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No. 05-0386
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PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER A/K/A DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY HEALTH SERVICES OF WACO AND DEPAUL CENTER A/K/A DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY HEALTH SERVICES OF WACO v. JIMMY AND CAROLYN DOWELL, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF JONATHAN LANCE DOWELL, DECEASED

The Court requested full merits briefing on September 6, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 23, 2008. It then denied rehearing on October 10, 2008 File Closed

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June 3, 2008

Providence Health Center v. Dowell, No. 05-0386 -and- Pettit v. Dowell, No. 05-0788

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Opinions

May 23, 2008

Hecht
Brister
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Brister, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Oneill
Jefferson
Medina

Justice O'Neill delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Jefferson and Justice Medina joined. PDF

Wainwright

Justice Wainwright delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:10-02-00026-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William R. Vance

Trial Court

Trial Court:170th District Court
County:McLennan
Trial Judge:Honorable Joe N. Johnson
Trial Docket:99-2717-4

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-10-22 Case Stored  
2008-10-17 Mandate issued  
2008-10-10 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between June 26, 2008 and October 10, 2008.  
2008-06-26 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
2008-06-25 Motion for Rehearing  
2008-06-25 Case forwarded to Court
2008-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2008-06-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2008-05-23 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2008-05-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-05-23 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2008-05-23 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2008-05-23 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
2008-05-23 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 25, 2007 and May 23, 2008.  
2007-04-25 Document received (See Remarks)  
2007-03-23 Cases consolidated by Supreme Court  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 17, 2005 and March 23, 2007.  
2005-11-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2005-11-07 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-11-02 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2005-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-10-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-10-06 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-09-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-21 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2005-09-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2005-09-06 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-08-16 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-07-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-06-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-05-31 Case forwarded to Court
2005-05-25 Response Waiver filed  
2005-05-17 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-05-17 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Daughters of Charity Health Services of Waco
Mr. Steven Greg White
Mr. Greg White
Petitioner
Daughters of Charity Health Services of Waco
Mr. Steven Greg White
Petitioner
Providence Health Center
Mr. Steven Greg White
Mr. Andy McSwain
Mr. Colin Harry O'Neill
Petitioner
Dowell, Jimmy
Mr. James R. Dunnam
Ms. Sharon Loraine Cullen
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Respondent
Dowell, Carolyn
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Respondent
DePaul Center
Mr. Steven Greg White
Petitioner
Estate of Jonathan Lance Dowell
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Respondent
Pettit, Dr., James C.
Mr. C. Alfred Mackenzie
Petitioner
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