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GALBRAITH ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, INC. v. SAM POCHUCHA AND JEAN POCHUCHA

Oral argument was held on December 11, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

June 26, 2009

Order List for June 26, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

June 8, 2009

Decision may have impact on contractors

from Fort Worth Business Press

Opinion

June 26, 2009

Medina
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Medina delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:04-07-00119-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sandee Bryan Marion

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 5
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Karen Crouch
Trial Docket:301172-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-11-30 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 7, 2009 and November 30, 2009.  
2009-08-07 Mandate issued  
2009-06-26 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2009-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-06-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2009-06-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 9, 2009 and June 8, 2009.  
2009-04-09 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
2009-03-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2009-02-10 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2009-02-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-02-06 Motion for leave to file brief  
2009-02-06 Response to Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2009-01-28 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2009-01-27 Motion for leave to file brief  
2009-01-27 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2008-12-11 Oral argument  
2008-12-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2008-12-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-11-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-11-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-11-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-10-10 Petition for Review granted
2008-10-10 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2008-10-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2008-09-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-09-18 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-09-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-09-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-09-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-09-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-07-31 Case Record Filed  
2008-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-06-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-05 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-06-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-04-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-04-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-04-21 Certification (various) in case received  
2008-04-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-03-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-03-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-02-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-01-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-01-15 Case forwarded to Court
2008-01-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-01-02 Response Waiver filed  
2007-12-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-12-21 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Galbraith Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Mr. Ian M. Mclin
Mr. Stephen E. Walraven
Mr. Roy Lee White
Petitioner
Pochucha, Sam
Mr. Christopher Dean Below
Mr. Robert W. Loree
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Occidental Chemical Corporation
Mr. Reagan L. Butts
Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
The Lincoln Electric Company
Mr. John G. Bissell
Texas Alliance for Patient Access
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Pacific Legal Foundation
Ms. Kathleen Cassidy Goodman
Texas Society of Arquitects
Ms. Yvonne Roselyn Castillo
The Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
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