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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
19-0233 CONCHO RESOURCES, INC., ET AL. v. MARSHA ELLISON D/B/A ELLISON LEASE OPERATING 2021-04-16
19-0634 RAMONA ROGERS, M.D., MODESTO ZAMORANO, STEPHANIE CUMPIAN, ROLANDO FLORES, HECTOR ONTIVEROS, PRISCILLA NIETO, SONIA HERNANDEZ-KEEBLE, BLAS ORTIZ, JR., DAVID MORON, M.D., JAIME FLORES AND RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER v. DAVID SAXON BAGLEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JEREMIAH RAY BAGLEY 2021-06-18
19-0334 BROADWAY NATIONAL BANK, TRUSTEE OF THE MARY FRANCES EVERS TRUST, ET AL. v. YATES ENERGY CORPORATION, EOG RESOURCES, INC., JALAPENO CORPORATION, ACG3 MINERAL INTERESTS, LTD., GLASSELL NON-OPERATED INTERESTS, LTD., AND CURRY GLASSELL 2021-05-14
21-0235 IN RE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2021-05-14
19-0036 LANDRY'S, INC. AND HOUSTON AQUARIUM, INC. v. ANIMAL LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, CHERYL CONLEY, AND CARNEY ANNE NASSER 2021-05-21
19-0885 ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY v. DANIEL WES IRWIN 2021-05-21
20-0066 HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP AND ARTHUR L. HOWARD v. NFTD, LLC F/K/A BERNARDO GROUP, LLC, BERNARDO HOLDINGS, LLC, PETER J. COOPER, AND JACQUELINE MILLER 2021-05-21
20-0378 IN THE INTEREST OF J.F.-G., A CHILD 2021-05-21
19-1022 IN RE K & L AUTO CRUSHERS, LLC AND THOMAS GOTHARD, JR. 2021-05-28
19-1035 ANGELA DAVIS, AS PRESIDENT OF NEA-DALLAS (A LOCAL AFFILIATE OF TEXAS STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION), ON BEHALF OF ALL AFFECTED MEMBERS AND NAMED INDIVIDUALS v. MIKE MORATH, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND DALLAS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, A PUBLIC BODY CORPORATE 2021-05-28
20-0290 AEROTEK, INC. v. LERONE BOYD, MICHAEL MARSHALL, JIMMY ALLEN, AND TROJUAN CORNETT 2021-05-28
20-0424 IN THE ESTATE OF DEMPSEY JOHNSON, DECEASED 2021-05-28
18-0944 LEMUEL DAVID HOGAN v. STEPHANIE MONTAGNE ZOANNI 2021-06-04
19-0689 KATHLEEN POWELL & PAUL LUCCIA v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS 2021-06-04
19-0567 BPX OPERATING COMPANY, BPX PROPERTIES (NA) LP, SEGUNDO NAVARRO DRILLING, LTD., FIRST ROCK I, LLC, EF NON-OP, LLC, AND SOUTH TEXAS SHALE, LLC v. MARGARET ANN STRICKHAUSEN 2021-06-11
19-0962 ODYSSEY 2020 ACADEMY, INC. v. GALVESTON CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT 2021-06-11
20-0005 DIOCESE OF LUBBOCK v. JESUS GUERRERO 2021-06-11
20-0127 IN RE DIOCESE OF LUBBOCK 2021-06-11
20-0158 RODNEY DRAUGHON v. JOYCIE JOHNSON 2021-06-11
19-0605 JIM OLIVE PHOTOGRAPHY, D/B/A PHOTOLIVE, INC. v. UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM 2021-06-18
20-0173 WWLC INVESTMENT, L.P. v. SORAB MIRAKI 2021-06-18
20-0281 IN RE USAA GENERAL INDEMNITY COMPANY 2021-06-18
20-0810 IN RE ALLSTATE FIRE AND CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY 2021-06-18
20-0983 IN RE LIBERTY COUNTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY 2021-06-18
19-0243 BRYAN C. WAGNER, WAGNER OIL COMPANY, TRADE EXPLORATION CORPORATION, AND WAGNER & COCHRAN, INC. v. APACHE CORPORATION 2021-04-09
18-1181 EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. D/B/A FUSITE AND EMERSON CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. v. CLARENCE JOHNSON 2021-04-16
19-0400 SAN JACINTO RIVER AUTHORITY v. VICENTE MEDINA, ASHLEY MEDINA & ARIS ANTONIOU 2021-04-16
19-0959 IN THE INTEREST OF G.X.H., JR. AND B.X.H., CHILDREN v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES 2021-04-30
20-0175 IN THE INTEREST OF J.J.R.S. AND L.J.R.S., CHILDREN 2021-06-04
21-0170 IN RE LINDA DURNIN, ERIC KROHN, & MICHAEL LOVINS 2021-03-02
20-0506 IN RE GILBERTO GONZALES 2021-03-05
19-0459 BLUESTONE NATURAL RESOURCES II, LLC v. WALKER MURRAY RANDLE, ET AL. 2021-03-12
19-1032 IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF ANGELINA SANDOVAL AND ANGEL SANDOVAL AND IN THE INTEREST OF A.M.S., A CHILD 2021-03-12
19-1078 IN RE COPART, INC., COPART OF HOUSTON, INC., AND HOUSTON COPART SALVAGE AUTO AUCTIONS, LP 2021-03-12
18-0781 ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS, INC. v. PANDA POWER GENERATION INFRASTRUCTURE FUND, LLC, D/B/A PANDA POWER FUNDS, ET AL. 2021-03-19
18-0983 EAGLE OIL & GAS CO. v. TRO-X, L.P. 2021-03-19
19-0280 LOUIS HINOJOS v. STATE FARM LLOYDS AND RAUL PULIDO 2021-03-19
19-0791 IN RE STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND TERECINA SHAHAN 2021-03-19
20-0404 IN RE THE TEXAS EDUCATION AGENCY; MIKE MORATH, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY; AND DORIS DELANEY, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY 2021-03-19
18-1061 PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY v. TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS, ET AL. 2021-03-26
19-0643 LOS COMPADRES PESCADORES, L.L.C. v. JUAN G. VALDEZ AND ALFREDO TERAN 2021-03-26
19-0475 DATA FOUNDRY, INC. v. CITY OF AUSTIN, TEXAS 2021-04-09
19-0996 FARMERS GROUP, INC., FARMERS UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, FIRE UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, FARMERS INSURANCE EXCHANGE, AND FIRE INSURANCE EXCHANGE v. SANDRA GETER, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, GERALD HOOKS, JR., LESLY K. NOLEN, AND JOSEPH C. BLANKS, P.C. 2021-04-09
19-1054 SUNDOWN ENERGY LP; SMC 2000 LP, PGP HOLDINGS 1, LLC; SMITH ALLEN OIL & GAS, LLP; TRANSMOUNTAIN EXPLORATION LLC; FORTUNE NATURAL RESOURCES CORPORATION; TEXAS HEAT OF THE PERMIAN BASIN, INC.; WHITING OIL AND GAS CORPORATION; EAGLE ROCK ACQUISITION PARTNERSHIP II, LP; ODYSSEY ROYALTIES LLC; HORIZON ROYALTIES LLC; PINECONE RESOURCES LLC; BRENDA DORMAN FAUGHT; AND LENA RENEE BRIGMAN v. HJSA NO. 3, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 2021-04-09
20-0363 IN RE SHELLEY LUTHER 2021-04-09
19-0440 TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY; DANNYE HOLLEY, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITIES; EDWARD MALDONADO (A/K/A SPEARIT), IN HIS INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITIES; GABRIEL AITSEBAOMO, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL AND OFFICIAL CAPACITIES v. IVAN VILLARREAL 2021-04-16
19-0767 TEXAS PROPANE GAS ASSOCIATION v. THE CITY OF HOUSTON
Hecht Guzman Lehrmann Devine Busby Bland Huddle

Opinion
*Corrected Opinion (Jun 11, 2021)

2021-06-11
19-0701 IN RE FARMERS TEXAS COUNTY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY 2021-04-23
19-0282 WASTE MANAGEMENT OF TEXAS, INC. AND RIGOBERTO ZELAYA v. ROBERT STEVENSON 2021-04-30
19-0673 HOUSECANARY, INC. F/K/A CANARY ANALYTICS, INC. v. TITLE SOURCE, INC., REPORTERS COMMITTEE FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS, AND HOUSTON FORWARD TIMES 2021-04-30
19-1112 ARMANDO MONTELONGO, JR., REAL ESTATE TRAINING INTERNATIONAL, LLC, PERFORMANCE ADVANTAGE GROUP, INC., AND LICENSE BRANDING, LLC v. CECIL G. ABREA, ET AL. 2021-04-30
19-1122 KINDER MORGAN SACROC, LP; KINDER MORGAN CO2CO., LP; KINDER MORGAN PRODUCTION CO., LP; AND KINDER MORGAN PRODUCTION CO., LLC v. SCURRY COUNTY; SNYDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT; SCURRY COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT D/B/A WESTERN TEXAS COLLEGE; SCURRY COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT D/B/A COGDELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 2021-04-30
19-0190 CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF EL PASO (SAN LORENZO CHURCH) v. RITA PORTER, INDIVIDUALLY & AS MOTHER & NEXT FRIEND OF DAWONE PORTER, A MINOR CHILD; AMANDA GUTIERREZ, INDIVIDUALLY; ARMANDO AND YVONNE GUTIERREZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PARENTS AND NEXT FRIENDS OF ARMANDO, A MINOR CHILD; PATTY GORDON; AND DYLON GORDON 2021-05-07
19-0545 REGENCY FIELD SERVICES LLC, ET AL. v. SWIFT ENERGY OPERATING, LLC 2021-05-07
20-0071 IN RE ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY 2021-05-07
20-0075 IN RE USAA GENERAL INDEMNITY COMPANY 2021-05-07
20-0134 IN RE CITY OF GALVESTON, TEXAS 2021-05-07
20-0368 JLB BUILDERS, L.L.C. v. JOSE HERNANDEZ 2021-05-07
19-1051 EX PARTE R.P.G.P. 2021-05-14
20-0263 KENNETH D. EICHNER, P.C. v. BEN DOMINGUEZ, II, PARC CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, AND ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT INCORPORATED 2021-05-14