January 11, 2008 Texas Supreme Court Opinions, Per Curiams, and Dissents
Paj, Inc. v. The Hanover Ins. Co., No. 05-0849 (Tex. Jan. 11, 2008)(Opinion by Justice O'Neill)PAJ, INC. D/B/A PRIME ART & JEWEL v. THE HANOVER INSURANCE COMPANY; from Dallas County; 5th district (05-04-01047-CV, 170 S.W.3d 258, 08/26/05). The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment, renders judgment in part, and remands the case to the trial court in part.Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, and Justice Green joined.
Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, and Justice Johnson joined.
Houser v. McElveen, No. 06-0504 (Tex. Jan. 11, 2008)(per curiam)
BRUCE WAYNE HOUSER v. KENNETH W. MCELVEEN, ET AL.; from Jackson County; 13th district (13-05-00426-CV, ___ S.W.3d ___, 02/09/06) Pursuant to Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 59.1, after granting the petition for review and without hearing oral argument, the Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to that court.Per Curiam Opinion
OPINIONS ON ORDERS DISPOSING OF MOTIONS FOR REHEARING -
THE MOTIONS FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
AIG Aviation v. Holt Helicopters, Inc. No. 06-0484 (Tex. Jan. 11, 2008)(Dissenting opinion on reh'g by Justice Willett)
AIG AVIATION (TEXAS), INC. AND NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA v. HOLT HELICOPTERS, INC.; from Uvalde County; 4th district (04-05-00291-CV, 198 S.W.3d 276, 04/26/06) Dissenting opinion by Justice Willett
Levine v. Shackelford, No. 06-0553 (Tex. Jan. 11, 2008)(per curiam)
SOL LEVINE, DOROTHEA LEVINE, AND MARDAN ENERGY CORPORATION v. SHACKELFORD, MELTON & MCKINLEY, L.L.P.; BRAGG, CHUMLEA, MCQUALITY; AND JOSEPH G. CHUMLEA, P.C.; from Dallas County; 5th district (05-05-00374-CV, ___ S.W.3d ___, 04/07/06) Per Curiam Opinion