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ED VANEGAS, JIMMY D. HALMAN, SAM ARMSTRONG, ALEX CARBAJAL, ROGER FARRINGTON, CURTIS HUFF, AND TITO BETANCUR v. AMERICAN ENERGY SERVICES, NIEWOEHNER PARTNERSHIP, L.P., RCH/HSJ/CCM/MCPI, L.P., AUTRY STEPHENS, JOHN CARNETT, BRACK BLACKWOOD, AND DENNIE MARTIN

Oral argument was held on October 15, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 18, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

September 30, 2010

Issue: Arbitration clauses in employee handbooks

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • BRENDA HATTON v. D.R. HORTON, INC.
  • MARSH USA INC. AND MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC. v. REX COOK
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    December 18, 2009

    Employer’s promise to pay employees a merger bonus; discovery cannot go back forever; correction deeds to real estate [orders of Dec. 18, 2009]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 4 other cases.

    December 18, 2009

    Company must honor pledge to workers, Supreme Court says

    from Austin American-Statesman

    Opinion

    December 18, 2009

    Green
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Oneill
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman

    Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:11th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:11-06-00118-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Terry McCall

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:385th District Court
    County:Midland
    Trial Judge:Honorable Robin Malone Darr
    Trial Docket:CV-43,929

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2010-02-10 Case Stored  
    2010-02-04 Mandate issued  
    2010-01-29 Corrected opinion  
    2009-12-18 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2009-12-18 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 15, 2008 and December 18, 2009.  
    2008-10-15 Oral argument  
    2008-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-09-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-09-12 Motion to re-set submission date disposed   Denied
    2008-09-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-05 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
    2008-08-29 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was waiting for oral argument between April 18, 2008 and August 29, 2008.  
    2008-04-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2008-04-18 Petition for Review granted
    2008-03-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-03-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-03-21 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2008-03-05 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2008-01-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-01-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-01-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-01-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-01-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-01-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2008-01-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2008-01-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-01-11 Case Record Filed  
    2007-12-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2007-12-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 10, 2007 and December 17, 2007.  
    2007-10-10 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2007-09-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2007-08-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2007-08-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2007-07-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2007-07-24 Case forwarded to Court
    2007-07-20 Response Waiver filed  
    2007-07-16 Response Waiver filed  
    2007-07-13 Response Waiver filed  
    2007-06-27 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2007-06-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Stephens, Autry
    Mr. Ryan John McNeel
    Mr. C. H. (Hal) Brockett Jr.
    Respondent
    Niewoehner Partnership, L.P.
    Mr. Randal Patterson
    Respondent
    American Energy Services
    Mr. Steven C. Kiser
    Mr. Scott M. Kidwell
    Mr. Harper Estes
    Mr. Billy Blue Hyatt
    Respondent
    Vanegas, Ed
    Mr. Allen R. Stroder
    Petitioner

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Royalton Real Estate Capital, LLC
    Mr. Eric Thomas Stahl
    Tucker, Eliot P.
    Mr. Eliot P. Tucker
    ...
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