UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON v. VEGA

No. 13-17-00341-CV.

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON, Appellant, v. VALERIE VEGA, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF J.S., A MINOR, Appellee.

Court of Appeals of Texas, Thirteenth District, Corpus Christi, Edinburg.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Travis Venable , for Valerie Vega, Individually and as next friend of J.S., A minor, Appellee.

Jose Valtzar , for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Appellant.

Before Justices Rodriguez, Contreras, and Benavides.


MEMORANDUM OPINION

Memorandum Opinion by Justice GINA M. BENAVIDES.

Appellant, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, perfected an appeal from a judgment entered by the County Court at Law No. 2 of Nueces County, Texas, in cause number 2016CCV-60868-2. Appellant has filed an amended motion to dismiss the appeal on grounds the issues to be presented for consideration on appeal have become moot. Appellant requests that this Court dismiss the appeal. More than ten days has passed since the filing of the motion and no response has been filed by appellee.

The Court, having considered the documents on file and appellant's motion to dismiss the appeal, is of the opinion that the motion should be granted. See TEX. R. APP. P. 42.1(a). Appellant's motion to dismiss is granted, and the appeal is hereby DISMISSED. There being no agreement in the motion regarding costs, pursuant to Rule 42.1(d) of the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, all costs are taxed against appellant. See TEX. R. APP. P. 42.1(d) ("Absent agreement of the parties, the court will tax costs against the appellant."). Having dismissed the appeal at appellant's request, no motion for rehearing will be entertained, and our mandate will issue forthwith.


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