Supreme Court

February 23, 2018 

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THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
Orders Pronounced February 23, 2018
 
ORDERS ON CAUSES
16-0297
SCI TEXAS FUNERAL SERVICES, INC. v. CODY NELSON; from Brown County; 11th Court of Appeals District (11-13-00334-CV, 484 SW3d 248, 01-29-16)
 
The Court affirms the court of appeals' judgment.

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.
16-0457
THE STATE OF TEXAS v. BERNARD MORELLO; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-15-00428-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 05-06-16)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and reinstates the trial court's judgment.

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined.

Justice Blacklock did not participate.
16-0607
IN RE MARION SHIPMAN; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-16-00345-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-08-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 52.8(c), without hearing oral argument, the Court conditionally grants the writ of mandamus.

Per Curiam Opinion
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16-0682
IN RE ANDREW SILVER; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-16-00774-CV, 500 SW3d 644, 08-17-16)
 
stay order issued September 13, 2016, lifted
 
The Court conditionally grants the writ of mandamus.

Justice Devine delivered the opinion of the Court.
 
(Justice Guzman not sitting)
16-0854
HIAWATHA HENRY, ADDIE HARRIS, MONTRAY NORRIS, AND ROOSEVELT COLEMAN, JR., ON BEHALF OF THEMSELVES AND FOR ALL OTHER SIMILARLY SITUATED v. CASH BIZ, LP, CASH ZONE, LLC D/B/A CASH BIZ, AND REDWOOD FINANCIALS, LLC; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-15-00469-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-27-16)
 
The Court affirms the court of appeals' judgment.

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined.

Justice Blacklock did not participate.
16-0890
SHAMROCK PSYCHIATRIC CLINIC, P.A. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, KYLE JANEK, MD, EXECUTIVE COMMISSIONER AND DOUGLAS WILSON, INSPECTOR GENERAL; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-15-00349-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-10-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.

Per Curiam Opinion

Justice Blacklock did not participate.
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16-0909
IN THE INTEREST OF C.J.N.-S. AND J.C.N.-S.; from Bexar County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-14-00729-CV, 501 SW3d 646, 07-21-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.

Per Curiam Opinion
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16-0922
ALTESSE HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS, INC. AND SHAWNA BOUDREAUX v. ALLEN WILSON AND BECKY WILSON; from Collin County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-15-00906-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-23-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.

Per Curiam Opinion
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16-1018
ALEXANDER DUBOSE JEFFERSON & TOWNSEND LLP v. CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY, L.P.; from Montgomery County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-14-00313-CV, 503 SW3d 1, 09-29-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.

Per Curiam Opinion

Justice Blacklock did not participate.
 
(Justice Lehrmann not sitting)
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17-0107
C. BORUNDA HOLDINGS, INC. v. LAKE PROCTOR IRRIGATION AUTHORITY OF COMANCHE COUNTY, TEXAS; from Comanche County; 11th Court of Appeals District (11-15-00057-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-22-16)
 
Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.

Per Curiam Opinion
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ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR REVIEW
THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
16-0206
WHITE LION HOLDINGS, L.L.C. v. THE STATE OF TEXAS; from Travis County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-14-00104-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-24-15)
 
17-0576
VOZARRON, INC. v. HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-16-00224-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-26-16)
 
as redrafted
 
17-0897
TERRENCE MARK GORE v. CEDAR HILL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND MICHAEL L. WILLIAMS, COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-16-00460-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-13-17)
 
as redrafted
 
17-1004
ALGARIE GRAHAM v. JAMES SCOTT, ROHINI LEASING, LLC, AND TEXAS CONCRETE ENTERPRISE READY MIX, INC.; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-16-00616-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-17-17)
 
17-1052
TOMMY ERNEST SWATE, M.D. v. TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-15-00815-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-31-17)
 
18-0041
CARLOS & PARNELL, M.D., P.A. v. RAMANA JONES, M.D.; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-17-00329-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-31-17)
 
18-0043
METHODIST RICHARDSON MEDICAL CENTER AND METHODIST HEALTH SYSTEM FOUNDATION v. DEBBIE WHEELER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF LARRY J. WHEELER, KIM ADAMS, AND KRISTIE STEWART; from Collin County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-17-00332-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-07-17)
 
18-0094
IN THE INTEREST OF I.C.C., D.C., D.R., R.R., A.R., E.R., J.R., AND M.R., MINOR CHILDREN; from San Patricio County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-17-00428-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 01-04-18)
 
request to withdraw as counsel granted
 
18-0110
IN THE INTEREST OF F.L.H. IV AND D.H., MINOR CHILDREN; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-17-00425-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-27-17)
 
18-0111
IN THE INTEREST OF M.P. AND S.J.P., CHILDREN; from Bee County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-17-00500-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 02-08-18)
 
18-0118
IN THE INTEREST OF M.L.C., A CHILD; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-17-00459-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-27-17)
ORDERS ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING
THE MOTION FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR REVIEW IS DENIED:
17-0935
BEXAR-MEDINA-ATASCOSA COUNTIES WATER CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 1 v. BANDERA COUNTY RIVER AUTHORITY AND GROUNDWATER DISTRICT; from Bandera County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-16-00536-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-13-17)
MISCELLANEOUS
THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS IS DENIED:
18-0125
IN RE MARK HYLAND; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-18-00033-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 02-15-18)
 
motion for emergency stay denied