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NABORS DRILLING, U.S.A., INC. v. FRANCISCA ESCOTO, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on February 5, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 19, 2009. File Closed

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The Court has issued opinions:

June 19, 2009

Order List for June 19, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 7 other cases.

Opinion

June 19, 2009

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Johnson
Willett

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:REVERSED & REMANDED
COA Docket No.:13-02-00171-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Linda Reyna Yanez

Trial Court

Trial Court:197th District Court
County:Willacy
Trial Judge:Honorable Menton Murray
Trial Docket:00-81

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-09-21 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 31, 2009 and September 21, 2009.  
2009-07-31 Mandate issued  
2009-06-19 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-06-19 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 13, 2008 and June 19, 2009.  
2008-02-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-02-05 Oral argument  
2007-12-21 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2007-12-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2007-11-30 Petition for Review granted
2007-11-30 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2007-11-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2007-10-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-26 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2007-10-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-09-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-08-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-08-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2007-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-06-28 Case Record Filed  
2007-06-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-06-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-06-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-06-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-06-12 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-05-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-05-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2007-05-04 MET to file reply disposed of   Form Letter sent in response to motion for extension of time
2007-04-25 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2007-04-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-03-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2007-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2007-01-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-01-03 Case forwarded to Court
2006-11-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-11-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2006-10-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rodriguez, Patricia
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Torres, Noelia
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Rodriguez, Elizabeth
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Estate of Leovarda Torres
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Escoto, Francisca
Mr. Ray R. Marchan
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Torres, Yazmin
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Estate of Jose Gutierrez
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Estate of Roberto Escoto
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Estate of Martin Rodriguez
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Rodriguez, Dora
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Rodriguez, Isabel
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Rodriguez, Uvaldo
Mr. Alex M. Miller
Respondent
Nabors Drilling USA, Inc.
Ms. Taylor Hill Bawcom
Mr. Michael J. Murray
Ms. Sharon E. Callaway
Mr. James M. Tompkins
Ms. Amy Eikel
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Oilfield Companies
Mr. Stacy R. Obenhaus
Pacific Legal Foundation
Ms. Kathleen Cassidy Goodman
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