Supreme Court of Texas - June 2006 Opinion Summaries

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State of Texas v. Shumake

Supreme Court of Texas
Administrative Law, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Texas' recreational use statute does not effectively reinstate sovereign immunity for premises liability claims arising on state-owned recreational...
06/23/2006 04-0460

Guest v. Dixon

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Professional Malpractice
Dismissal, for lack of jurisdiction, of an appeal from a denial of a motion to reinstate following dismissal of a medical malpractice case for want of...
06/16/2006 04-0128

Ross v. Nat'l Ctr. for the Employment of the Disabled

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Insurance Law, M&A, Securities Law
Denial of a bill of review to set aside a default judgment against a party is reversed where the court of appeals erred in requiring a party to act...
06/16/2006 05-1082

In re Dallas Peterbilt, Ltd.

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Injury & Tort Law, Labor & Employment Law
A writ of mandamus is conditionally granted where the trial court abused its discretion in denying an employer's motion to compel arbitration of...
06/16/2006 05-0706

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. v. Mendez

Supreme Court of Texas
Evidence, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In a products liability case involving allegedly defectively manufactured tire tread, a judgment in favor of plaintiff is reversed where plaintiffs'...
06/16/2006 04-1039

City of Grapevine v. Sipes

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Government Law, Injury & Tort Law
In the context of the Texas Tort Claims Act, which provides that a governmental unit retains immunity for claims based on the absence of a traffic...
06/16/2006 04-0933

Seagull Energy E&P, Inc. v. Eland Energy, Inc.

Supreme Court of Texas
Contracts, Oil and Gas Law
In an oil and gas lease dispute, a court of appeals judgment reversing a trial court judgment in favor of an operator is reversed where an operating...
06/16/2006 04-0662

In re The Lynd Co.

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate
A court may imply the date on which a complaining party received late notice of judgment from an order granting a motion to extend post-judgment...
06/09/2006 05-0432

Univ. of Texas Med. Branch at Galveston v. Estate of Blackmon

Supreme Court of Texas
Civil Procedure, Criminal Law & Procedure, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a wrongful death and survival case brought by respondent, a deceased inmate's daughter, petitioner's interlocutory appeal from a denial of its plea...
06/09/2006 05-0594

Citizens Nat'l Bank in Waxahachie v. Scott

Supreme Court of Texas
Banking Law, Contracts, Corporation & Enterprise Law, Debt Collection
In a case involving a suit over the alleged nonpayment of a promissory note, a court of appeals' reversal of a judgment in favor of a bank is reversed...
06/09/2006 05-0454
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