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TELTHORSTER v. TENNELL, 01-0074

In a suspect's suit against a police officer for injuries sustained during an arrest, the officer was entitled to official immunity where he conclusively proved, and the plaintiff failed to controvert, that he acted in good faith.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 12/15/2001
  • Decided 06/27/2002
  • Published 06/27/2002

Judges

  • Justice O'NEILL delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice PHILLIPS, Justice OWEN, Justice HANKINSON, Justice JEFFERSON, and Justice RODRIGUEZ joined.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • William S. Helfand,Kevin D. Jewell, Mangenheim, Bateman & Helfand, P.L.L.C., Steven Jon Knight, Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Martin, Houston, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Matthew J.M. Prebeg, Glover, Lewis & Prebeg, Houston, for Respondent.
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