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No. 21-0238
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PEDIATRICS COOL CARE, ET AL. v. GINGER THOMPSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF A.W.(DECEASED), AND BRAD WASHINGTON

A petition was filed on April 14, 2021. Oral argument was held on February 3, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 13, 2022. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since June 14, 2022.

Opinions

May 13, 2022

Bland
Hecht
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Huddle
Young

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Devine, Justice Blacklock, Justice Busby, Justice Huddle, and Justice Young joined. PDF

Boyd
Lehrmann

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Lehrmann joined. View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

Busby

Justice Busby delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-19-00031-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Margaret "Meg" Poissant

Trial Court

Trial Court:40th District Court
County:Ellis
Trial Judge:Honorable Bob Carroll
Trial Docket:88970

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing.  
2022-06-14 Motion for Rehearing  
2022-06-14 Case forwarded to Court
2022-06-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2022-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2022-05-13 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2022-05-13 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2022-05-13 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2022-05-13 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 9, 2022 and May 13, 2022.  
2022-03-09 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2022-02-28 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2022-02-03 Oral argument  
2022-02-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-01-28 Submission Schedule
2022-01-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-01-27 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2022-01-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-01-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-01-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2021-12-10 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2021-12-10 Petition for Review granted
2021-12-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2021-11-09 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2021-10-25 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-10-04 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-09-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 6, 2021 and September 3, 2021.  
2021-07-06 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2021-06-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-05-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-04-20 Case forwarded to Court
2021-04-19 Response Waiver filed  
2021-04-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2021-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-15 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-03-15 Clerk's Record
2021-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Washington, Brad
Mr. Jason Charles Webster
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Ms. Heidi Vicknair
Respondent
Kawalek, Allyn
Thomas Glenn Ingram
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Mr. Kyle M. Burke
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Mr. Edward P. Quillin
Petitioner
The Estate of A.W. (Deceased)
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Mr. Jason Charles Webster
Ms. Heidi Vicknair
Respondent
Thompson, Ginger
Mr. Steven E. Aldous
Ms. Heidi Vicknair
Mr. Jason Charles Webster
Respondent
Pediatrics Cool Care
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Mr. Kyle M. Burke
Ms. Michelle E. Robberson
Mr. Edward P. Quillin
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Thomas Glenn Ingram
Petitioner
Jose J. Salguero, M.D. PA
Mr. Edward P. Quillin
Mr. Kyle M. Burke
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Thomas Glenn Ingram
Ms. Michelle E. Robberson
Petitioner
Salguero, M.D., Jose J.
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Mr. Edward P. Quillin
Thomas Glenn Ingram
Ms. Michelle E. Robberson
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Mr. Kyle M. Burke
Petitioner
Robinson, Jenelle
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Ms. Michelle E. Robberson
Thomas Glenn Ingram
Mr. Edward P. Quillin
Mr. Kyle M. Burke
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Petitioner
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