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ST. JOSEPH HOSP. v. WOLFF, 99-1192

In claims against a teaching hospital based on a resident's negligent treatment of a patient, no evidence supported jury findings of joint enterprise, joint venture, "mission" or non-employee respondeat superior, or ratification, and evidence proved that the resident was acting as the borrowed employee of the medical institution supervising him.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/05/2002
  • Published 11/06/2002


  • Justice MOSELEY 1 delivered the judgment of the Court in which Chief Justice PHILLIPS, Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, Justice O'NEILL, and Justice JEFFERSON joined, and an opinion in which Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, and Justice JEFFERSON joined.


  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • For Appellant:
  • Reagan Wm. Simpson,Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, Stephanie A. Smith, Fulbright & Jaworski, Austin, for Petitioner.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael Ernest Archuleta, Michelle Mei-Hsue Cheng, Bill Whitehurst, Whitehurst Harkness Ozmun & Archuleta, Pamela Stanton Baron, Austin, for Respondents.
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