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No. 19-0872
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MEMORIAL HERMANN HEALTH SYSTEM v. MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, III, M.D. AND MIGUEL A. GOMEZ, M.D., P.A.

A petition was filed on December 2, 2019. Oral argument was held on October 28, 2021. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 22, 2022. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since May 9, 2022.

Opinion

April 22, 2022

Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Huddle
Young

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-17-00632-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Evelyn Keyes

Trial Court

Trial Court:333rd District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Joseph J. Halbach
Trial Docket:2012-53962

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2022-05-31 Response requested due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-05-26 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2022-05-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2022-05-09 Case forwarded to Court
2022-05-09 Motion for Rehearing  
2022-04-22 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2022-04-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 24, 2021 and April 22, 2022.  
2021-11-24 Call received  
2021-11-08 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2021-11-08 Call received  
2021-11-04 Notice of Appearance  
2021-10-28 Oral argument  
2021-10-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2021-10-22 Submission Schedule
2021-10-21 Call received  
2021-10-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2021-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-09-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2021-09-03 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2021-09-03 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 9, 2021 and September 3, 2021.  
2021-03-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-03-04 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2021-02-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-02-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-12-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-12-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-11-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-10-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-10-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-08-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-07-07 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2020-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-05-29 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-04-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2020-03-26 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2020-03-26 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2020-03-11 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-01-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-12-10 Case forwarded to Court
2019-12-05 Response Waiver filed  
2019-12-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2019-10-29 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-10-29 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-09-27 Clerk's Record
2019-09-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2019-09-27 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-09-27 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-09-27 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-09-27 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-09-27 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-09-27 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-09-27 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-09-27 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-09-27 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Memorial Hermann Health System
Ms. Dori Goldman
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Ms. Constance H. Pfeiffer
Mr. Jesse Coleman
Mr. David J. Beck
Mr. Geoffrey A. Gannaway
Mr. Nicholas M. Bruno
Petitioner
Gomez, M.D., Miguel A.
Ms. Michelle Rose Meriam Blair
Mr. Jorge Luis Gomez
Mr. Patrick Mason Dennis
Mr. Jeffrey I. Avery
Mr. Michael Patrick Doyle
Mr. Timothy F. Lee
Ms. Margaret E. Bryant
Respondent
Miguel A. Gomez, III, M.D.
Ms. Michelle Rose Meriam Blair
Mr. Jorge Luis Gomez
Mr. Jeffrey I. Avery
Mr. Patrick Mason Dennis
Mr. Michael Patrick Doyle
Mr. Timothy F. Lee
Ms. Margaret E. Bryant
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Medical Association
Mr. Donald P. Wilcox
Ms. Kelly M. Walla
St Luke's Health System Corporation
Mark S. Armstrong
Texas Hospital Association
Mr. John Greil
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Texas Health Resources
Mr. John Greil
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
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