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No. 17-0733
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MCALLEN HOSPITALS, L.P. D/B/A MCALLEN MEDICAL CENTER AND SOUTH TEXAS HEALTH SYSTEMS v. YOLANDA LOPEZ, SHERYL HAMER, ELMER DEGUZMAN AND RICHARD WECKER

A petition was filed on September 8, 2017. Oral argument was held on March 12, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 17, 2019.

Opinion

May 17, 2019

Busby
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown
Blacklock

Justice Busby delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-16-00138-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rogelio Valdez

Trial Court

Trial Court:Hidalgo County Court at Law No. 8
County:Hidalgo
Trial Judge:Honorable Omar Maldonado
Trial Docket:CL-11-3640-H

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2019-06-03 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-05-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2019-05-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 12, 2019 and May 17, 2019.  
2019-03-12 Letter Filed  
2019-03-12 Oral argument  
2019-03-11 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2019-03-11 Letter Filed  
2019-03-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2019-02-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-02-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 24, 2018 and January 18, 2019.  
2018-04-24 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-04-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-03-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-03-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-26 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-02-08 Case Record Filed  
2018-02-06 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2018-02-05 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2018-01-29 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-01-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-12-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-11-20 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-11-20 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-11-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-11-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-10-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-09-12 Case forwarded to Court
2017-09-11 Response Waiver filed  
2017-09-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hamer, Sheryl
Mr. Miguel A. 'Michael' Pruneda Jr.
Mr. Rolando Quintana
Respondent
McAllen Hospitals, L.P. d/b/a McAllen Medical Center
Ms. Arrissa K. Meyer
Mr. Alfred John Harper III
Petitioner
Wecker, Richard
Mr. Rolando Quintana
Mr. Miguel A. 'Michael' Pruneda Jr.
Respondent
South Texas Health Systems
Ms. Arrissa K. Meyer
Mr. Alfred John Harper III
Petitioner
Lopez, Yolanda
Mr. Rolando Quintana
Mr. Miguel A. 'Michael' Pruneda Jr.
Respondent
DeGuzman, Elmer
Mr. Rolando Quintana
Mr. Miguel A. 'Michael' Pruneda Jr.
Respondent
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