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No. 05-0892
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IN RE MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER, INC., D/B/A MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC.

Oral argument was held on December 5, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 16, 2008. It then denied rehearing on August 29, 2008 File Closed

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August 29, 2008

Order List for August 29, 2008 [corrected]

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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    Opinions

    May 16, 2008

    Brister
    Hecht
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett

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

    Wainwright
    Jefferson
    Oneill

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

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Denied
    COA Docket No.:13-05-00441-CV
    Opinion Author:Per Curiam

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:332nd District Court
    County:Hidalgo
    Trial Judge:Honorable Mario E. Ramirez
    Trial Docket:C-783-00-F

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2008-09-18 Case Stored  
    2008-08-29 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
    2008-08-29 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
    2008-08-29 Corrected opinion   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
    2008-08-29 Motion to Argue disposed   Denied
    2008-08-25 Response to Motion filed  
    2008-08-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-08-18 Motion to Argue filed  
    2008-07-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-07-11 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
    2008-06-18 Case forwarded to Court
    2008-06-13 Notice requesting filing fee  
    2008-06-13 Motion for Rehearing  
    2008-06-13 Letter Filed  
    2008-06-09 Call received  
    2008-06-04 Letter Filed  
    2008-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2008-06-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-06-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2008-05-16 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2008-05-16 Motion to Abate disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
    2008-05-16 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-05-16 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-05-16 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2008-05-16 Opinion issued Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
    2008-04-07 Miscellaneous Motion  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 28, 2008 and April 7, 2008.  
    2008-01-28 Letter Filed  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 12, 2007 and January 28, 2008.  
    2007-01-12 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
    2006-12-29 Post submission brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-12-27 Motion for leave to file supplemental brief disp.   Filing granted
    2006-12-27 Motion for Leave to File Post Submission disposed   Filing granted
    2006-12-20 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
    2006-12-20 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
    2006-12-20 Motion for leave to file post submission brief  
    2006-12-20 Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Brief filed  
    2006-12-05 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court filed  
    2006-12-05 Oral argument  
    2006-12-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2006-12-04 Sealed document filed in case  
    2006-12-04 Response to Motion filed  
    2006-12-04 Sealed document filed in case  
    2006-12-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2006-12-04 Motion to Abate filed  
    2006-12-04 Notice of Appearance  
    2006-12-04 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court filed  
    2006-12-01 Fax Cover Letter  
    2006-12-01 Call received  
    2006-11-02 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between August 25, 2006 and November 2, 2006.  
    2006-08-25 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
    2006-08-25 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2006-08-25 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
    2006-08-25 Mandamus Set to Argue
    2006-08-25 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
      This case was pending on merits briefs between July 5, 2006 and August 25, 2006.  
    2006-07-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2006-06-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-06-28 Reply Brief (Relator)  
    2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-06-19 Motion to Strike filed  
    2006-06-13 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-05-25 Call made to request electronic copies of briefs  
    2006-05-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-05-24 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
    2006-05-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-05-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2006-04-24 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 12, 2006 and April 24, 2006.  
    2006-01-12 Motion to Strike filed  
    2006-01-10 Reply to Response (Relator)  
    2005-12-29 Letter Filed  
    2005-12-20 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2005-12-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2005-11-01 Case forwarded to Court
    2005-10-21 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
    2005-10-21 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
    2005-10-21 Case Record Filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Altarit, Viola
    Ms. Brandy Wingate Voss
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Mr. Craig Stephen Smith
    Real Party In Interest
    McAllen Medical Center Inc.
    Mr. Wilbert Hughes
    Mr. Craig H. Vittitoe
    Mr. Scott T. Clark
    Mr. Roger W. Hughes
    Relator
    McAllen Medical Center
    Mr. Roger W. Hughes
    Relator
    Universal Health Services, Inc.
    Mr. Roger W. Hughes
    Relator
    Perales, Oscar
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perales, Jr., Reyes
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Estate of Reyes Perales
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Salazar, Petra
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Lejia, Juan J
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Garza, Ariceli
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Castillo, Olga
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Estate of Gilberto Garcia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Meguel
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Ricardo
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ruiz, Armandina
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Ricardo
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Zamora, Esther
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Moreno, Sonia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Salinas, Maria C.
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Ruben
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Estate of Emilia Reyes
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Rodolfo
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Rodriguez, Liana
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Rafael
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Hinojosa, Edelia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perez, Leonel
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Argelia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, America
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Salinas, Macia C.
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perales, Wenceslar
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Diaz, Oralia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perales, Maria
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Tomas
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perales, Cesar
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Ramirez, Jr., Rogelio
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Estate of Rogelio Ramirez Sr.
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Lopez, Arminta
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Garcia, Guadalupe
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Garcia, Eocemira
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Alejandrina
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Perales, Ramiro
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Gabriel
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Librado
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Guerra, Edelmira
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Reyes, Enrique
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Garcia, Raquel
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest
    Estate of Jesus Lejia
    Mr. Ramon Garcia
    Real Party In Interest

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Cowart, Thomas B.
    Mr. Thomas B. 'Tom' Cowart TBC
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