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Month: May 2016

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update May 27, 2016

This week the Texas Supreme Court issued 9 opinions and 5 grants. Five of these opinions are of particular interest. In re HEB Grocery Co. – 15-0625: In this mandamus appeal, the Texas Supreme Court addressed whether prohibiting HEB’s medical expert from examining the Plaintiff in a slip and fall case against HEB was an abuse of discretion by the…

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update May 20, 2016

This week the Texas Supreme Court issued 7 opinions and no grants. Three of these opinions are of particular interest. Leonard K. Hoskins v. Colonel Clifton Hoskins and Hoskins, Inc. – 15-0046: In this case, the Texas Supreme Court addressed (1) whether the Texas Arbitration Act provides exclusive grounds for vacatur of an arbitration award and (2) whether an arbitrator’s…

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update May 13, 2016

The Texas Supreme Court released three opinions and no grants this week One opinion deals with the constitutionality of the Texas school finance system. The second opinion discusses whether the Comptroller can adjust reimbursement amounts for a wrongfully incarcerated prisoner to include court-ordered child support arrearages. The third opinion, which is discussed in more detail below, addresses whether the Texas…