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Recent Opinions

 

These are recent decisions of the Court. For completeness, this list includes those for which a motion for rehearing has been filed.

Docket Case Name Decision Date
16-0851 IN RE NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER OPERATING CO., LTD. 2018-04-27
16-0098 THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, INC. AND STEVE BLOW v. JOHN TATUM AND MARY ANN TATUM 2018-05-11
16-0341 LARRY BOS AND MARY BOS v. CRAIG S. SMITH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF M.W.F.S., A MINOR, AND C.S.S., A MINOR, J.E.S., A MINOR, AND V.A.S., A MINOR 2018-06-08
16-0125 DEBRA C. GUNN, M.D., OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A., AND OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES P.L.L.C. v. ANDRE MCCOY, AS PERMANENT GUARDIAN OF SHANNON MILES MCCOY, AN INCAPACITATED PERSON 2018-06-15
16-0715 IN THE INTEREST OF H.S., A MINOR CHILD 2018-06-15
17-0623 VICTOR STINES v. JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS 2018-06-15
16-0256 RICHARD T. ARCHER, DAVID B. ARCHER, CAROL ARCHER BUGG, JOHN V. ARCHER, KAREN ARCHER BALL, AND SHERRI ARCHER v. T. MARK ANDERSON AND CHRISTINE ANDERSON, AS CO-EXECUTORS OF THE ESTATE OF TED ANDERSON 2018-06-22
16-0549 DR. BEHZAD NAZARI, D.D.S., ET AL. v. THE STATE OF TEXAS; XEROX CORPORATION; AND XEROX STATE HEALTHCARE, LLC, F/K/A ACS STATE HEALTHCARE, LLC 2018-06-22
16-0671 IN RE XEROX CORPORATION AND XEROX STATE HEALTHCARE, LLC F/K/A ACS STATE HEALTHCARE, LLC 2018-06-22
16-0748 CITY OF LAREDO, TEXAS v. LAREDO MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION 2018-06-22
16-0842 ANDREW ANDERSON v. JERRY V. DURANT, JERRY V. DURANT, INC. D/B/A DURANT TOYOTA AND D/B/A JERRY DURANT TOYOTA, JERRY DURANT HYUNDAI, LLC, DOYLE MAYNARD, AND ROBERT G. COTE, SR., GARY MICHAEL DEERE, JERRY RASH, AND ELLIOT “SCOOTER” MICHELSON 2018-06-22
17-0049 STEPHEN MORALE D/B/A ACTION COLLISION REPAIR AND KIMBERLY MORALE v. THE STATE OF TEXAS 2018-06-22
17-0122 IN RE MELISSA DAWSON v. TWO FOR FREEDOM, LLC 2018-06-22
15-0932 AMERICAN K-9 DETECTION SERVICES, LLC AND HILL COUNTRY DOG CENTER, LLC v. LATASHA FREEMAN 2018-06-29
16-0328 AMANDA BRADSHAW v. BARNEY SAMUEL BRADSHAW 2018-06-29
16-0770 IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF I.C. AND Q.C. AND IN THE INTEREST OF S.C. AND K.C., CHILDREN 2018-06-29
17-0111 U.S. SHALE ENERGY II, LLC, RAYMOND B. ROUSH, RUTHIE ROUSH DODGE, AND DAVID E. ROUSH v. LABORDE PROPERTIES, L.P., AND LABORDE MANAGEMENT, LLC 2018-06-29
17-0155 BART DALTON v. CAROL DALTON 2018-06-29
17-0488 RICHARD SEIM AND LINDA SEIM v. ALLSTATE TEXAS LLOYDS AND LISA SCOTT 2018-06-29
15-0155 ENDEAVOR ENERGY RESOURCES, L.P. AND ENDEAVOR PETROLEUM, L.L.C. v. DISCOVERY OPERATING, INC. AND PATRIOT ROYALTY AND LAND, L.L.C. 2018-04-13
15-0935 XOG OPERATING, LLC AND GERONIMO HOLDING CORPORATION v. CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP AND CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION, L.L.C. 2018-04-13
16-0120 STEVEN PAINTER; TONYA WRIGHT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF EARL A. WRIGHT, III, DECEASED; VIRGINIA WEAVER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF A.A.C., A MINOR; AND TABITHA R. ROSELLO, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF ALBERT CARILLO, DECEASED v. AMERIMEX DRILLING I, LTD. 2018-04-13
16-0519 HONORS ACADEMY, INC., D/B/A HONORS ACADEMY AND AMERICAN YOUTHWORKS, INC., D/B/A AMERICAN YOUTHWORKS CHARTER SCHOOL v. TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY AND MICHAEL MORATH, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION 2018-04-27
16-0588 ALBERT LUJAN D/B/A TEXAS WHOLESALE FLOWER CO. v. NAVISTAR, INC., NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, NAVISTAR INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION CORP., INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORPORATION AND SANTEX TRUCK CENTERS, LTD. 2018-04-27
16-0626 WILLACY COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT v. SEBASTIAN COTTON & GRAIN, LTD. 2018-04-27
16-0829 IN RE STATE OF TEXAS 2018-04-27
16-1005 KENNETH H. TARR v. TIMBERWOOD PARK OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. 2018-05-25
17-0146 BOSQUE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, LLC, AGNUS SWD SERVICES, L.P., GORDON SWD SERVICES, L.P., AND BOB PHILLIPS D/B/A PHILLIPS WATER HAULING v. PARKER COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT 2018-05-25
16-0505 MURPHY EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY—USA, A DELAWARE CORPORATION v. SHIRLEY ADAMS, CHARLENE BURGESS, WILLIE MAE HERBST JASIK, WILLIAM ALBERT HERBST, HELEN HERBST, AND R. MAY OIL & GAS COMPANY, LTD. 2018-06-01
17-0140 SKY VIEW AT LAS PALMAS, LLC AND ILAN ISRAELY v. ROMAN GERONIMO MARTINEZ MENDEZ AND SAN JACINTO TITLE SERVICES OF RIO GRANDE VALLEY, LLC 2018-06-01
17-0198 WASSON INTERESTS, LTD. v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS 2018-06-01
17-0462 WAUSAU UNDERWRITERS INSURANCE COMPANY v. JAMES WEDEL AND MICHELLE WEDEL 2018-06-08
17-0033 BRIAN DEROECK, MELINDA YOUNG, AND KATHRYN BOYKIN, CO-TRUSTEES OF THE WALTER A. DEROECK QTIP TRUST, ASSIGNEE OF TEXAS CAPITAL BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION v. DHM VENTURES, LLC, JAMES W. MORITZ, AND NATHAN W. HALSEY 2018-06-22
16-0647 THE STATE OF TEXAS EX REL. GEORGE DARRELL BEST v. PAUL REED HARPER 2018-06-29
15-0712 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., ET AL. v. ORCA ASSETS G.P., L.L.C. 2018-03-23
16-0260 AC INTERESTS, L.P., FORMERLY AMERICAN COATINGS, L.P. v. TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 2018-03-23
16-0323 JOHN A. LANCE, DEBRA L. LANCE, F.D. FRANKS, AND HELEN FRANKS v. JUDITH AND TERRY ROBINSON, GARY AND BRENDA FEST, VIRGINIA GRAY, BUTCH TOWNSEND AND BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 2018-03-23
16-0336 URI, INC. v. KLEBERG COUNTY 2018-03-23
16-0356 CITY OF SAN ANTONIO v. ROXANA TENORIO, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF PEDRO TENORIO, DECEASED 2018-03-23
16-0662 CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY AND BURLINGTON RESOURCES OIL & GAS CO., L.P. v. RALPH WADE KOOPMANN, KAREN MARIE KOENIG, LORENE H. KOOPMANN, AND LOIS STRIEBER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF JERRY STRIEBER
Green Hecht Johnson Guzman Lehrmann Boyd Devine Brown

Opinion
*Corrected Opinion (Jun 22, 2018)

2018-06-22
17-0262 ANNETTE KNOPF AND STANLEY GRAY v. WILLIAM ROBERT GRAY, KAREN ANN GRAY, AND POLASEK FARMS, LLC 2018-03-23
16-0244 ALAMO HEIGHTS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. CATHERINE CLARK 2018-04-06
16-0651 DUDLEY CONSTRUCTION, LTD., RICHARD MARK DUDLEY, AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY v. ACT PIPE AND SUPPLY, INC. 2018-04-06
14-0721 USAA TEXAS LLOYDS COMPANY v. GAIL MENCHACA 2018-04-13
16-0107 ALBERT G. HILL, JR. v. SHAMOUN & NORMAN, LLP 2018-04-13
16-0498 JEFFERSON COUNTY, TEXAS v. JEFFERSON COUNTY CONSTABLES ASSOCIATION 2018-04-13
16-0897 NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS INC. v. DOREATHA WALKER 2018-04-13
17-0197 IN RE PAUL & CYNTHIA ELIZONDO AND EAGLE FABRICATORS, INC. 2018-04-13
17-0231 SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION v. MICHAEL PASKO AND PEGGY PASKO 2018-04-13
17-0395 IN RE CAROLINA GARZA 2018-04-13
16-0786 JOHN DAVID ADAMS v. STARSIDE CUSTOM BUILDERS, LLC 2018-04-20
16-0301 ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC v. CHAPARRAL ENERGY, LLC 2018-04-27
16-0542 FORT WORTH TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY, MCDONALD TRANSIT ASSOCIATES, INC., MCDONALD TRANSIT, INC., AND LESHAWN VAUGHN v. MICHELE RODRIGUEZ AND NEW HAMPSHIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
Johnson Lehrmann Boyd

Dissenting
*Corrected Opinion (Jun 22, 2018)

2018-06-22
16-0804 GARY DON PERRYMAN, NANCY K. PERRYMAN AND LEASHA PERRYMAN BOWDEN; AND EOG RESOURCES INC. v. SPARTAN TEXAS SIX CAPITAL PARTNERS, LTD., SPARTAN TEXAS SIX-CELINA, LTD. AND DION MENSER 2018-04-27
16-0935 BILL YOUNGKIN v. BILLY G. HINES, JR. 2018-04-27
17-0437 TIMOTHY CASTLEMAN AND CASTLEMAN CONSULTING, LLC v. INTERNET MONEY LIMITED AND KEVIN O'CONNOR 2018-04-27
17-0081 CITY OF KRUM, TEXAS v. TAYLOR RICE
Percuriam.508610

Opinion
*Corrected Opinion (May 4, 2018)

2018-05-04
17-0062 JODY JAMES FARMS, JV v. THE ALTMAN GROUP, INC. AND LAURIE DIAZ 2018-05-11
17-0323 THE STATE OF TEXAS v. T.S.N. 2018-05-11
17-0329 HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS v. LORI ANNAB 2018-05-11
14-1057 JIM P. BENGE, MD AND KELSEY-SEYBOLD MEDICAL GROUP PLLC v. LAUREN WILLIAMS 2018-05-25
16-0412 TRO-X, L.P. v. ANADARKO PETROLEUM CORPORATION 2018-05-25
17-0130 TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION v. WICHITA COUNTY, TEXAS 2018-05-25
17-0245 OLD REPUBLIC NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, A SUBROGEE OF CHITRA CHANDRASEKARAN v. LISA SIMONE BELL F/K/A LISA SIMONE OVERMAN, F/K/A LISA SIMONE, AND ROBIN W. GOLDSMITH 2018-06-01
16-0369 STATE FARM LLOYDS v. CANDELARIO FUENTES AND MARIA FUENTES 2018-06-08
17-0019 IN RE MAHINDRA, USA INC. 2018-06-08
17-0105 W.A. "ANDY" MEYERS, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS FORT BEND COUNTY COMMISSIONER v. JDC/FIRETHORNE, LTD., A TEXAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 2018-06-08
17-0214 IN THE INTEREST OF C.Y.K.S., A CHILD 2018-06-08
17-0242 CITY OF HOUSTON, SYLVESTER TURNER, KELLY DOWE, CHRIS BROWN, BRENDA STARDIG, JERRY DAVIS, ELLEN COHEN, DWIGHT BOYKINS, DAVE MARTIN, STEVE LE, GREG TRAVIS, KARLA CISNEROS, ROBERT GALLEGOS, MIKE LASTER, LARRY GREEN, MIKE KNOX, DAVID ROBINSON, MICHAEL KUBOSH, AMANDA EDWARDS, AND JACK CHRISTIE v. HOUSTON MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES PENSION SYSTEM 2018-06-08