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APPEALS FROM JUDGE CAGLE'S COURT DECIDED 2008
AND EARLIER

Cook v. Missionary Village Apartments (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Dec. 19, 2008)(Nuchia) (eviction appeal)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Nuchia  
Before Justices Nuchia, Alcala and Hanks
01-07-00279-CV  Damini Cook v. Missionary Village Apartments
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
Hon. Jack Cagle   

TransAmerica Occidental Life Ins. Co. v. Rapid Settlements (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Dec. 18, 2008)(Bland)
(
arbitration, no agreement to arbitrate, nonsignatories)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00137-CV  TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company and TransAmerica Annuity Service
Corporation v. Rapid Settlements
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  

The Travis Law Firm v. Woodson Wholesale (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 21, 2008)(Frost)
(
attorney's fees litigation, small amount of damages recovered, excessive attorney fee demand denied)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Frost  
Before Justices Frost, Seymore and Brown
14-07-00204-CV The Travis Law Firm, A Professional Corporation v. Woodson Wholesale Inc.
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: R. Jack Cagle  

Bowie v. ASAP Motors (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 9, 2008)(Bland
(
pro se appeal, DWOP dismissal)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Judge Wilson, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00730-CV Kenneth Bowie v. ASAP Motors
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  

Farragut Financial, et al. v. Capital One Auto (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Sep. 25, 2008) (Bland) (auto financing,
no
contract formation, no meeting of the minds on terms)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Jane Bland  
Before Justices Taft, Jennings and Bland
01-07-00497-CV Farragut Financial, et al v. Capital One Auto, et al
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  

State of Texas v. Clear Channel Outdoor (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Sep. 11, 2008)(Bland) (inverse
condemnation, state's plea to the jurisdiction overruled) billboard litigation cases)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Justices Taft, Jennings and Bland
01-07-00353-CV  The State of Texas v. Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:  Hon. Jack Cagle

Metro v. Harris County (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Aug. 26, 2008)(Fowler)
(
workers comp subrogation)
AFFIRMED IN PART; REVERSED & REMANDED IN PART: Opinion by
Justice Fowler  
Before Justices Fowler, Frost and Seymore
14-06-00513-CV  Metropolitan Transport  Authority v. Harris County, Texas
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: R. Jack Cagle

In re H & R Block Financial Advisors, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Aug. 28, 2008)(Guzman) (arbitration
mandamus, waiver argument)
MOTION OR WRIT GRANTED: Opinion by
Justice Guzman  
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Frost and Guzman
14-08-00450-CV In Re H & R Block Financial Advisors, Inc.
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:  R. Jack Cagle

Burris and Wheelchair & Scooter Express, LLC v. Metro of Harris County (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Aug. 14,
2008)(Keyes) (
inverse condemnation case, taking, ingress easement)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Keyes  
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Alcala
01-06-00981-CV James R. Burris and Wheelchair & Scooter Express, L.L.C. v. Metropolitan Transit Authority
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle

TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company v. Rapid Settlements (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] July 3,
2008)(Bland) (
restricted appeal, confirmation of arbitration award against nonparty was error)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00137-CV TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company and TransAmerica Annuity Service
Corporation v. Rapid Settlements
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  

Nguyen v. JP Morgan Chase Bank (Tex.App. Houston [14th Dist.] May 22, 2008)(Anderson) (personal guaranty
for
debt on business line of credit enforced)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Anderson  
Before Justices Brock Yates, Anderson and Brown
14-07-00086-CV Thu Mong Nguyen v. JP Morgan Chase Bank
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: R. Jack Cagle

Ahmed v. Metro (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 20, 2008)(Hedges)
(
inverse condemnation, takings claim)
REVERSED AND REMANDED: Opinion by
Chief Justice Hedges  
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Boyce
14-07-00739-CV Syed Ahmed v. Metropolitan Transit Authority
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: R. Jack Cagle

Bennett Truck Transport, LLC v. William Brothers Construction (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] May 22, 2008)
(Yates) (common carrier liability, equitable
subrogation, sj reversed)
REVERSED AND REMANDED: Opinion by Justice Brock Yates  
Before Justices Brock Yates, Fowler and Guzman
14-06-00923-CV Bennett Truck Transport, LLC v. William Brothers Construction
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: R. Jack Cagle

Vasquez v. Hildenbrand (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Apr. 24, 2008)(Keyes) [auto PI, negligence, recusal motion
denied]
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Keyes
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Alcala
01-06-01067-CV Nancy Vasquez v. Brenda Hildenbrand
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  
RDI Mechanical v. WPVA LP (Tex. App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Apr. 3, 2008)(Alcala)(foreclosure)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Alcala
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Alcala
01-06-00962-CV RDI Mechanical v. WPVA LP, et al
Appeal from Co Civil Ct at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle

Grayson v. Anselmo (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Mar. 11 2008) (Brown)
(
premises liability, suit, slip and fall, summary judgment for defendant affirmed)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Brown
14-06-01073-CV Ronald Grayson v. Joseph Anselmo, Individually and D/B/A Joe's Barber Shop
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial court judge: Hon. R. Jack Cagle

Hudson & Keyse, LLC v. Gipson (Tex.App. - Houston [1st Dist.] Jan. 31, 2008)(Jennings)
(
credit card debt suit, DWOP, substitute service)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Jennings
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00380-CV Hudson & Keyse, L.L.C. v. Lavern W. Gipson and Emmett Gipson
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. Jack Cagle)

The Cadle Co. v. Bray, No.  01-06-00899-CV (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jan. 24, 2008)(Alcala) (jurisdiction,
default judgment, dormant judgment, res judicata)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Elsa Alcala
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Alcala and Bland
The Cadle Company v. Roy H. Bray
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge Jack Cagle)

Executive Mortgage and Financial Services, Inc. v. Gallup (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Dec. 20, 2007)(per
curiam) (
reporter's record unavailable, new trial granted, judgment set aside)
SET ASIDE TC JUDGMENT AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR RENDITION OF JUDGMENT IN ACCORDANCE
WITH PARTIES' AGREEMENT: Per Curiam
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Alcala and Bland
01-06-00761-CV Executive Mortgage and Financial Services., Inc. v. Charles E. Gallup
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge R. Jack Cagle)

Allstate Indemnity Co. v. Hadley Medical Clinic (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 13, 2007)(Hedges)
(
auto PI, personal injury settlement, third-party beneficiary, quasi-estoppel)
REVERSED AND REMANDED: Opinion by Chief Justice Hedges
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Seymore
14-06-00436-CV Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company v. Hadley
Medical Clinic, Hampton Medical Clinic, Imperial Valley Medical Clinic, and Southwest Houston Physician Center
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (R. Jack Cagle)

St. Raphael Medical Clinic, Inc. Mint Medical Pysician Staffing (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 25, 2007)
(Jennings)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS:
Opinion by Justice Jennings
Before Justices Nuchia, Jennings and Keyes
01-06-00983-CV St. Raphael Medical Clinic, Inc. v. Mint Medical Physician Staffing, LP d/b/a Prime Staff
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. Jack Cagle)

Hong Kong Development Inc. v. Kim Loan Nguyen (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jun. 7, 2007)(Taft)[commercial
real estate, lease
, forcible entry and detainer]
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT IN PART, REVERSE TC JUDGMENT IN PART, AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR
FURTHER PROCEEDINGS: Opinion by Justice Taft
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Taft and Nuchia
01-04-00586-CV Hong Kong Development, Inc., Hai Du Duong, and Phuong Truong Tu v. Kim Loan Nguyen
d/b/a Alpha Baker
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. Jack Cagle)

Dilston House Condominium Association v. White (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 19, 2007)(Mirabal)
(
homeowner law, condominium declarations, bylaws, HOA litigation and appeals, attorneys fees)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Mirabal
Before Justices Frost and Mirabal
14-05-00960-CV Dilston House Condominium Association v. Dianne White
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. R. Jack Cagle)

Holt v. Decyco Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Apr. 27, 2007)(Taft)
[enforcement of old judgment, dormant judgment, capacity,
turnover relief]
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS: Opinion by Justice Taft
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-05-01194-CV  William Gregory Holt v. Cedyco Corporation
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge Jack Cagle)
Justice
Keys dissented in Holt v. Cedyco Corp.    

Davis v. Smith (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Apr. 5, 2007)(Higley)
[
bill of review denied, not diligent]
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Higley
(Before Justices Nuchia, Keyes and Higley)
01-06-00799-CV Daisy Mae Davis v. Jim R. Smith and Cost Plus of Texas, Inc.
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County

Howeth Investments Inc. v. City of Hedwig Village (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 22, 2007)(Taft) (real estate
development law
, plat application, failure to approve plats, regulatory takings claim, reservation of federal claims)
MODIFY TC JUDGMENT AND AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT AS MODIFIED: Opinion by Justice Taft
(Before Justices Taft, Alcala and Hanks)
01-05-00118-CV        Howeth Investments Inc., et al v. The City of Hedwig Village, et al.
Appeal from Co Civil Ct at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. R. Jack Cagle)

E International, LLC v. Certfied Business Brokers II, Ltd. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] May 17, 2007)(per curiam)
(settlement)
DISMISSED: Per Curiam
Before Justices Brock Yates, Anderson and Frost\
14-07-00186-CV
E International, L.L.C and Assad Boulos, Individually v. Certified Business Brokers II, Ltd.
Appeal from Co Civil Ct at Law No 1 of Harris County (Hon. R. Jack Cagle)

Knopp v. Citibank (South Dakota) N.A. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] May 17, 2007)(May 17, 2007)(per curiam)
(
consumer debt)
DISMISSED: Per Curiam
Before Justices Brock Yates, Edelman and Seymore)
14-06-01145-CV Craig F. Knopp v. CitiBank (South Dakota) N.A
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge R. Jack Cagle)

Turnover Order Vacated in Case Involving Enforcement of 17 Year Old Judgment
Holt v. Decyco Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Apr. 27, 2007)(Taft)
[enforcement of old judgment, capacity, turnover relief]
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND REMAND CASE TO TC FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS:
Opinion by
Justice Taft
Before Justices Taft, Keyes and Hanks
01-05-01194-CV        William Gregory Holt v. Cedyco Corporation
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge Jack Cagle)
Justice Keyes
dissented in Holt v. Cedyco Corp.    

Whitaker v. Rose (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 6, 2007)(Anderson)
[
PI-auto, restricted appeal, no answer default judgment]
AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED IN PART AND REVERSED AND RENDERED IN PART:
Opinion by Justice Anderson
(Before Justices Anderson, Edelman and Frost)
14-04-01178-CV        Marcus Dunte Whitaker v. Lois Rose, John Rose Jr., and John Rose III
Appeal from Co Civil Ct at Law No 1 of Harris County (Judge R.Jack Cagle)

KF Group, Inc.v Valdez (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 1, 2007)(per curiam dismissal)
DISMISSED: Per Curiam [
DWOP]
Before Justices Frost, Seymore and Guzman
14-06-01074-CV KF Group, Inc. Texas, Et Al v. Edith G. Valdez, Et Al
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (R. Jack Cagle)

State of Texas v. Reina (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 20, 2007)(Frost)
(
condemnation proceeding)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Frost
Before Justices Anderson, Edelman and Frost
14-05-00080-CV The State of Texas v. Teri N. Reina, James D. Reina and Catherine L. Danna
Appeal from Co Civil Ct at Law No 1 of Harris County (R. Jack Cagle)

Reule v. Carreon (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jan. 11, 2007)(per curiam dismissal) (affidavit of indigence)
DISMISSED: Per Curiam
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Fowler and Edelman
14-06-00163-CV  Christine E. Reule v. Estelle Carreon, Juanita Winchell, Et Al
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County (
Judge R. Jack Cagle)  
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