Sunday, October 26, 2008

September 2008 Civil Case Opinions

Fourteenth Civil Court of Appeals Case Table for September 2008 (noteworthy opinions only) (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 2008)

Gonzalez v. In the Estate of Gonzalez (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 30, 2008)(Yates)(recusal order void, signed by judge while motion to recuse was pending)

Reardon, MD v. Nelson (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 30, 2008)(Brown)(interlocutory appeal from the trial court's denial of his motion to dismiss a medical malpractice lawsuit, sufficiency of expert reports)

Rava Square Homeowners Ass'n v. Swan (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 30, 2008)(Boyce)(DWOP reversed, motion to reinstate, default judgment)

In re Peters (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 30, 2008)(per curiam)(mandamus denied, no sworn record)

Trevino v. NVG North Village Green I Association, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 25, 2008)(Seymore) (premises liability, elevator malfunction)

In Re Hicks (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 25, 2008)(Dissent on en banc motion by Frost)(discovery disputes, privilege)

Singleton v. The City of League City, TX (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 25, 2008)(Yates)(TTCA, employee's motion to dismiss based on suit against governmental entity, mal prosecution claim)

In re Cephus (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 23, 2008)(no mandamus jurisdiction re: ineffective assistance of counsel claim)

In re TCW Global Project Fund II, Ltd (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 22, 2008)(mandamus denied re: denial of motion to dismiss based on a forum-selection clause)In re Strachan (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 11, 2008)(per curiam)

McCloskey v. McCloskey (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 9, 2008)(Hedges)(attorney's fees incurred in SAPCR litigation not child support, child support, scope of remand) Opinion by Chief Justice Adele Hedges

In Interest of DCM, LGM (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 9, 2008)(Hedges)(SAPCR modification, mischaracterization of attorney's fees as child support corrected)

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