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Some appeals from cases before Judge Lindsay in the trial court

DL Louetta Village Square LP v. HCAD (pdf) (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 22, 2009)(Seymore)
(
dismissal for lack of standing affirmed)(before use of a common name is adequate to justify
substitution under Rule 28, a party must show it was in fact doing business under that common name,
dba)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Seymore    
Before Justices Seymore, Brown and Sullivan
14-08-00549-CV  DL Louetta Village Square LP and JL Louetta Village Square LP a/k/a Nomura Credit
Capital Inc as the Property Owners and the
Property Owners v. Harris County Appraisal District   
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Tony Lindsay  

Robertson v. Barnes (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] July 30, 2009)(Sullivan)
(
home owner, consumer law, DTPA, home in poor condition, stucco problem, failure to disclose claim,
structural repair for seller's disclosure purposes construed as referring to repair of loadbearing
components) (
directed verdict affirmed)  
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Sullivan  
Before Justices Brock Yates, Guzman and Sullivan  
14-07-00791-CV  Chris Robertson v. Joe Barnes and Sandion, Ltd d/b/a Coldwell Banker United,
Realtors   
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
TONY LINDSAY

Gentry v. HPD (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 16, 2009)(Anderson) (inmate litigation, pro se, IFP,  
dismissal of inmate suit without a hearing affirmed)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Anderson    
Before Justices Anderson, Guzman and Boyce  
14-08-01094-CV Frankie R. Gentry v. Houston Police Department  
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:  
TONY LINDSAY

Bosch v. Armstrong (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jun. 11, 2009)(Jennings)
(
suit barred by judicial communications tort immunity, absolute privilege for communications in legal
court proceeding, sanctions for baseless claim)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT:
Before Justices Jennings, Alcala and Higley. Opinion by Justice Jennings
01-08-00847-CV
Yigal Bosch v. Mark S. Armstrong and Paul Bailiff and Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.C.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: The
Honorable Tony Lindsay  

McCrimmon v. Taylor (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Feb. 19, 2009)(Bland)
(nonlawyer
pro se party may not sue as next friend of another adult, unauthorized practice of law,
motion to show authority, TRCP 12)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Justices Taft, Bland and Sharp
01-08-00644-CV Mae H. McCrimmon & Lula Mae Creton v. Barron Taylor d/b/a B-Sure Mortgate, et al.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: The Honorable
Tony Lindsay

In re Texas Best Staff Leasing, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 9, 2008)(Alcala)
(interlocutory appeal and petition for writ of mandamus,
motion to compel arbitration)
DENY PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS:
Opinion by Justice Alcala
Before Justices Nuchia, Alcala and Hanks
01-08-00296-CV In re Texas Best Staff Leasing , Inc. d/b/a Alt-Source
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Tony Lindsay  

Landers v. State Farm Lloyds (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Mar. 27, 2008)(Subst. opinion by Hanks)
(summary judgment,
motion for continuance)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Hanks
Before Justices Taft, Hanks and Higley
01-06-00181-CV E. Dean Landers and Margaret F. Landers v. State Farm Lloyds and Reuben Quintero
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon. Tony Lindsay

Cedyco Corp. v. Tubbs (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Mar. 13, 2008)(Frost)
(writ of execution, trial court's temporary injunction vacated, no jurisdiction)
REVERSED AND REMANDED: Opinion by Justice Frost
14-07-00399-CV Cedyco Corporation v. Carolyn Tubbs
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County
Trial court judge: Honorable Tony Lindsay

Hornell Brewing Co., Inc. v. Lara (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 5, 2008)(Yates)
(
default judgment, motion for new trial, defective product, personal injury)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Brock Yates
Before Justices Brock Yates, Fowler and Guzman
14-06-00602-CV Hornell Brewing Co., Inc. (a/k/a Arizona) v. Modesto Tony Lara
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)  
Dissenting Opinion by Justice Fowler in Hornell Brewing Co., Inc. v. Modesto Tony Lara

Loredana Enterprises, Inc. v. Rewards Network Services, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 18,
2007)(Seymore) (business litigation, breach of contract, personal guaranty, joint and several liability,
admission of evidence, business records)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Seymore
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Seymore
14-07-00118-CV Loredana Enterprise, Inc., d/b/a Babbo Bruno and Stefano Bertolotti v. Rewards
Network Services, Inc., f/k/a Idine Restaurant Group, Inc.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Landers v. State Farm Lloyd (Tex.App. - Houston [1st Dist.] Dec. 13, 2007)(Hanks)
(
insurance coverage, expert exclusion)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Hanks
Before Justices Taft, Hanks and Higley
01-06-00181-CV E. Dean Landers and Margaret F. Landers v. State Farm Lloyds and Reuben Quintero
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

UTHSCH v. The Estate of Joseph (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Nov. 29, 2007)(per curiam)
DISMISSED: Per Curiam (settlement, joint motion to dismiss)
Before Justices Brock Yates, Fowler and Guzman
14-07-00224-CV
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston v. The Estate of Joseph
Edward Ewton, Krista Marie Coma (F/K/A Kristi Coma Ewton), Next Friend and Parent of the Minor
Child, K.M.C., L.W., and T.J.E--Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon Tony Lindsay)
Blitz Holding Corp v. Grant Thornton (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 25, 2007)(Alcala)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Alcala
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Alcala
01-04-00627-CV Blitz Holdings Corp., and GMC Corporation, Ltd v. Grant Thornton, LLP, Deloitte &
Touche, LLP, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, LLP and C. Thomas Scott
Appeal from 208th [280th] District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Hayes v. Wells Fargo Bank (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 18, 2007)(Radack)(business law, debt,
promissory note, balloon payment)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Chief Justice Radack
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Alcala and Bland
01-06-00720-CV Leroy Hayes, Jr. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Hardee v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 16, 2007)(Anderson)
(
workplace law, pre-injury release bars recovery by injured job applicant)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Anderson
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Seymore
14-06-01048-CV Robert Hardee v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Chapman v. Abbot (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 18, 2007)(Bland)(divorce, life insurance
beneficiary)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Bland
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Alcala and Bland
01-06-00940-CV Patsy Chapman v. Rachel K. Abbot, Treva J. Burks, Rebecca A. Sheehan
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Ayres Welding Co., Inc. v. Conoco, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Edelman)
(indemnity)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Edelman
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Fowler and Edelman
14-06-00532-CV Ayres Welding Company, Inc. v. Conoco, Inc.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County  (Judge Tony Lindsay)

Cox v. Southern Garrett, LLC (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Oct. 11, 2007)(Keyes)(business
organization law, membership, breach of fiduciary duty, corporate veil)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Keyes
Before Justices Nuchia, Keyes and Higley
01-05-01091-CV George Thomas Cox v. Southern Garrett, L.L.C., Southern Chemical Corp.,
Excelerate Trading, L.L.C., Roger Moyers, Stephen Korkmas, Widebrand Spin, Fred Wood, and Jan T.
Spin--Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Lazo v. RSI International, Inc. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 30, 2007)(Fowler)
(
insurance litigation, policy cancellation)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Fowler
Before Justices Anderson, Fowler and Seymore
14-06-00432-CV Kelvyn and Susana Lazo, Individualy, and d/b/a Lazo's Custom Woodwork and Pablo
Abello, Individually and d/b/a Pablo Abello Insurance Agency v. RSI International, Inc. and St. Paul
Reinsurance Company, Ltd.
Appeal from 61st District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Bergman v. Minnie Martin Daugherty (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 31, 2007)(Yates)
(
premises liability, theft)
Opinion by Justice Brock Yates
Before Justices Brock Yates, Anderson and Hudson
14-05-01268-CV Pamela K. Bergman v. Minnie Martin Daugherty
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay) - Affirmed

In re Julie Mai Nguyen (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 17, 2007)(per curiam denial)(psych exam
order
MOTION OR WRIT DENIED: Per Curiam
Before Justices Hudson and Guzman
14-07-00516-CV in re: Julie Mai Nguyen
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)

Gonzales v. Rodriguez (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Jun. 21, 2007)(per curiam dismissal)
DISMISS APPEAL: Per Curiam [joint motion to dismiss]
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Keyes and Higley
01-06-01036-CV        Joseph Gonzales v. Raymundo M. Rodriguez
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Hon. Tony Lindsay)
In re Julie Mai Nguyen, (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jul. 17, 2007)(per curiam denial)

MOTION OR WRIT DENIED: Per Curiam
Before Justices Hudson and Guzman
14-07-00516-CV in re: Julie Mai Nguyen
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)

In Re Mulie Mai Nguyen (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jun. 22, 2007)(per curiam)
(order on motion for mental health exam)
MOTION OR WRIT DENIED: Per Curiam
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Hudson and Guzman
14-07-00482-CV        In Re: Julie Mai Nguyen
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Honorable Tony Lindsey)

Hitchcock v. Board of Trustees, Cypress I.S.D. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] May 24, 2007)(Keyes)
[
education law, public employment case law, teachers, grievance]
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Keyes
Before Justices Nuchia, Keyes and Higley
01-06-00376-CV        Judy Hitchcock v. Board of Trustees, Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School
District--Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Hon. Tony Lindsay)

Cox v. Centerpoint Energy (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 17, 2007)(Anderson)(PI)
[jury allocation of liability, personal injury damages, auto truck accident]
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Anderson
Before Justices Brock Yates, Anderson and Hudson
14-05-01130-CV John Cox v. Centerpoint Energy, Inc. D/B/A Reliant Energy HL&P, Kenneth

Blitz Holdings Corp. v. Grant Thornton, LLP (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] May 24, 2007)(Alcala)(SJ
damages)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Alcala
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Alcala
01-04-00627-CV        Blitz Holdings Corp., and GMC Corporation, Ltd v. Grant Thornton, LLP, Deloitte
& Touche, LLP, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin, LLP and C. Thomas Scott
Appeal from 208th District Court of Harris County (
Judge Hon. Tony Lindsay)Raymond Dubois--Appeal
from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)

Routis v. Clarendon America Ins. Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] May 10, 2007)(Higley)(insurance
coverage, fire)
AFFIRM TC JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Higley
Before Justices Nuchia, Keyes and Higley
01-06-00459-CV Konstantinos Routis, Duluth Restaurants, Inc., and/or KRMG Enterprises, Inc. as the
Attorney in Fact of Duluth Restaurants, Inc. v. Clarendon America Insurance Company
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County  (Judge Tony Lindsay)

TMI, Inc v. Brooks (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 10, 2007)(Anderson)(arbitration)(subst. op)
[
homeowner case law, arbitration]
REVERSED AND REMANDED: Opinion by Justice Anderson
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Brock Yates and Anderson
14-05-00604-CV TMI, Inc. d/b/a Trendmaker Homes v. John A. Brooks, Kimberly M. Brooks, Miklyn M.
Provenzano, Aston B. Griffiths and Bernice M. Griffiths
Appeal from 234th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)

In Re TMI, Inc. Trendmaker Homes (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] May 10, 2007)(subst. op. by
Anderson)(
arbitration case)
DISMISSED: Opinion by Justice Anderson
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Brock Yates and Anderson
14-05-00878-CV In Re: TMI, Inc. Trendmaker Homes

Mecom v. Zimmerman (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Apr. 12, 2007)(per curiam)
VACATED AND DISMISSED: Per Curiam (vacated pursuant to settlement agreement)
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Hudson and Guzman
14-06-01078-CV        John W. Mecom, Jr. v. Stephen N. Zimmerman, Zimmerman Enterprises, Inc., and
LA Colombe D'OR Restaurant and Hotel, Inc.
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (Judge Tony Lindsay)

In Re Strategic Impact Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jan. 18, 2007)(per curiam denial)
(discovery mandamus denied, privilege claim)
MOTION OR WRIT DENIED: Per Curiam
(Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Fowler and Seymore)
14-06-01060-CV        In Re: Strategic Impact Corporation
Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (
Judge Tony Lindsay)
Hon. Tony Lindsay
[Former] 280th District Court Judge in Harris County, Texas
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