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PROPORTIONATE RESPONSIBILITY CASE LAW FROM HOUSTON COURTS OF APPEALS

Thomas v. Uzoka (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 28, 2009)(Sullivan)(auto collision liability,
negligence per se defense nonuse of seatbelt, proportionate responsibility, allocation of fault)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Sullivan
Before Justices Brock Yates, Hudson and Sullivan
14-08-00182-CV Lakeisha Thomas v. Ugochi Uzoka
Appeal from 125th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: JOHN A. COSELLI

The Kroger Co. v. Brown (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] July 24, 2008)(Seymore)
(negligence, proportionate responsibility, damages award reduced)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Seymore  
Before Justices Fowler, Frost and Seymore
14-06-00510-CV The Kroger Co. v. Dan Brown
Appeal from 281st District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: David J. Bernal

Axelrod v. Dr.Richard Jackson (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] May 25, 2008)
(
Opinion on remand by Seymore) (medical malpractice, misdiagnosis, jury verdict, proportionate
responsibility)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Seymore  
14-02-00518-CV David and Carolyn Axelrad v. Dr. Richard Jackson
Appeal from 334th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Katie Kennedy  

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
14-05-01130-CV John Cox v. Centerpoint Energy, Inc. D/B/A Reliant Energy HL&P, Kenneth Raymond
Dubois--Appeal from 280th District Court of Harris County (
Judge Tony Lindsay)