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No. 06-0416
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IN RE COLUMBIA MEDICAL CENTER OF LAS COLINAS, SUBSIDIARY, L.P. D/B/A LAS COLINAS MEDICAL CENTER, ANTONETTE CONNER, AND ANNA MATHEW

Oral argument was held on September 27, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 3, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

October 11, 2010

New Trial Granted Based on "Inherent Power to Sanction"

from Reverse and Render

The Court has issued opinions:

January 15, 2010

Jurisdiction over corporate officers still requires minimum contacts (orders of Jan. 15, 2010)

from SCOTXblog

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  • July 9, 2009

    High court addresses new trial issue in Columbia Medical Center opinion

    from Southeast Texas Record

    The article also mentions:
  • IN RE E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • July 5, 2009

    Trial Courts Must Explain Reason for Granting New Trial

    from Texas Appellate Law Blog

    The article also mentions:
  • IN RE E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Opinions

    July 3, 2009

    Johnson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Brister
    Willett

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

    Oneill
    Jefferson
    Medina
    Green

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

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Denied
    COA Docket No.:05-06-00611-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Mark Whittington

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:192nd District Court
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable Merrill Hartman
    Trial Docket:02-05307-K

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-09-21 Case Stored  
    2009-08-14 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
    2009-07-03 Opinion issued petition f/writ of mandamus cond/granted in part
    2009-07-03 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2009-07-03 Stay Order lifted  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 27, 2009 and July 3, 2009.  
    2009-03-27 Abatement Order Lifted  
    2009-03-27 cause reinstated to active docket
    2009-03-27 Motion to reinstate case disposed   Filing granted
    2009-03-26 Motion to Reinstate Case filed (Relator)  
    2009-03-17 Status report filed (Relator)  
    2009-03-02 Status report requested  
      This case was abated between August 29, 2008 and March 2, 2009.  
    2008-08-29 Stay Order issued
    2008-08-29 Abatement Order Issued Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 17, 2007 and August 29, 2008.  
    2007-10-17 Notice of vacation dates. (Relator)  
    2007-10-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2007-09-27 Oral argument  
    2007-09-26 exhibits for mandamus (Relator)  
    2007-09-21 motion to recuse disposed   Denied
    2007-09-19 Statement regarding recusal  
    2007-09-19 Statement regarding recusal  
    2007-09-17 Letter Filed (Relator)  
    2007-09-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2007-09-12 Statement regarding recusal  
    2007-09-12 Motion to recuse (Real Parties in Interest)  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between July 13, 2007 and September 12, 2007.  
    2007-07-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was waiting for oral argument between March 14, 2007 and July 13, 2007.  
    2007-03-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2007-03-14 Notice of vacation dates. (Relator)  
    2007-03-09 Mandamus Set to Argue
    2007-03-09 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
    2007-03-09 Case set for oral argument   The date and time for oral argument are yet to be determined.
    2007-02-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
    2007-02-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
    2007-02-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
    2007-02-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Relator)  
    2007-01-26 Reply brief filed (Relator)  
    2007-01-11 Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Real Parties in Interest)   Filing granted
    2006-12-01 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-11-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-11-22 Brief filed (Relator)  
    2006-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Relator)   Filing granted
    2006-10-24 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Relator)  
    2006-10-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2006-09-28 Response to Motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-09-26 Motion for leave to file supplemental brief disp.   Filing granted
    2006-09-22 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record (Relator)  
    2006-09-22 Reply filed (Relator)  
    2006-09-22 Motion for leave to file supplemental brief filed (Relator)  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 31, 2006 and September 22, 2006.  
    2006-07-31 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Respondent)  
    2006-06-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2006-05-31 Response to Petition for Review waived (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2006-05-30 Case forwarded to Court
    2006-05-23 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
    2006-05-23 Case Record Filed (Relator)  
    2006-05-23 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Columbia Medical Center of Las Colinas
    Mr. Marlow James Muldoon
    Ms. Heather Jean Reynolds Johnson
    Ms. Melanie Sky Breedlove
    Mr. David E. Olesky
    Ms. Diana L. Faust
    Mr. R. Brent Cooper
    Relator
    Creech, Wendy
    Mr. Ben C. Martin
    Real Party In Interest

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    Mr. Roger W. Hughes
    Ms. Ruth G. Malinas
    The Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Mr. Brent M. Rosenthal
    Mr. Jay Harvey
    Mr. Peter M. Kelly
     
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