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No. 09-0446
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DEBBIE STOCKTON, AS PARENT AND NEXT FRIEND OF WILLIAM STOCKTON, A MINOR v. HOWARD A. OFFENBACH, M.D.

Oral argument was held on March 25, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 25, 2011. It then denied rehearing on May 27, 2011 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

February 27, 2011

Four opinons, three grants (including appellate attorneys fees and home-equity lending) [Feb. 25, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

March 27, 2010

Time nearly up on malpractice suit against missing doctor

from Austin American-Statesman

February 12, 2010

Three per curiams and six new grants [orders of Feb. 12, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

Opinion

February 25, 2011

Medina
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Medina delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:05
Outcome Below:Reversed & R
COA Docket No.:05-08-01185-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Elizabeth Lang-Miers

Trial Court

Trial Court:298th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Emily G. Tobolowsky

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-15 Case Stored  
2011-05-27 Mandate issued  
2011-05-27 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2011-04-13 Case forwarded to Court
2011-04-13 Motion for Rehearing  
2011-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-03-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-03-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-02-25 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2011-02-25 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 29, 2010 and February 25, 2011.  
2010-04-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-04-28 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-04-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-04-08 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-03-25 Oral argument  
2010-03-19 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2010-03-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-03-15 Motion to Argue filed  
2010-03-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-02-12 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-02-12 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-02-12 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 14, 2009 and February 12, 2010.  
2009-12-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-11-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2009-11-17 Case Record Filed  
2009-10-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-10-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between August 26, 2009 and October 23, 2009.  
2009-08-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-07-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-06-30 Case forwarded to Court
2009-06-29 Response Waiver filed  
2009-05-28 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2009-05-28 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Stockton, Debbie
Mr. Timothy Lyle Culberson
Mr. Robert J. Talaska
Petitioner
Offenbach, M.D., Howard A.
Mr. Stan A. Thiebaud
Mr. Michael Alan Yanof
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
 
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