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No. 06-0814
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TEXAS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. PAULA LEDBETTER, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES WADE LEDBETTER, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF DUSTIN WADE LEDBETTER, A MINOR, AND TONJA LEDBETTER AND JAMIE LEDBETTER, INDIVIDUALLY

Oral argument was held on November 15, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 4, 2008. File Closed

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Opinion

April 4, 2008

Brister
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Brister delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Green, and Justice Willett joined, and in which Justice Johnson joined as to Parts I through III and Part V. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed and Remanded
COA Docket No.:11-05-00098-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rick Strange

Trial Court

Trial Court:259th District Court
County:Jones
Trial Judge:Honorable Brooks H. Hagler
Trial Docket:20,371

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-06-04 Case Stored  
2008-05-15 Mandate issued  
2008-04-04 Opinion issued Issued
2008-04-04 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirm and reverse in part; remand to court of appeals
2008-04-04 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-04-04 Motion for temporary relief disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 15, 2007 and April 4, 2008.  
2007-11-15 Oral argument  
2007-11-15 Correction filed (See Remarks)  
2007-11-15 Oral argument
2007-10-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-09-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2007-09-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2007-09-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2007-09-28 Petition for Review granted
2007-09-28 Petition for Review granted
2007-09-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 25, 2007 and September 28, 2007.  
2007-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-07-06 Reply Brief  
2007-06-29 Additional Copies received  
2007-06-27 Reply Brief (Respondent)  
2007-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-06-25 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-06-13 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-06-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-05-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-23 Brief on the Merits  
2007-05-23 Brief on the Merits  
2007-05-01 Case Record Filed  
2007-04-23 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-04-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-04-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-04-11 Call made to request electronic copies of briefs  
2007-03-26 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-03-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-03-21 Motion for temporary relief  
2007-03-21 Call received  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 18, 2007 and March 21, 2007.  
2007-01-18 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-12-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-12-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-12-04 Reply to Response (Respondent)  
2006-12-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-11-20 Letter Filed  
2006-11-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2006-11-03 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2006-11-03 Response to Petition  
2006-10-17 Case forwarded to Court
2006-10-17 Case forwarded to Court
2006-10-16 Response Waiver filed  
2006-10-13 Response Waiver filed  
2006-10-12 Response Waiver filed  
2006-10-06 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-10-05 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2006-10-05 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-10-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-10-04 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2006-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2006-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2006-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2006-09-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Mr. Blake Bradford Thompson
Mr. Michael L. Byrd
Ms. Mary Barrow Nichols
Ms. Jackie M. Kenyon
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Petitioner
D.L., Minor
Mr. William Lowe Burke III
Other Interested Party
Williams Scotsman, Inc.
Mr. Robert H. Fugate
Mr. Joshua T. Kutchin
Other Interested Party
Nelms, Randy
Mr. R. Bruce Moon
Mr. Brian J. Brandstetter
Other Interested Party
Ledbetter, Paula
Mr. Burt L. Burnett
The Honorable David C. Hall
Mr. Lance Hall
Respondent
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