Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Enviropower LLC v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. (Tex. App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Hanks)(domestication and enforcement of foreign judgments, exception, death penalty sanctions leading to default judgment)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Hanks
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-04-01111-CV Enviropower, L.L.C. v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
Appeal from 164th District Court of Harris County (
Hon. Martha Hill Jamison)

Environpwer LLC v. Bear, Sterns & Con. Inc. (Tex.App. Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Opinion by en banc order by Keyes)(net worth)
GRANT MOTION:
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-04-01111-CV Enviropower, L.L.C. v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
Appeal from 164th District Court of Harris County (
Judge Martha Hill Jamison)

Justice Bland wrote concurrence on en banc review in Environpower LLC v. Bear, Stern & Co. Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Concurrence by Bland)(net worth)
OPINION CONCURRING WITH THIS COURT'S JUDGMENT:
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-04-01111-CV Enviropower, L.L.C. v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
Appeal from 164th District Court of Harris County (
Honorable Martha Hill Jamison)

Hanks wrote a dissenting opinion on en banc review in Environpower LLC v. Bear, Stern & Co. Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Dissent by Hanks)(net worth, supersedeas bond)
OPINION DISSENTING TO THIS COURT'S JUDGMENT:
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-04-01111-CV Enviropower, L.L.C. v. Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
Appeal from 164th District Court of Harris County (
District Court Judge Martha Hill Jamison)

Cypress Northwest Associates, Ltd. v. Wayne Duddleston, Ltd II. (Tex.App. - Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)
(Superseding opinion by Hanks,
December 20, 2007 opinion withdrawn)
(breach of contract claim, statue of limitations, breach of restrictive covenant, sj reversed)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS:
Before Judge Wilson, Justices Hanks and Bland
01-05-00827-CV Cypress Northwest Associates, Ltd. v. Wayne Duddlesten, Ltd., and BC Alliance, Inc.
Appeal from 127th District Court of Harris County (
Hon. Sharolyn Wood)

DISMISS APPEAL: Per Curiam
Before Justices Nuchia, Hanks and Higley
01-06-00247-CV Don Avni Kaminetzky a/k/a Don K. Avni, et al. v. Fred Bonton, Jr., et al.
Appeal from 61st District Court of Harris County

General Electric Cap. Corp. v. Knapp, Jr. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Higley) (UFTA, fraudulent transfer)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Higley
Before Justices Nuchia, Hanks and Higley
01-07-00010-CV General Electric Capital Corporation v. A. John Knapp, Jr., also known as A. John Knapp
Appeal from 113th District Court of Harris County (
Hon. Patricia Hancock)

Daniels v. State (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 21, 2008)(Bland) (forfeiture, intervention, finality of order, interlocutory order, DWOJ)

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Bancorp South Bank v. Prevot No. 14-06-00302-CV (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 26, 2008)(Seymore)
(
domestication and enforcement of foreign judgments, UEFJA)
Opinion by Justice Charles Seymore
Before Justices Brock Yates, Edelman and Seymore
BancorpSouth Bank f/k/a Bank of Mississippi v. Albert Prevot
Appeal from 215th District Court of Harris County (
Judge Levi Benton)
Disposition: Reversed and Rendered

Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Hines No. 14-06-00745-CV (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 26, 2008)(Hedges)
(
employment law, age discrimination, defamation)
Opinion by Chief Justice Adele Hedges
Before Price, Chief Justice Hedges, Justice Seymore
Exxon Mobil Corporation v. Dwight Hines and Shannon Everett
Appeal from 125th District Court of Harris County (
Judge John Coselli)
Disposition: Affirmed as Modified

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