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No. 08-0175
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WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION v. MARGARITA CAMACHO, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on March 10, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 11, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

December 15, 2009

Justices say expert opinion not enough proof in dryer fire case

from Southeast Texas Record

The Court has issued opinions:

December 15, 2009

Texas Supreme Court Reverses Award Against Whirlpool, Reaffirms Expert Reliability Standards

from Mass Torts: State of the Art

December 11, 2009

The test for causation under the DTPA; an insurer’s duty to cover a homebuilder for mold; expert testimony [orders of Dec. 11, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • D.R. HORTON-TEXAS, LTD. v. MARKEL INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY, LTD.
  • METRO ALLIED INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. AND C. MICHAEL MCGLOTHLIN v. SHIHCHE E. LIN, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A APTUS COMPANY, AND SUNG-PING H. LIN
  • March 9, 2009

    Preview for Week of 3-9-2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 7 other cases.

    February 13, 2009

    Order List for February 13, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 12 other cases.

    Opinion

    December 11, 2009

    Johnson
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Oneill
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green
    Willett

    Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:13-05-00361-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Rogelio Valdez

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:370th District Court
    County:Hidalgo
    Trial Judge:Honorable Noe Gonzalez
    Trial Docket:C-1141-03-G

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2010-02-10 Case Stored  
    2010-01-08 Mandate issued  
    2010-01-08 Motion to Expedite disposed Filing granted
    2009-12-30 Motion to Expedite Filed  
    2009-12-11 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
    2009-12-11 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 20, 2009 and December 11, 2009.  
    2009-03-20 Letter Filed  
    2009-03-17 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2009-03-10 Oral argument  
    2009-03-09 Document received (See Remarks)  
    2009-03-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-03-09 Document received (See Remarks)  
    2009-02-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2009-02-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2009-02-13 Petition for Review granted
    2009-02-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2009-02-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2009-01-28 Letter Filed  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between November 24, 2008 and January 28, 2009.  
    2008-11-24 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2008-11-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-10-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2008-10-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2008-09-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2008-08-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2008-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2008-07-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-06-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-06-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-06-24 Case Record Filed  
    2008-06-12 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2008-06-12 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2008-05-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2008-05-06 Case forwarded to Court
    2008-05-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2008-05-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-05-02 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2008-04-29 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2008-04-28 Miscellaneous Motion  
    2008-04-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2008-04-03 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2008-04-03 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2008-04-03 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2008-03-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2008-03-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Whirlpool Corporation
    Mr. Keith N. Uhles
    Mr. Mark Ryan Trachtenberg
    Ms. Lynne Liberato
    Ms. Alene Ross 'Allie' Levy
    Mr. Juan Noe Garza Jr.
    Mr. Peter J. Rusthoven
    Mr. Douglas K. Dieterly
    Petitioner
    Camacho, Margarita
    Mr. Mauro F. Ruiz
    Mr. John L. Tippit III
    Mr. Aaron Ian Vela
    Mr. Joe Escobedo Jr.
    Mr. David H. Hockema
    Mr. Albert A. 'Beto' Munoz II
    Mr. Luis M. Cardenas
    Mr. Cesar Ricardo Perez
    Mr. Kevin H. Dubose
    Mr. Robert B. Dubose
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc.
    Ms. Lauren Beck Harris
    General Electric Co.
    Mr. Joseph G. Petrosinelli
     
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