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February 14, 2020 

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THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
Orders Pronounced February 14, 2020
 
ORDERS ON CAUSES
THE FOLLOWING CAUSE IS RESET FOR ORAL ARGUMENT:
18-1211
INNOVATIVE BLOCK OF SOUTH TEXAS, LTD. v. VALLEY BUILDERS SUPPLY, INC. D/B/A VALLEY BLOCK & BRICK; from Hidalgo County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-16-00419-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-15-18)
 
unopposed motion to reschedule oral argument granted
 
[Note: This cause has been reset for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., March 25, 2020.]
Time allotted to argue: 20/20 minutes
THE FOLLOWING CAUSE IS ABATED:
18-0350
FRANK LUCIANO AND HELENE LUCIANO v. SPRAYFOAMPOLYMERS.COM, LLC; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-16-00382-CV, 584 SW3d 44, 03-09-18)
 
[Note: This cause is removed from the Court's active docket until further order of this Court.]
ORDERS ON CASES GRANTED
THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED:
18-1134
W&T OFFSHORE, INC. v. WESLEY FREDIEU; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-16-00511-CV, 584 SW3d 200, 10-30-18)
 
[Note: This case has been set for oral argument at 9:00 a.m., March 25, 2020.]
Time allotted to argue: 20/20 minutes
 
(Justice Lehrmann not participating)
ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR REVIEW
THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
19-0115
13 HEIN, LLC AND ROBERT P. HEIN v. ANALICIA PENA DE BECERRA, FEDERICO JAVIER PENA LLANOS, LILIA LETICIA PENA DE BORREGO, HILDE PENA DE TRAD, ELSA PENA CASS, ZIMMERMAN LIMITED PARTNERSHIP NO. 1; from Webb County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-17-00007-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-27-18)
 
19-0142
JEFFREY PEACE AND CAROLINE PEACE v. ITCOA, LLC D/B/A INDEPENDENCE TITLE COMPANY, MONA MCMAHAN, AND WM. BRIAN MCMAHAN, PC; from Travis County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-16-00370-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-18-18)
 
19-0238
CATHAY BANK v. LYDA SWINERTON BUILDERS, INC.; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-17-00030-CV, 566 SW3d 836, 12-18-18)
 
2 petitions
 
(Justice Busby not participating)
 
19-0247
THE CITY OF HOUSTON v. TRI-STEM, LTD.; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-17-00545-CV, 566 SW3d 789, 11-29-18)
 
(Justice Busby not participating)
 
19-0346
MARIA LIDIA GONZALEZ, ET AL. v. ESTATE OF IDELFONSO RAMIREZ; from Zapata County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-17-00223-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-10-18)
 
2 petitions
 
19-0420
STRYKER SALES CORPORATION v. DINA CAVAZOS; from Nueces County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-17-00247-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-31-18)
 
19-0431
NOVA MUD, INC. v. SANDRA H. STALEY, INDIVIDUALLY AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF GEORGE G. STALEY, DECEASED, AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE TAX FREE TRUST FOR SANDRA H. STALEY; from Winkler County; 8th Court of Appeals District (08-17-00147-CV, 583 SW3d 728, 02-22-19)
 
19-0461
CONQUER LAND UTILITIES, LLC v. PROPEL FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC; from Hidalgo County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-18-00280-CV, 579 SW3d 485, 04-18-19)
 
(Justice Lehrmann not participating)
 
19-0529
HARKER HEIGHTS CONDOMINIUMS, LLC v. CITY OF HARKER HEIGHTS, TEXAS; from Bell County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-17-00234-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 03-28-19)
 
19-0654
EDWARD FOUSSADIER v. TRIPLE B SERVICES, LLP; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-18-00106-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 05-16-19)
 
19-0663
J.D. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES; from Comal County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-19-00187-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-25-19)
 
19-0728
SOCORRO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. JAMES HAMILTON; from El Paso County; 8th Court of Appeals District (08-18-00091-CV, 579 SW3d 831, 07-17-19)
 
19-0750
DORCAS SIMMONS v. MICHAEL SUTKER, M.D. AND SURGICAL CONSULTANTS OF DALLAS, LLC; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-00698-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-10-19)
 
19-0771
ROBERT E. MASSEY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM EARL MASSEY v. FRIEDMAN & FEIGER, LLP; from Parker County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-18-00401-CV; 02-18-00402-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-18-19)
 
19-0801
FORT WORTH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. JOSEPH PALAZZOLO; from Wise County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-18-00205-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-13-19)
 
19-0810
RENT-A-CENTER, INC. v. GLENN HEGAR, IN HIS CAPACITY AS COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KEN PAXTON, IN HIS CAPACITY AS ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-18-00247-CV, 579 SW3d 493, 04-30-19)
 
19-0832
TRINITY ORTHOPEDICS, PLLC AND LARRY KJELDGAARD, D.O. v. NOBLE ANESTHESIA PARTNERS, PLLC; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-00768-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-09-19)
 
19-0834
EX PARTE M.T.; from Orange County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-19-00016-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-16-19)
 
19-0847
LYNANN GRUMBLES v. INEOS USA, LLC, INEOS NITRILES, USA, LLC, A DIVISION OF INEOS USA, LLC, AND ARTURO XAVIER TRUJILLO; from Calhoun County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-18-00316-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-27-19)
 
19-0853
DARLENE ANN HOFFPAUIR v. ROBERT P. CORMIER, ET AL.; from Jefferson County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-18-00358-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-19-19)
 
19-0861
TINA LEA HAIGHT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF GRADY MARTIN HAIGHT, DECEASED v. KOLEY JESSEN PC, LLO, DAVID DVORAK, AND DAVID MAYER, ET AL.; from Ellis County; 10th Court of Appeals District (10-18-00057-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-12-19)
 
19-0895
DALLAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY, ET AL. v. DALLAS COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY, ET AL.; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-00916-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-26-19)
 
19-0896
IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF MATTHEW THOMAS FLOWERS AND EMMA MARY FLOWERS AND IN THE INTEREST OF E.M.F., A CHILD; from Travis County; 6th Court of Appeals District (06-19-00015-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-22-19)
 
19-0914
WILLIAM C. CURTIS AND TINA CURTIS v. JAMES HUMBERTO URBINA, M.D., AND CHRISTUS HEALTH ARK-LA-TEX D/B/A CHRISTUS ST. MICHAEL HEALTH SYSTEM; from Bowie County; 6th Court of Appeals District (06-19-00028-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-30-19)
 
(Justice Guzman not participating)
 
19-0944
KBMT OPERATION COMPANY, LLC, KBMT LICENSE COMPANY, LLC, BRIAN BURNS, JACKIE SIMIEN AND TRACY KENNICK v. MINDA LAO TOLEDO; from Orange County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-17-00265-CV, 581 SW3d 324, 06-13-19)
 
19-0947
KEVIN WAGENSCHEIN AND KIM GORDON, CO-TRUSTEES OF THE WAGENSCHEIN FAMILY TRUST II, KENNETH BUELTER, AND CAROL EDWARDS v. VIOLA L. EHLINGER, ERNA W. MUELLER, VICTOR H. WAGENSCHEIN, JANE CRAWFORD, AND VICKI WAGENSCHEIN; from De Witt County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-17-00515-CV, 581 SW3d 851, 07-11-19)
 
19-0964
ERIC LYNN BAUMGART v. PHILLIP DOUGLAS ARCHER, KPRC-TV CHANNEL 2, GRAHAM MEDIA GROUP, HOUSTON, INC., GRAHAM MEDIA GROUP, GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-18-00298-CV, 581 SW3d 819, 06-27-19)
 
19-0986
IN THE INTEREST OF G.M, A CHILD; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-19-00080-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-31-19)
 
19-0995
JAMES H. WATSON AND OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. CITY OF ALLEN, CITY OF AMARILLO, CITY OF ARLINGTON, CITY OF AUSTIN, CITY OF BALCH SPRINGS, CITY OF BALCONES HEIGHTS, CITY OF BASTROP, CITY OF BAYTOWN, CITY OF BEDFORD, CITY OF BURLESON, CITY OF CEDAR HILL, CITY OF CONROE, CITY OF COPPELL, CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI, CITY OF DALLAS, CITY OF DENTON, CITY OF DUNCANVILLE, CITY OF EL PASO, CITY OF ELGIN, CITY OF FARMERS BRANCH, CITY OF FORT WORTH, CITY OF FRISCO, CITY OF GARLAND, CITY OF GRAND PRAIRIE, CITY OF HALTOM CITY, CITY OF HUMBLE, CITY OF HURST, ET AL.; from Tarrant County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-18-00151-CV, 587 SW3d 161, 09-19-19)
 
19-1001
BULLET TRAP, LLC F/K/A BULLET TRAP, INC. v. WATERPROOF POSITIVE, LLC D/B/A ENERGY ROOFING SOLUTIONS; from Collin County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-00529-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-05-19)
 
19-1011
PAUL MURPHY v. LATTER AND BLUM OF TEXAS, LLC D/B/A REALTY ASSOCIATES; from Tarrant County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-17-00463-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-08-19)
 
19-1047
IN RE THE COMMITMENT OF STEVEN EDWARD MENDOZA; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-01202-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-16-19)
 
19-1074
JESSICA DIXON v. QUAIL RUN CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION AND PRINCIPAL MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC.; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-19-00895-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-03-19)
 
19-1089
REGENIA BECHEM v. RELIANT ENERGY RETAIL SERVICES; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-18-00878-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-29-19)
 
19-1090
CAROLYN R. DAWSON v. KEVIN PAKENHAM; from Fort Bend County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-19-00572-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-29-19)
 
20-0001
IN THE INTEREST OF L.J.G., S.A.M., AND A.C.F., CHILDREN; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-19-00347-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-18-19)
 
2 petitions
 
20-0010
IN THE INTEREST OF A.M.J., A.E.G., A.D.W., AND A.A.G.; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-19-00546-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-20-19)
 
20-0020
ERIC C. RALLS v. BRIAN FUNK; from Smith County; 12th Court of Appeals District (12-19-00016-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-31-19)
 
20-0070
IN THE INTEREST OF A.E., A CHILD; from Denton County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-19-00173-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-07-19)
 
20-0076
IN THE INTEREST OF A.M.T., A CHILD; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-19-00585-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-18-19)
 
2 petitions
 
20-0083
IN THE INTEREST OF J.A.V., JR.; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-19-00455-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-18-19)
ORDERS ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING
THE MOTIONS FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
18-1156
MISSION CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT AND TEXAS COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION v. DR. MARIA SOLIS; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-18-00245-CV, 562 SW3d 591, 08-22-18)
 
19-0664
HILDA GONZALEZ GARZA v. THE PRUNEDA LAW FIRM, PLLC; from Hidalgo County; 13th Court of Appeals District (13-18-00222-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-06-19)
 
19-0731
TOMA INTEGRITY, INC., AND JOHN DIAL v. WINDERMERE OAKS WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION; from Burnet County; 6th Court of Appeals District (06-19-00005-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-21-19)
 
19-0940
RUTH TORRES v. DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, MARIE DIAZ, MARK GALVAN, AND PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE, INC.; from Dallas County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-00675-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-29-19)
THE MOTION FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING DISCIPLINARY APPEAL IS DENIED:
19-0703
IN RE BILAL AHMED KHALEEQ (60812)
MISCELLANEOUS
THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS ARE DENIED:
19-0670
IN RE WELLBORN TIRE COMPANY AND MARK WOODSON GARNEY; from Brazoria County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-19-00407-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-18-19)
 
relators' motion for emergency temporary relief denied
 
19-0990
IN RE CYNTHIA CHEBULTZ; from Burnet County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-19-00651-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-04-19)
 
19-1046
IN RE TREATMENT EQUIPMENT COMPANY, JANICE V. SMITH AND BRUCE S. SMITH; from Denton County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-19-00354-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-07-19)
 
19-1062
IN RE WILLIAM M. WINDSOR; from Ellis County; 10th Court of Appeals District (10-14-00355-CV; 10-14-00392-CV; 10-15-00069-CV; 10-15-00092-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 08-28-19)
 
19-1066
IN RE PHYLLIS J. MORGAN; from Harris County; 1st Court of Appeals District (01-19-00639-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 09-17-19)
 
relator's motion for emergency stay denied
 
19-1095
IN RE GARY OATMAN; from Bell County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-19-00733-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-06-19)
 
20-0021
IN RE WESLEY PERKINS; from Travis County
THE DECISION OF THE BOARD OF DISCIPLINARY APPEALS IN THE FOLLOWING APPEAL IS AFFIRMED:
19-0383
KASEY CATHRYN KRUMMEL v. COMMISSION FOR LAWYER DISCIPLINE (60731)