Yancy v. United Surgical Partners International, Inc.

David Michael Walsh IV

Case Conclusion Date:January 23, 2008

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Summary judgment affirmed

Description:The Texas Supreme Court held that the Open Courts provision of the Texas Constitution is not violated by the medical malpractice statute of limitations barring claims against parties added to a suit after the expiration of the limitations period when the mentally incompetent plaintiff has a court appointed guardian and sues some parties prior to the expiration of the limitations period.