The Texas Supreme Court issued 11 decisions, all but three of them per curiam, with this week’s orders. They are:
In re H.V. (No. 06-0005), a juvenile justice case involving the suppression of evidence and appellate review under Section 56.03(b) of the Texas Family Code.
Lewis v. Funderburk (No. 06-0518), resolving a 12-2 split among the intermediate courts of appeals and concluding that those courts have jurisdiction to review allegedly inadequate expert reports in health care liability cases.
Following Lewis and reversing contrary decisions from the Fort Worth and Waco courts, the supreme court issued per curiam opinions in Moore v. Gatica (No. 07-0094), Diaz-Rohena v. Melton (No. 07-0173) (which actually came from the First District), Center for Neurological Disorders, P.A. v. George (No. 07-0174), Collini v. Pustejovsky (No. 07-0227), Graham Oaks Care Center, Inc. v. Farabee (No. 07-0228), Danos v. Rittger (No. 07-0312), Hill Regional Hospital v. Runnels (No. 07-0368), and Metwest Inc. v. Rodriguez (No. 07-0422).
Medical City Dallas, Ltd. v. Carlisle Corp. (No. 06-0660), holding that an action for breach of warranty is a claim for breach of contract for which Chapter 38 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code permits recovery of attorney’s fees.
Osler McCarthy’s detailed summaries are available here.