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No. 07-0119
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IN RE BP PRODUCTS NORTH AMERICA, INC.

Oral argument was held on October 18, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 25, 2008. File Closed

Opinion

January 25, 2008

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Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Gaultney delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:01-06-00943-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:212th District Court
County:Galveston
Trial Judge:Honorable Susan Criss
Trial Docket:05-CV0337-A

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-03-26 Case Stored  
2008-03-11 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2008-01-25 Opinion issued Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2008-01-25 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied
2008-01-25 Stay Order lifted  
2008-01-04 Letter Filed  
2007-11-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-11-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-10-18 Oral argument  
2007-10-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 20, 2007 and October 15, 2007.  
2007-07-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2007-06-22 Mandamus Set to Argue
2007-06-22 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
2007-05-07 Response to Motion filed  
2007-05-04 Additional Copies received  
2007-05-03 Motion to dismiss  
2007-05-03 Certification (various) in case received  
2007-04-06 Letter Filed  
2007-04-03 Letter Filed  
2007-03-29 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2007-03-29 Letter Filed  
2007-03-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-15 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2007-03-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-12 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-03-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-03-05 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2007-02-22 Fax Cover Letter  
2007-02-22 Justice appointed to sit on special case  
2007-02-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-02-22 Stay Order issued
2007-02-22 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2007-02-22 Emergency stay disposed   Filing granted
2007-02-20 Letter Filed  
2007-02-20 Reply to Response to Motion  
2007-02-20 Reply to Response (Relator)  
2007-02-20 Letter Filed  
2007-02-16 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-02-16 Response to Motion filed  
2007-02-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-02-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-02-14 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
2007-02-14 Motion for emergency stay filed  
2007-02-14 Case Record Filed  
2007-02-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-02-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-02-14 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
BP Products North America Inc.
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Otway B. Denny Jr.
Mr. Stephen Fernelius
Ms. Julie Hardin
Mr. James B. Galbraith
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Kenneth Tekell
Relator
Steering Committee
Mr. Robert E. Ammons
Mr. Brent Wayne Coon
Mr. Arturo J. Gonzalez
Mr. David W. Holman
Mr. James D. Nebout
Real Party In Interest

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas ChemicalCounsel
Ms. Lynne Liberato
 
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