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HCBECK, LTD. v. CHARLES RICE

Oral argument was held on October 18, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 3, 2009. It then denied rehearing on June 5, 2009 File Closed

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Opinions

April 3, 2009

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Willett

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, and Justice Brister joined, and in Parts I, II, III, IV, V, and VII of which Justice Willett joined. PDF

Johnson
Medina

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:02
Outcome Below:REVERSED REN
COA Docket No.:02-05-00239-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sue Walker

Trial Court

Trial Court:141st District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable Len Wade

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-07-10 Case Stored  
2009-06-05 Mandate issued  
2009-06-05 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2009-05-19 Address Change  
2009-04-15 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-04-15 Case forwarded to Court
2009-04-03 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2009-04-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-04-03 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between July 23, 2008 and April 3, 2009.  
2008-07-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 20, 2008 and July 23, 2008.  
2008-02-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 30, 2007 and February 20, 2008.  
2007-10-30 Letter Filed  
2007-10-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-10-18 Oral argument  
2007-10-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-10-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 20, 2007 and October 12, 2007.  
2007-07-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2007-06-01 Petition for Review granted
2007-06-01 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2007-06-01 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 13, 2006 and June 1, 2007.  
2006-12-13 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-12-11 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-12-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-11-07 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-11-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-10-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-10-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-10-09 Case Record Filed  
2006-10-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-10-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-10-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2006-10-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 26, 2006 and October 2, 2006.  
2006-07-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-07-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2006-06-06 Case forwarded to Court
2006-06-05 Response Waiver filed  
2006-05-24 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-05-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rice, Charles
Mr. Paul Boudloche
Mr. Clifford B. Rodgers
Respondent
HCBeck, Ltd.
Mr. David R. Weiner
Mr. Peter Martin
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The American International Companies
Mr. R. Russell Hollenbeck
Texas Building Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America
Ms. Kelly Susan Shoulders
American Insurance Association
Ms. Lin Hughes
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Ms. Diana Panian Larson
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Mr. Fred D. Raschke
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