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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
21-0130 THE STATE OF TEXAS v. VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2023-05-05
21-0461 POINT ENERGY PARTNERS PERMIAN, LLC, ET AL. v. MRC PERMIAN COMPANY 2023-04-21
21-0513 SIBEL ONASIS FERRER v. MADALENA ELIZABETH ALMANZA, ISABELLA P. ALMANZA, AND ALBERT BOONE ALMANZA 2023-04-28
21-0843 AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. BERTHA ARCE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED 2023-04-28
20-0999 TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION v. DIMITRIA POPE AND SHANNON PICKETT 2023-05-05
22-0559 IN RE THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY AND ROBERTO HERNANDEZ 2023-05-05
20-0737 UNITED RENTALS NORTH AMERICA, INC. v. PAMELA EVANS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ESTATE OF CLARK BRANDON DAVIS, AND DOMINIC JONES 2023-05-12
21-0509 FINLEY RESOURCES, INC., FINLEY PRODUCTION CO., L.P. AND PETRO CANYON ENERGY, LLC v. HEADINGTON ROYALTY, INC. AND HEADINGTON ENERGY PARTNERS, LLC 2023-05-12
21-0941 PNC MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF PNC BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR TO NATIONAL CITY BANK AND NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE, A DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY BANK OF INDIANA v. JOHN HOWARD AND AMY HOWARD 2023-05-12
21-1063 IN RE CHRISTOPHER S. KAPPMEYER AND ROXANA P. KAPPMEYER 2023-05-12
21-0437 USA LENDING GROUP, INC. v. WINSTEAD PC AND JAMES RUIZ 2023-05-19
21-0507 HIDALGO COUNTY WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 3 v. HIDALGO COUNTY IRRIGATION DISTRICT NO. 1 2023-05-19
21-0966 PEPPER LAWSON HORIZON INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLC v. TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 2023-05-19
21-0994 LG CHEM AMERICA, INC. AND LG CHEM, LTD. v. TOMMY MORGAN 2023-05-19
21-1109 DITECH SERVICING, LLC v. JERRY PEREZ D/B/A LIGHTHOUSE INVESTMENTS 2023-05-19
22-0095 FREEPORT-MCMORAN OIL & GAS LLC AND OVINTIV USA INC. v. 1776 ENERGY PARTNERS. LLC 2023-05-19
22-0313 PECOS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT AND KINDER MORGAN PRODUCTION COMPANY, LLC v. IRAAN-SHEFFIELD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2023-05-19
22-0214 HOUSTON AN USA, LLC D/B/A AUTONATION USA HOUSTON v. WALTER SHATTENKIRK 2023-05-26
22-0202 CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS v. IRENE QUINLAN 2023-06-02
21-0146 SUSAN DAVIS VAN DYKE, ET AL. v. THE NAVIGATOR GROUP, ET AL. 2023-02-17
20-0904 DEVON ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY, L.P., F/K/A GEOSOUTHERN DEWITT PROPERTIES, LLC, BPX PROPERTIES (NA) LP, GEOSOUTHERN ENERGY CORPORATION, AND BPX PRODUCTION COMPANY v. MICHAEL A. SHEPPARD, ET AL. 2023-03-10
20-0811 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN PRESIDENT JAY HARTZELL, ET AL. v. S.O. 2023-03-31
21-0028 TOTALENERGIES E&P USA, INC. v. MP GULF OF MEXICO, LLC 2023-04-14
21-0936 EXXONMOBIL CORPORATION v. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA, AND STARR INDEMNITY & LIABILITY INSURANCE COMPANY 2023-04-14
21-0161 MOSAIC BAYBROOK ONE, L.P., MOSAIC BAYBROOK TWO, L.P., AND MOSAIC RESIDENTIAL, INC. v. TAMMY CESSOR 2023-04-21
21-1037 BRUCE R. HOTZE v. SYLVESTER TURNER, MAYOR, AND THE CITY OF HOUSTON 2023-04-21
21-0587 APACHE CORPORATION v. APOLLO EXPLORATION, LLC; COGENT EXPLORATION, LTD., CO.; AND SELLMOCO, LLC 2023-04-28
21-0783 LENNAR HOMES OF TEXAS LAND AND CONSTRUCTION, LTD. AND LENNAR HOMES OF TEXAS SALES AND MARKETING, LTD. v. KARA WHITELEY 2023-05-12
22-0078 IN RE MARIAM AYAD
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Opinion
*Corrected Opinion (Dec 16, 2022)

2022-12-16
21-0032 GALVESTON COUNTY JUDGE MARK HENRY, GALVESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER DARRELL APFFEL, GALVESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER JOE GIUSTI, GALVESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER STEPHEN HOLMES, AND GALVESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER KEN CLARK, IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES AS THE GALVESTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT v. KIMBERLY SULLIVAN, JUDGE, PROBATE COURT OF GALVESTON COUNTY 2022-10-07
21-1050 JOHN DOE v. ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF DALLAS 2022-10-21
21-1032 JDH PACIFIC, INC. v. PRECISION-HAYES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2022-10-28
21-0775 COLTON LESTER v. CECIL E. BERG, SETH JOHNSON, JOHNSON LAW OFFICE, PLLC, DUSTIN ANDREAS, AND PHILLIPS AND ANDREAS, PLLC 2022-11-04
22-0079 COURTNEY D. ALSOBROOK v. MTGLQ INVESTORS, LP 2022-11-18
21-0886 IN RE AUBURN CREEK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; THE LYND COMPANY; LYND FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP; AND FORTY FOUR ELEVEN, LLC 2022-12-02
20-0268 IN RE KURARAY AMERICA, INC. 2022-12-09
22-0311 DAVID W. HOWELL v. GREG ABBOTT, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2022-12-09
20-0856 THE GULF COAST CENTER v. DANIEL CURRY, JR. 2022-12-30
21-0205 MICHELLE ELISE PARKER JORDAN v. OLA KATHLEEN PARKER, INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF J. LOYD PARKER, III, DECEASED, AND ALLISON RENEE PARKER 2022-12-30
21-0262 DON ZIMMERMAN v. CITY OF AUSTIN; AND SPENCER CRONK, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN 2022-12-30
21-0614 CAMERON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION A/K/A CAMERON SYSTEMS CORPORATION v. HUGO A. MARTINEZ AND DOLORES RAMIREZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE ESTATE OF JAVIER GARCIA, JR., DECEASED; JAVIER MAYAGOITIA, SR., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF JAVIER MAYAGOITIA, JR., DECEASED; JULIETA TAYLOR; OSMAN MARTINEZ; AND JEANNE CHAVEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND AND GUARDIAN OF M. C., A MINOR CHILD 2022-12-30
21-1003 THE STATE OF TEXAS EX REL. TODD A. DURDEN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY ATTORNEY v. JAMES T. “TULLY” SHAHAN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY JUDGE; MARK FRERICH, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY COMMISSIONER; JOE MONTALVO, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY COMMISSIONER; DENNIS DODSON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY COMMISSIONER; TIM WARD, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COUNTY COMMISSIONER; KINNEY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT; KINNEY COUNTY; AND RICK ALVARADO, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS DISTRICT AND COUNTY CLERK OF KINNEY COUNTY, TEXAS 2022-12-30
21-0772 HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION v. BRENDA VAZQUEZ 2022-12-30
22-1119 IN RE STETSON RENEWABLES HOLDINGS, LLC AND OGALLALA RENEWABLE PROJECT, LLC 2022-12-30
21-0194 THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY; MIKE MORATH, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; AND DORIS DELANEY, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY v. HOUSTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2023-01-13
21-0291 TEXAS MEDICINE RESOURCES, LLP; TEXAS PHYSICIAN RESOURCES, LLP; AND PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE GROUP, LLP, v. MOLINA HEALTHCARE OF TEXAS, INC. 2023-01-13
21-0913 MARCUS & MILLICHAP REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SERVICES OF NEVADA, INC. v. TRIEX TEXAS HOLDINGS, LLC, AND BRYAN WEINER 2023-01-13
21-0296 TAYLOR MORRISON OF TEXAS, INC. AND TAYLOR WOODROW COMMUNITIES-LEAGUE CITY, LTD. v. ERIN SKUFCA AS NEXT OF FRIEND OF KSX AND KSXX, MINOR CHILDREN 2023-01-27
22-0331 TAYLOR MORRISON OF TEXAS, INC. AND TAYLOR WOODROW COMMUNITIES-LEAGUE CITY, LTD. v. MICHELLE HA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF C.M.X., MINOR CHILD 1, A.H.X., MINOR CHILD 2, AND H.R.X., MINOR CHILD 3 2023-01-27
22-0256 ALFRED DEWAYNE BROWN v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS; HARRIS COUNTY, TEXAS; BRECK MCDANIEL; TED C. BLOYD; D.L. ROBERTSON 2023-02-03
21-0643 VIRENDRA PATEL, PREMIER WEST HOSPITALITY CORP., ZEAL HOTELS GROUP LLC, THE COLONY HOSPITALITY CORP., AND HUNTLEY CONSTRUCTION, LLC v. NATIONS RENOVATIONS, LLC 2023-02-10
21-0728 DANIEL K. CHRIST AND NICOLE D. SALINAS v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 2023-02-10
20-0923 JESUS VIRLAR, M.D. AND GMG HEALTH SYSTEMS ASSOCIATES, P.A., A/K/A AND D/B/A GONZABA MEDICAL GROUP v. JO ANN PUENTE 2023-02-17
21-1104 B. GREGG PRICE, P.C. AND B. GREGG PRICE v. SERIES 1- VIRAGE MASTER LP 2023-02-17
21-0978 THE LILITH FUND FOR REPRODUCTIVE EQUITY v. MARK LEE DICKSON AND RIGHT TO LIFE EAST TEXAS 2023-02-24
20-0881 HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY v. ROBERT COX, ET AL. 2023-03-03
20-0975 WESLEY RATTRAY, MARCO NUNEZ, MARTHA SAAVEDRA, ANTONIO VINDELL, CARMEN PASHOS, STEVE TULLOS, CESARIO PEDRAZA, MINERVA PEDRAZA, ROGER LULY, NORA GONZALEZ, AND ROSALINDA CASTILLO v. CITY OF BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS 2023-03-10
20-0980 WAL-MART STORES, INC.; WAL-MART STORES EAST, LP; WAL-MART LOUISIANA, LLC; SAM’S EAST, INC.; AND SAM’S WEST, INC. v. XEROX STATE & LOCAL SOLUTIONS, INC. A/K/A/, F/K/A ACS STATE & LOCAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 2023-03-17
23-0111 IN RE MARIA TERESA RAMIREZ MORRIS, AND TEXAS ALLIANCE FOR LIFE, INC. 2023-03-17
21-0355 AUSTIN TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE OF THE BOB AND ELIZABETH LANIER DESCENDANTS TRUSTS FOR ROBERT CLAYTON LANIER, JR., ET AL. v. JAY HOUREN, AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ROBERT C. LANIER, DECEASED 2023-03-24
21-0784 KRISTOPHER LLOYD FRALEY v. TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM 2023-03-24
21-1021 MSW CORPUS CHRISTI LANDFILL, LTD. v. GULLEY-HURST L.L.C. 2023-03-24
21-0518 CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS v. HOUSTON PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS' ASSOCIATION, LOCAL 341 2023-03-31
21-1047 ALCUS RESHOD FORTENBERRY v. GREAT DIVIDE INSURANCE COMPANY 2023-03-31
22-0296 CONSTANTINO MEZA, PLUTARCO MEZA, DANIELA MEZA, AND ALEJANDRA MEZA v. THE CITY OF FORT WORTH, TEXAS 2023-04-14
21-0874 AMERICAN CAMPUS COMMUNITIES, INC., ET AL. v. BETH BERRY, ET AL., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED 2023-04-21
22-0286 IN RE CHEFS' PRODUCE OF HOUSTON, INC., AND MARIO ALBERTO RANGEL 2023-04-21