Decisions of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston 2007
Also see --> First Court of Appeals (Tex.App. 2007)

Appellate Judges on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals

Chief Justice Adele Hedges | Justice John Anderson | Justice Richard Edelman | Justice Wanda Fowler
Justice Eva M. Guzman | Justice J. Harvey Hudson | Justice Charles W. Seymore  | Justice Kem Thompson Frost
Justice Leslie Brock Yates | Also see --> 2007 First Court of Appeals Cases   | Home Page  

Civil Case Table: Appeals with signed or per curiam opinions released in 2007

December 2007

Rakowski v Committe to Protect Clear Creek Village (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 20,
2007)(Plurality opinion by Edelman)(
real estate law, title, deed restrictions, restrictive covenants,
commercial use, recreational use) Justice
Frost wrote separately in Rakowski v Committee to Protect
Clear Creek Village (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 20, 2007)(Concurring and Dissenting Opinion)
Haaksman v. Diamond Offshore (Bermuda), Ltd (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 20,
2007)(Anderson) (foreign judgment, domestication, in personam jurisdiction)
Douglas v. Moody Gardens, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 20, 2007)(Seymore)
PI workers comp, course and scope of employment, estoppel)
In Re Lone Star RV Sales (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 20, 2007)(per curiam) (plenary jurisdiction
Supermercado Teloloapan, Inc. v. City of Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 18,
government entities, regulation, declaratory judgment, UDJA)
Loredana Enterprises, Inc. v. Rewards Network Services, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 18,
2007)(Seymore) (biz litigation, BoC, personal guaranty, joint and several liability, admission of evidence,
business records)
Fedgess Shopping Centers, Ltd. v. MNC SSP, Inc. (Tex.App. Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 18,
2007)(Hedges) (
real estate law, escrow funds)
In Re Julius Thompson (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 18, 2007)(per curiam) (mandamus denied,
order for genetic testing)
In Re Collins (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 17, 2007)(Guzman)(amicus attorney, representation of
minor in wrongful death action involving mother)
In re JHS (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 17, 2007)(access to child's medical, psych. records)
Allstate Indemnity Co. v. Hadley Medical Clinic (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 13, 2007)(Hedges)
(PI settlement, third-party beneficiary, quasi-estoppel)
Costello v. Bank of America (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 11, 2007)(Seymore) (employment law
discharge, SJ, worker's comp. retaliation)
Graves v. Chief Mack (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 11, 2007)(Frost)(public employment,
termination, discharge)
Saturn Capital Corp. v. City of Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 11, 2007)(Anderson)
government entities sovereign immunity, grant of plea to the jurisdiction reversed, illegal fee, invalid lien)

November 2007

Williams v. Williams (Tex.App.- Houston [Nov. 29, 2007)(Fowler)(divorce litigation, prenuptial agreement)
Edelman dissented in Williams v. Williams (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Nor. 29, 2007)
Wilson-Everett v. Christus St. Joseph (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Nov. 29, 2007)(Edelman)(HCLC,
expert report, constitutional challenge)
Frost concurred in Wilson-Everett v. Christus St. Joseph (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Nov. 29,
2007)(Concurring Opinion by Justice Frost)
Resource Health Services v. Acucare Health Strategies (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Nov. 29,
2007)(Frost)(domestication and enforcement of foreign judgment, no judgment attached, DWOJ)
Looper v. HCCS (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 29, 2007)(Hedges)(public employment, BoC,
defamation, IIED,  Whistleblower Act, WBA)
Cain v. Cain (Tex.App - Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 29, 2007)(Anderson)(divorce, SAPCR alcohol)
Cantu-Garciz v. Epernay Community ( (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 29, 2007)(per
curiam)(untimely notice of appeal, DWOJ)
Wilson v. Braeburn Presbyterian Church (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 27, 2007)(by
Edelman)(premises liability, slip and fall suit)
Justice Yates wrote concurring opinion
FInley v. U-Haul Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 20, 2007)(Edelman)(negligence, forseeability)
The Landing Council of Co-Owners v. Durham (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 20,
DTPA, jury, exemplary damages award deleted)
Anglo-Dutch Petro Int. Inc. v. Smith (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 20, 2007)(Edelman)(breach of
contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, exemplary damages)
In Re: Ashley Paige Benton (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 16, 2007)(Guzman)(first amendment,
free speech, gag order in teen's murder case undone by mandamus)
Loewe v. Trammell Crow Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 15, 2007)(plurality opinion by
commercial lease, DTPA, fraud)
McCoy v. North Forest ISD (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 15,2 007)(per curiam)(motion to
reinstate, appellate time-table, DWOJ)
Galveston I.S.D. v. Jaco (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 15, 2007)(Hedges)(public employment,
governmental entities, interlocutory appeal not authorized by statute, appeals dismissed for want of
Lively v. Henderson (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 13, 2007)(Anderson)(breach of contract,
fiduciary duty, release)
Dunaway v. Dunaway (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 13, 2007)(Anderson)(divorce law, indefinite
spousal maintenance)
In Interest of S.R.L (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 8, 2007)(Yates)(termination of parental rights
In Re Studio 8 Floors & Walls, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 8, 2007)(per curiam)(arbitration
Simplified Development Corp. v. Garfield (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 6,
employment law, breach of contract)
Smith v. TDCJ (Tex.App.- Houston -14th Dist.] Nov. 6, 2007)(Hedges)(governmental entity law, wrongful
death, electrocuted inmate, TTCA, sovereign immunity bars claim)
Casarez v. Alltec Construction Co., Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 6,
construction law, breach of contract, prior breach by plaintiff, excuse, DTPA)
Patel v. Williams (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 6, 2007)(Seymore)(HCLC, medical malpractice,
sufficiency of expert report)
AVCO Corp. v. Interstate Southwest (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 1, 2007)(Guzman)(commercial
law, standing, capacity, indemnity, declaratory judgment, proof of actual damages)
Elloway v. Pate (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 1, 2007)(Hudson)(business organization law,
shareholder class action, breach of fiduciary duty, BoFD, legal standing)
In Re Igloo Products Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 1, 2007)(Frost)(arbitration mandamus
McMenemy v. Holden (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 1, 2007)(Guzman)(HCLC, expert report)
De Vries v. De Vries (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 1, 2007)(per curiam)(joint motion to reverse
and remand granted)

October  2007

In Interest of C.A.M.M.(Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist] Oct. 30, 2007)(Guzman)(SAPCR, nonparent
Concurring Opinion by Justice Frost in In Interest of CAMM
Alobaidi v. UT HSCH (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30, 2007)(Frost)(public employment, retaliatory
Tellez v. Allstate Texas Lloyds (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30, 207)(Edelman)(insurance
coverage, contractual and extra-contractual claims)
Sandel v. ATP Oil & Gas Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30, 2007)(Yates)(employment, stock
options plan, promissory estoppel)
Studebaker Worthington Leasing Corp. v. Texas Shutters Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30,
2007)(Edelman)(enforcement of foreign judgment, collateral attack)
Design Electric v. Cadence McShane Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30,
207)(Seymore)(construction contract, unclean hands)
Prairie View A&M Univ. v. Dickens (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30, 2007)(Frost)(jurisdiction,
individual capacity claims, official capacity claims, sovereign immunity)
Heiskell v. Kendrick (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Hedges)(SAPCR, grandparent
City of Alvin v. Zindle (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Hedges)(UDJA, tax foreclosure, real
estate and tax law)
Carpenter v. Exelon Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Edelman)(special appearance)
Baltzer v. Medina (Tex.App- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 25, 2007)(per curiam)(SAPCR, motion to modify)
Bosch v. Provident American Life and Health Ins. Co. (Tex. App. [14th Dist.] Oct. 25, 2007)(op. on
rehearing by Justice Hedges)(
Insurance cancellation, coverage denial, no FoF)
In Re McCormick (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 25, 2007)(per curiam)(divorce property division
enforcement, receiver)
Southtex 66 Pipeline Co. v. Spoor (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct 23, 2007)(Fowler)(UDJA,
easement, trespass to try title)
Mohindra v. Mohindra (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 23, 2007)(Fowler)(divorce, fault grounds,
division of community property, retirement division)
Wilson v. Aames Capital Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 23, 2007)(Edelman)
real estate transactions, judicial foreclosure, home)
Heiskell v. Kendrick (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Hedges)(SAPCR, grandparent
City of Alvin v. Zindle (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Hedges)(UDJA, tax foreclosure, real
estate and tax law)
Carpenter v. Exelon Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 26, 2007)(Edelman)(special appearance)
Tsertos v. Yammine (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 18, 2007)(Hudson)(construction law, mechanics  
Markette v. X-ray X-Press (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 18, 2007)(Yates)(Substitute opinion on
rehearing)(special appearance, no personal jurisdiction)
In Re Citizens Supporting Metro Solutions, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist,] Oct. 18, 2007)(Seymore)
discovery dispute)
Bartee v. BCM (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 16, 2007)(Frost)(workplace injury, construction,
subcontractor, dangerous condition)
Greene v. Glass (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 16, 2007)(Fowler)
real estate transactions, probate law, conveyance without deed, parol gift, statute of frauds)
Hardee v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 16, 2007)(Anderson)
Inliner Americas, Inc. v. Macomb Funding Group, LLC (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 16,
2007)(Guzman)(deadline for filing permissive interlocutory appeal)
Dissenting Opinion by Chief Justice
Maguire Oil Co. v. City of Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Seymore)(plea to the
jurisdiction reversed, ripeness, exhaustion)
Lee v. Palacios (Tex.App- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Seymore)
Ayres Welding Co., Inc. v. Conoco, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Edelman)
Ghia v. AMEX (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Seymore)
Walgreen Co. v. Hieger (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Yates)(HCLC, expert report)
Dissenting Opinion by Justice Seymore
Johnson v. Moody International (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Hedges)(employment law,
retaliatory discharge,
workers compensation claim)
In Interest of M.A. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 4, 2007)(Mirabal)(termination, jury trial)
Glaser v. Glaser (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 4, 2007)(per curiam)(joint motion to reverse)
Armstrong v. Harris (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 2, 2007)(Yates)(forcible detainer)
Anglo-Dutch Petro Int., Inc. v. Littlemill Ltd. (Tex.App.- [14th Dist.] Oct. 2, 2007)(Anderson)(breach of
contract, attorneys' fees)
Concurring Opinion by Justice Fowler (disagreement on attorney's fee issue)

September 2007

Chrismon v. Brown (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(Frost)(negligence, sports injury)
Dissenting Opinion by Justice Edelman (inherent risk standard)
Thomas-Smith v. Mackin (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(Edelman)(defamation)
Adair v. Veritas (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(substitute opinion by Frost)(seismic
survey property damage claim)
End Users, Inc. v. System Supply for End Users, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27,
2007)(Yates)(breach of contract, attorney's fees)
Barrick v. CRT Disaster Services (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(Hudson)(check fraud,
MNT, unpleaded claim)
Canada v. Telen's Marine & Fuel, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(Anderson)(special
appearance, PI-auto)
Pain Care Center, Inc. v. O'Connor & Hannan, LLP (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 25,
2007)(Hedges)(legal malpractice, sanctions)
John Hopkins Univ. v. Nath, M.D. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 25, 2007)(Fowler)
In the Matter of C.R.G. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 20, 2007)(Guzman)(juvenile adjudication,
Maxwell v. Siefert (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 18, 2007)(Seymore)
Atu v. Slaugher (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 13, 2007)(Frost)(homeowner law, home owners
association, foreclosure sale, excess proceeds, interpleader)
In Re Intercare Hospital (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 13, 2007)(per curiam)
(discovery mandamus, assertion of privilege, privilege log)
Weldon-Francke v. Fisher (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 11, 2007)(Frost)
(personal jurisdiction, special appearance, legal malpractice suit)
Bank Repossessed Car Co. v. Who's Calling, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 4, 2007
In Re Shipman (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 4, 2007)(per curiam)(CPS, termination of parental

August 2007

In Interest of D.H. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Guzman)(termination or parental rights,
ineffective assistance of counsel claim overruled)
Mallios v. Standard Ins. Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Mirabal)(limitations, res
judicata, collateral estoppel)
Concurring and Dissenting Opinion by Justice Frost (appellate sanctions)
Lazo v. RSI International, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Fowler)(insurance policy
In Interest of C.L.S. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Guzman)(termination of parental
Boston Medical Group v. Ellis (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Frost)(special appearance,
medical malpractice, failed penis repair)
Pierson v. Reynolds (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Fowler)(forcible detainer, possession)
Markette v. X-Ray (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Yates)
(special appearance sustained on appeal, no personal jurisdiction)
Parker v. Walton (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 28, 2007)(Yates)(divorce, lis pendens, sanctions)
El Sabor De Mi Tierra, Inc. v. Atascocita (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 28, 2007)(corrected opinion
by Hedges)(
commercial lease)
In re Holcomb (Tex.App.- Houston [Aug. 28, 2007)(per curiam)
[mandamus against JP denied]
Lone Star Heating Treating Co., Ltd. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug.
23, 2007)(Seymore)(
insurance law, coverage dispute, exclusion, BoC, attorney's fees)
Solutioneers Consulting, LTD. v. Gulf Greyhound Partners, LTD (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug 23,
2007)(Yates)(fraud, BoC, excuse)
Thomas v. Thomas (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 23, 2007)(Seymore)(bill of review denied,
divorce, nonmarital child)
Aldridge v. Avara (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 21, 2007)(Yates)
(breach of contract, sale of motor home)
El Sabor De Mi Tierra, Inc. v. Atascocita/Boone JV (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 21,
commercial lease, landlord-tenant, affidavit)
Halla v. Halla (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 21, 2007)(Hedges)(SAPCR, MTM, mediated settlement
Goss v. Kellogg Brown and Root, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 16, 2007)(Edelman)(personal
injury, industrial accident, explosion)
Concurring Opinion by Justice Frost  
Melasky as GAL v. City of Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 16, 2007)(Yates)
guardian attorney ad litem fee, law of the case, minors, remand, scope of mandate)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Brock Yates
Bosch v. Provident American Life and Health Ins. Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 16,
2007)(Hedges) (
insurance coverage denial, policy cancellation, multiple appeals, remand, law of the case)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Chief Justice Hedges
Tx Dep't of Public Safety v. Grisham (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 16, 2007)(Seymore)(TTCA,
sovereign immunity, plea to the jurisdiction)
Beatty v. Holmes (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 14, 2007)(Seymore) (probate law, right to
survivorship, securities)
Holmes v. Holmes (Tex. App. Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 14, 2007)(Seymore)
(probate law, spouses, right to survivorship)
In the Matter of T.A.W. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 9, 2007)(Edelman)(juvenile proceeding, sex
assault, jurisdiction, offender's age)
Concurring Opinion by Justice Frost
Adair v. Veritas (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Sep. 27, 2007)(substitute opinion by Frost)
Adair v. Veritas DGC Land, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.} Aug. 9, 2007)(superseded opinion by
Fowler)(seismic survey damage alleged, summary judgment affirmed, motion for continuance)
Henrixson v. U-Haul Co. of Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 9, 2007)(Hudson)(negligence,
injury by truck, summary judgment reversed, material fact issues)
Green v. Quality Dialysis One LP (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 7, 2007)(Anderson)
employment law, contract, discovery prior to summary judgment)
Choice Acquisition No. Two Inc. v. Noesi (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 7, 2007)(Guzman)
real estate law, title dispute, apartment complex)
Lentino MD v. Frost National Bank (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 2, 2007)(Anderson)(bill of review)
In re Thomas Neveu (Tex.App.-Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 2, 2007)(per curiam)

July 2007

Bergman v. Minnie Martin Daugherty (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 31, 2007)(Yates)(premises
liability, theft)
Williams Consolidated I,  v. TIG Ins. Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 31, 2007)(Frost)(insurance
law, duty to defend, indemnify)
City of Houston v. Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 31,
2007)(Guzman)(BoC, sovereign immunity)
Forrester v. Emmanuel Ginn, A&R Transport, Inc., (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 26, 2007)(First,
superseded opinion by Hedges)(DWOJ, restricted appeal) New opinion issued Jan. 10, 2008 see -->

Forrester v. Ginn
(Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jan. 20, 2008)(substitute majority op. on rehearing by
Hedges)(DWOP dismissal reversed in restricted appeal, no notice of intent to dismiss)
Page v. Hulse (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 26, 2007)(Hedges)(breach of lease)
Damian Chaupin, M.D. v. Melissa Schroeder (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 26,
2007)(Hedges)(HCLC, ILA, expert report)
Tex Star Motors Inc. v. Regal Finance Corporation (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 19,
2007)(Edelman)(breach of contract))
Approx. $1,589.00 v. State (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 19, 2007)(Seymore)(forfeiture)
Thomas v. Alford (Tex.App.- Houston, Jul 19, 2007)(Edelman)(HCLC)
In Interest of HBNS, (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 17, 2007)(Anderson)
Bolton v. Schultz (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 17, 2007)(Anderson)
Moon v. Lesikar (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 10, 2007)(Hudson)(family trust, standing)
Concurring Opinion by Justice Guzman in Moon v. Lesikar (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 10,
2007)(Guzman, concurring)
Harris County v. Gerber (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 10, 2007)(Hudson)(TTCA, premises defect)
In Re Citizens Supporting Metro Solutions, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 10,
discovery mandamus denied)
In Re P&O Ports, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 10, 2007)(per curiam denial)
Malekzadeh v. Rebecca Malekzadeh (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 3, 2007)(Hudson)(divorce)
In Re Mohammed Malekzadeh (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 3, 2007)(Hudson)(mandamus)
McLendon v. Detoto (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 3, 2007)(Hudson)(malpractice legal)
The State of Texas v. Fiesta Mart, Inc (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 3, 2007)(Hudson)(plea to the

June 2007

Fort Bend County, Texas v. The Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Company (Tex.App.- Houston
[14th Dist.] Jun. 21, 2007(Hudson)(Condemnation, reimbursement, plea to the jurisdiction)
Memorial Hermann Healthcare Systems v. Burrell (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 28,
2007)(Anderson)(HCLC, ILA)
Morris Hartis, Jr. v. Century Furniture Industries Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 28,
2007)(Guzman)(payment dispute)
Abraham v. Union Pacific Railroad Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 28, 2007)(Hedges)(toxic tort,
causation issue)
Landaverde v. Centurion Capital Corporation (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 28,
2007)(Hedges)(credit card debt suit)
Hart v. Estate of Robert Humbe Smith, III (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 28, 2007)(per curiam
In Re: Roger A. Vidales (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 21, 2007(per curiam denial)(DNA testing
El-Khoury v. Kheir (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jun. 14, 2007)(Radack)(defamation)
Separate Opinion by Justice Keyes
Evans v. MIPTT, LLC dba East Coast Buffet (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jun 14, 2007)(food poisoning
GE Capital Corp. v. ICO, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 12, 2007)(Fowler)(garnishment of
Dissenting Opinion by Justice Edelman
In re Woody K. Lesikar (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 7, 2007)(per curiam)(writ of prohibition)
In Re Brownhill (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 7, 2007)(Edelman)(child support contempt)
Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance Company of America v. Criaco (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 7,
2007)(Frost)(auto-PI, UIM coverage, workers comp, standing, attorneys fees)
Dissenting Opinion by Justice Edelman in Yasuda Fire and Marine Ins. Co. of America v. Criaco (standing)
In re Woody K. Lesikar (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 7, 2007)(per curiam)(writ of
prohibition)(supersedeas, contempt)
In Re Brownhill (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 7, 2007)(Edelman)(child support contempt)
Stevens v. The Anatolian Shepherd Dog Club of America, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 5,
2007)(Fowler)(association law)
Sap Trading, Inc v. Mohammed Sohani (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 5, 2007)(Edelman)
(attorney's fees, postjudgment interest)
In re: Salvador Zavala (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 5, 2007)(per curiam denial)(inmate suit)

May 2007

Dilston House Condominium Association v. White  (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 19,
2007)(Mirabal)(homeowner law, attorneys' fees, condominium declarations, bylaws)
Awalt Group, Inc. v. M Power Entertainment (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 19, 2007)(Hudson)(suit
on sworn account suit, special exception, motion for summary judgment, statute of limitations)
Vazquez v. Maria Vazquez (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 19, 2007)(Seymore)(divorce, restricted
appeal of default judgment)
Deep Water Slender Wells, LTD v. Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc  (Tex.App.-
Houston [14th Dist.] May 19, 2007)(Frost)(business litigation, business torts, foreign
forum selection
clause enforced)
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