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ITALIAN COWBOY PARTNERS, LTD., FRANCESCO SECCHI AND JANE SECCHI v. THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA AND FOUR PARTNERS, LLC D/B/A PRIZM PARTNERS AND D/B/A UNITED COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SERVICES

Oral argument was held on April 14, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 15, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

May 2, 2011

State Supreme Court smells fraud in case over stinky restaurant

from Southeast Texas Record

The Court has issued opinions:

April 27, 2011

Supreme Court of Texas Decides Merger Clause Issue

from ContractsProf Blog

April 15, 2011

Anonymous blogging decision from SCOTX; four other decisions; a grant about bad faith city takings [Apr. 15, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

March 12, 2010

Opinions in 8 cases; 6 new grants for the April argument calendar [orders of Mar. 12, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

Opinions

April 15, 2011

Green
Jefferson
Wainwright
Medina
Johnson
Lehrmann

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Hecht
Willett
Guzman

Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Willett and Justice Guzman joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:11
Outcome Below:Rev'd/Render
COA Docket No.:11-05-00264-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jim Wright

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 3
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Sally Montgomery

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-12 Case Stored  
2011-07-05 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2011-07-05 Mandate issued  
2011-06-27 Notice received  
2011-05-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-04-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-04-15 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, rendered in part, remanded in part
2011-04-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-04-15 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 14, 2010 and April 15, 2011.  
2010-04-14 Oral argument  
2010-04-09 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2010-04-07 Miscellaneous Motion  
2010-04-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-03-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-03-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-03-17 Call received  
2010-03-12 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-03-12 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-03-12 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 19, 2009 and March 12, 2010.  
2009-10-19 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2009-09-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-09-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-09-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-08-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-08-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-07-08 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2009-06-02 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-05-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-05-26 Case Record Filed  
2009-05-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-05-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-05-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2009-04-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-04-09 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2009-03-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 20, 2009 and March 27, 2009.  
2009-01-20 Case forwarded to Court
2009-01-16 Response Waiver filed  
2008-12-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2008-12-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2008-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Mr. Richard B. Phillips Jr.
Mr. John A. Mackintosh Jr.
Mr. G. Luke Ashley
Respondent
Italian Cowboy Partners, Ltd.
Mr. Charles Josef Blanchard
Mr. Ricardo Rochetti
Mr. Thomas Fenton Allen Jr.
Mr. Luke Madole
Petitioner
 
 
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