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In re Carolyn Frost Keenan (Per Curiam)  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-0777

Justia Opinion Summary: Homeowners’ association River Oaks Property Owners, Inc. (ROPO) sued homeowner Carolyn Keenan seeking an injunction requiring Keenan to remove improvements that allegedly violated a limit on impervious cover. The limit w...

In re City of Dallas (Per Curiam)  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-0794

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of Corsicana, Navarro County, and Navarro College (collectively, Navarro) filed a Tex. R. Civ. P. 202 petition in the county court of Navarro County to investigate a potential tortious interference claim against...

In re Norma Heredia (Per Curiam)  
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: 16-0270

Justia Opinion Summary: Norma Heredia filed a personal injury claim against Wal-Mart Stores, Texas. The trial court granted Wal-Mart’s motion for no-evidence summary judgment. Heredia then filed a notice of appeal and an affidavit of indigence...

RSL Funding, LLC v. Pippins (Per Curiam)  
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-0457

Justia Opinion Summary: RSL Funding, LLC had arbitration agreements with three individuals (collectively, Individuals) who owned annuity contracts they agreed to sell to RSL or its designee. Neither RSL nor the Individuals had arbitration agree...

In re Oceanografia, S.A. de C.V. (Per Curiam)  
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 14-0963

Justia Opinion Summary: A merchant vessel registered in Mexico and sailing with a Mexican crew was ferrying workers, all citizens of Mexico, from a Mexican port to an offshore drilling site when it sank off the coast of Mexico. One worker drown...

City of Dallas v. Sanchez (Per Curiam)  
Date: July 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-0094

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, the parents of Matthew Sanchez, who died from a drug overdose, filed a wrongful death suit against the City of Dallas, alleging that a condition of the City’s telephone system proximately caused their son’s d...

Ochsner v. Ochsner (Opinion)  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-0638

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Preston and Victoria Oschner divorced. The trial court ordered that Preston pay Victoria monthly child support. The child support order required Preston to make payments to his daughter’s school and, when she sw...

McIntyre v. El Paso Indep. Sch. Dist. (Opinion)  
Date: June 24, 2016
Docket Number: 14-0732

Justia Opinion Summary: Michael and Laura McIntyre, along with their children that were homeschooled, were criminally charged with contributing to truancy and failure to attend school. The McIntyres sued the District and its attendance officer,...

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