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No. 06-1022
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DEL LAGO PARTNERS, INC., AND DEL LAGO PARTNERS, L.P. DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE ASSUMED NAME OF DEL LAGO GOLF RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER, AND BMC-THE BENCHMARK MANAGEMENT COMPANY v. BRADLEY SMITH

Oral argument was held on December 6, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 2, 2010. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

April 13, 2010

Del Lago Partners v. Smith: Imprudently Correct

from Appellate Record

The Court has issued opinions:

April 7, 2010

Texas Premises Liability: A Warning May Not Be Enough

from Mass Torts: State of the Art

April 5, 2010

Texas Supreme Court upholds $1.48M Del Lago judgment

from The Courier of Montgomery County

April 2, 2010

Bar Brawl Verdict Stands in Texas Supreme Court

from Blawgletter

April 2, 2010

Texas Supreme Court upholds liability against a bar that did not stop a brewing fight [orders of Apr. 2, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

April 2, 2010

Court upholds $1.48 million for brawl injuries

from Houston Chronicle

Opinions

April 2, 2010

Willett
Jefferson
Oneill
Medina
Green
Guzman

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice O'Neill, Justice Medina, Justice Green, and Justice Guzman joined. PDF

Hecht
Johnson

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

Wainwright

Justice Wainwright delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Johnson
Hecht

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

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:10-04-00252-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William R. Vance

Trial Court

Trial Court:359th District Court
County:Montgomery
Trial Judge:Honorable Kathleen A. Hamilton
Trial Docket:01-09-05938-CV

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-07-15 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between May 14, 2010 and July 15, 2010.  
2010-05-14 Mandate issued  
2010-04-02 Opinion issued Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2010-04-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2010-04-02 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2010-04-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2010-04-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between August 25, 2009 and April 2, 2010.  
2009-08-25 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 27, 2007 and August 25, 2009.  
2007-12-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-12-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2007-12-06 Oral argument  
2007-11-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2007-11-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2007-11-02 Petition for Review granted
2007-11-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2007-11-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2007-10-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-09-11 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2007-08-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-08-28 Call received  
2007-08-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-08-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-08-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-08-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-08-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-06-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2007-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-06-04 Case Record Filed  
2007-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-05-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-05-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 7, 2007 and May 7, 2007.  
2007-03-07 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2007-02-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-02-27 Case forwarded to Court
2007-01-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2007-01-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2007-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2007-01-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-12-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-12-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2006-11-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2006-11-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
DEL LAGO PARTNERS, INC.
Ms. Mary Alice Parsons
Mr. Lansford O. Ireson Jr.
Ms. Audrey Mullert Vicknair
Petitioner
SMITH, BRADLEY
Ms. Sandee Bell
Mr. Steven Lowery Parkhurst
Mr. David Dies
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
H.E.B. Grocery Company
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Pacific Legal Foundation
Ms. Kathleen Cassidy Goodman
Trammell Crow Central Texas, Ltd.
Mr. W. Wendell Hall
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Ms. Leslie Patterson Moore
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