RE FIRST TRANSIT, INC. AND LATOSHA R. EMANUEL 2017-02-17
16-0300 KHANH DAO v. ELISSA GARCIA ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF ROJELIO SALINAS, JR. AND ROJELIO SALINAS, SR. 2017-02-17
16-0728 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS v. GERALD KNAPP & NARCISO AURIOLES 2017-02-17
16-0674 BRIAN RUSSELL AND RONALD RUMPF v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2017-02-17
16-0701 RICHARD A. DUNSMORE v. JAMES J. HANLEY 2017-02-17
16-0399 WILLIAM M. STEWART v. THE CITY OF AUSTIN FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS’ CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, DIRECTOR MARK WASHINGTON, CHIEF ARTURO ACEVEDO, AND THE CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS 2017-02-17
16-0150 THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS M.D. ANDERSON CANCER CENTER v. KAREN JONES 2017-02-17
16-0074 LIBERTY SURPLUS INSURANCE CORPORATION AND COMMERCE & INDUSTRY INSURANCE COMPANY v. EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 2017-02-17
16-0306 KMART STORES OF TEXAS, LLC AND SEARS HOLDINGS MANAGEMENT CORPORATION v. NORMA RAMIREZ 2017-02-17
16-0384 THORA O. ROURK, ET AL. v. CAMERON COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND FRUTOSO M. GOMEZ, JR. 2017-02-17
16-0823 125 INTERESTS, INC., 6219 INTERESTS, LTD. N/K/A 5600 INTERESTS, LTD. AND DAVID NEAL GREENBERG v. JIM-DANIELS NNAH 2017-02-17
16-0855 DORIS BARAHONA v. AN QUOC NGUYEN, NGA THU NGUYEN, AND CIRCLE VENTURES, INC. 2017-02-17
16-0482 FITNESS INTERNATIONAL, LLC v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2017-02-17
16-0124 DAVID W. LAWTON, INDIVIDUALLY, AS FORMER INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH G. LAWTON, DECEASED, AND AS FORMER AGENT FOR JOSEPH G. LAWTON UNDER A POWER OF ATTORNEY v. JOHN LAWTON 2017-02-17
16-0673 MARY FRANCES HUGHES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HUGHES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC. AND CROWN HILL MEMORIAL PARK AND MAUSOLEUM, INC. v. RHONDA HUGHES MONTEE, JAMES MONTEE, AND HUGHES FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC. AND CROWN HILL MEMORIAL PARK AND MAUSOLEUM, INC. 2017-02-17
15-0917 MICHAEL QUINN SULLIVAN v. TEXAS ETHICS COMMISSION 2017-02-17
16-0915 NORTH TOWN DEVELOPMENT, INC. AND GATEWAY CENTENNIAL DEVELOPMENT, CO. (SUCCESSORS-IN-INTEREST TO TRAUTMANN INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, LTD.) v. CITY OF LAREDO, TEXAS 2017-02-17
15-0685 RETAKA ROMEO NELSON v. SHANNON BROCHETTE NELSON 2017-02-17
16-0029 ROSCOE F. "TREY" WHITE, III, WHITE VENTURES ENERGY LLC AND TRI-PROPERTIES, LTD. v. MICHAEL POTTORFF AND MONICA FABBIO, DERIVATELY ON BEHALF OF INVESTORS GROUP, LLC F/K/A WE INVESTORS GROUP, LLC 2017-02-17
16-0101 0.089 ACRES OF LAND BLK. 015, LOT: 12, ADDN: SUPERIOR SEC 3 PHYSICALLY LOCATED AT 3607 TAMPICO DR., MIDLAND, TEXAS, MIDLAND COUNTY, TEXAS v. STATE OF TEXAS 2017-02-17
16-0912 DANA DUTSCHMANN AND KEVIN BIERWIRTH v. FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION 2017-02-10
17-0014 IN RE COMMITMENT OF DENNIS WAYNE CLEMONS 2017-02-10
17-0005 IN RE WHITEHEAD 633, LTD., AND WHITEHEAD 633 I, LLC 2017-02-10
17-0084 IN RE BRANDI K. STOKES 2017-02-10
17-0015 IN RE ALEXANDER HERNANDEZ 2017-02-10
16-0988 IN THE MATTER OF C.M.M. 2017-02-10
16-0686 IN RE ROBERTO CARLOS MENDIVES, SR. 2017-02-10
16-0981 ANDREW H. JACKSON v. JOHN W. JACKSON, VICTORIA JACKSON BANNISTER, MELINDA L. JACKSON, AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF MONROE SCOTT JACKSON II, LINDA M. WELTY, O.B. JACKSON, JR., GAINES BRADFORD JACKSON, SUSAN D. HENSLEY, AND MARJORYE M. HELDT 2017-02-10
16-0832 ALBERT PORTER v. THE STATE OF TEXAS 2017-02-10
16-1029 LATASHA JAMES v. THOMAS W. KRUDEWIG CRNA, PLLC 2017-02-10
17-0003 IN THE INTEREST OF R.A.L., M.N.M. AND J.A.M., CHILDREN 2017-02-10
16-0898 IN RE CCI GULF COAST UPSTREAM, LLC 2017-02-03
16-0634 IN THE INTEREST OF B.D., E.D., AND M.D., CHILDREN 2017-02-03
16-0808 ROMEO LONGORIA, ET AL. v. EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, ET AL. 2017-02-03
16-1017 RENE CERVANTES v. LISA M. CERVANTES 2017-02-03
16-1002 IN RE JEAN-MICHEL GUERIN v. OPEN 2017-02-03
16-0838 MERIDIAN LTC, LTD., F/K/A TUMBLEWEED CARE CENTER; THEORA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC., GENERAL PARTNER OF MERIDIAN LTC, LTD.; SCOTT STEVEN SPORE; ROBERT TIMOTHY RICE, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF KENNETH MICHAEL RICE; AND MARIA STELLA BRIONES v. LOUIS D. BYERS, INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIE JOE BYERS 2017-02-03
16-0766 EZRA PLEASANT v. TRAVIS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY 2017-02-03
17-0042 IN RE HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. D/B/A HALLIBURTON AND JUAN JOSE SALOMON 2017-02-01
16-0600 LONE STAR ENGINE INSTALLATION CENTER, INC. AND RAFAEL SANCHEZ v. BRENDA GONZALES AND GONZALO GONZALES 2017-01-20
16-0784 WESLEY PERKINS v. THE STATE OF TEXAS 2017-01-20
16-0618 MARSHA ARD-PHILLIPS v. STEVEN W. ARD 2017-01-20
16-0408 ELDORADO LAND CO., L.P. v. CITY OF MCKINNEY 2017-01-20
15-0725 DEBRA HREN v. RECRUITING PARTNERS GP, INC. D/B/A KINNEY RECRUITING, INC. 2017-01-20
16-0852 TRENT STEVEN GRIFFIN v. AMERICAN ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY 2017-01-13
16-0894 JOHN THOMAS AIKEN v. ANGELIQUE S. NAYLOR 2017-01-13
16-0923 IN THE INTEREST OF B.A.B, K.R.D., J.L.D., AND I.L.D., CHILDREN 2017-01-06
16-0708 FRANK SELIGER v. THE ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIAN 2016-12-16
16-0394 IN THE INTEREST OF K.O., A.O., AND O.O., CHILDREN 2016-12-16
16-0636 LINDA M. SMITH v. MARY DAVIS 2016-12-09
16-0352 IN RE CHARLES ANTHONY ALLEN, SR. 2016-11-10
15-0780 BMT O & G TX, L.P., GOLIAD O & G TX, L.P., WD O & G TX, L.P., KEYSTONE O & G TX, L.P. AND THRU LINE O & G TX, L.P. v. CLAYTON WILLIAMS ENERGY, INC. AND CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION, L.L.C. 2016-10-21
16-0299 BARBARA PINKUS v. HARTFORD CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY 2016-09-23
16-0268 NABORS WELL SERVICES, LTD. F/K/A POOL COMPANY TEXAS, LTD. AND LAURO BERNAL GARCIA v. ASUNCION ROMERO, ET AL. 2016-08-26
16-0187 MEHMET TURAN ERKAN v. HABIBE NALAN ERKAN 2016-05-20
16-0239 STEVEN PAINTER, ET AL. v. SANDRIDGE ENERGY, INC. 2016-05-13
15-1000 PABLO SOLIZ v. STATE OF TEXAS 2016-04-22