Montgomery County Hospital District v. Brown

965 S.W.2d 501 (1998)

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Montgomery County Hospital District v. Brown

Texas Supreme Court
965 S.W.2d 501 (1998)

Facts

Valerie Brown (plaintiff) was employed by Montgomery County Hospital District (the hospital) (defendant) for 10 years until the hospital terminated her employment. According to Brown, the hospital administrator told her upon hire and throughout her employment that she could remain employed as long as she was doing the job and would not be fired unless there was a good reason for doing so. Brown claims that she was terminated without good cause. Brown sued the hospital for breach of contract, and the trial court granted summary judgment for the hospital. The court of appeals reversed, and the hospital appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Hecht, J.)

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