Friday, June 22, 2007

June 22, 2007 - Texas Supreme Court Hands Down One Per Curiam Opinion

The Supreme Court of Texas released a single opinion today, in which it ruled for the defendant doctors in a health care liability suit

Schaub, M.D. et al v. Sanchez, No. 06‑0375 (Tex. Jun. 22, 2007)(per curiam)(medical malpractice)

Full style: Lowry Schaub, M.D. and Kevin Crawford, M.D. v. Janie Sanchez and Kenneth Adams, Spouse
Appellate court below: Seventh Court of Appeals (Amarillo, Texas)
Appellate Cause No. 7‑04‑00057‑CV, ___ S.W.3d ___, Feb. 2, 2006
Disposition: Without hearing oral argument, the Supreme Court reverses the Seventh Court of Appeals' judgment and renders judgment for the defendant doctor.
Per Curiam Opinion (without Justice Johnson's participation)

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