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OPINION

This is an interlocutory appeal from the trial court’s denial of a plea to the jurisdiction. Lisa Jackson brought suit against Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) alleging the medical negligence of one of its employees, Dr. Neil Adams. Specifically, Jackson alleged that: “Dr. Neil Adams, in the course and scope of his employment with Texas Tech University Health Science Center Opthamology Clinic, was negligent for applying a ‘bandage contact’ over [Jackson's] injured eye rather than obtaining prompt surgical intervention” for a penetrating eye injury Jackson sustained while sewing in hair extensions. TTUHSC filed an original answer which included a plea to the jurisdiction, complaining that Jackson’s claims do not fall within the Texas Tort Claims Act’s limited waiver of sovereign immunity. The trial court denied the motion and this interlocutory appeal follows. See TEX.CIV.PRAC.&REM.CODE ANN. § 51.014(a)(8)(West 2008). We reverse.

 
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