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No. 08-0094
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The Court requested full merits briefing on June 19, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 22, 2009. It then denied rehearing on August 21, 2009 File Closed

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May 22, 2009


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-06-01373-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Carolyn I. Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 3
Trial Judge:Honorable Donald Metcalfe
Trial Docket:03-06662-C

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-12-02 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 21, 2009 and December 2, 2009.  
2009-08-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2009-08-21 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between June 10, 2009 and August 21, 2009.  
2009-06-10 Case forwarded to Court
2009-06-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-06-04 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-05-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-05-22 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2009-05-22 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2009-05-22 Opinion issued ca judgment vacated/cause dismissed
2009-04-13 Notice received  
2009-03-25 Letter Filed  
2009-02-13 Letter Filed  
2009-02-11 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
2009-02-04 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 14, 2008 and February 4, 2009.  
2008-10-14 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2008-08-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-08-26 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-08-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-07-31 Case Record Filed  
2008-07-22 Letter Filed  
2008-07-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-21 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-07-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-06-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-06-18 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2008-06-09 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2008-05-05 Suggestion of Death  
2008-05-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-04-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-03-04 Case forwarded to Court
2008-02-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2008-02-01 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Dallas County
Ms. Jana Prigmore Ferguson
Mr. Craig M. Watkins
Southwestern Bell Telephone, L.P.
Mr. Timothy A. Whitley
Other Interested Party
Posey, Kim
Mr. Sidney Bennett Chesnin
Mr. Lorin M. Subar
Mr. Thomas Albert Carse