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No. 10-0374
TAMES

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, HONORABLE MIKE GEESLIN, COMMISSIONER OF INSURANCE AND HONORABLE DANNY SAENZ, SENIOR ASSOCIATE COMMISSIONER v. AMERICAN NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND AMERICAN NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF TEXAS

Oral argument was held on September 14, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 18, 2012. It then denied rehearing on August 31, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

September 19, 2011

This week at SCOTX [Sep. 19, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

September 18, 2011

National Trade Group Defends Texas Appellate Ruling On Reinsurance

from Business Law Daily

September 14, 2011

Argument preview: Appellate attorney fees, drivers license revocation hearings

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

July 22, 2011

Fall oral argument calendar released [Jul. 22, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 25 other cases.

Opinion

May 18, 2012

Medina
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Medina delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed & Rendered
COA Docket No.:03-08-00535-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable J. Woodfin 'Woodie' Jones

Trial Court

Trial Court:261st District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Orlinda L. Naranjo
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-04-003621

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-09-26 Case Stored  
2012-08-31 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2012-08-31 Mandate issued  
2012-08-17 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Respondent)  
2012-08-10 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2012-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2012-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-06-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2012-06-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2012-06-18 Case forwarded to Court
2012-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2012-06-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2012-05-18 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-05-18 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 16, 2011 and May 18, 2012.  
2011-09-16 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-09-14 Oral argument  
2011-09-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-09-01 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-08-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-06-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-06-17 Petition for Review granted
2011-06-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 8, 2011 and June 6, 2011.  
2011-04-08 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-03-24 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-03-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-02-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing dismissed as moot
2011-02-15 Certification (various) in case received  
2011-02-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-02-15 Call received  
2011-02-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-02-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-02-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-02-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-02-03 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2011-02-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-12-27 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2010-12-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-12-14 Case Record Filed  
2010-12-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-12-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-11-15 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-11-15 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-10-22 Letter Filed  
2010-10-22 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2010-10-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-10-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-10-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-10-01 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2010-10-01 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2010-09-08 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
2010-09-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-09-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-09-02 Letter Filed  
2010-08-24 Case forwarded to Court
2010-08-19 Reply to Response to Motion  
2010-08-16 Response Waiver filed  
2010-08-05 Response to Motion filed  
2010-08-05 Letter Filed  
2010-07-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-07-22 Document received (See Remarks)  
2010-07-22 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-07-22 Miscellaneous Motion  
2010-07-22 Motion to Intervene filed  
2010-07-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-06-23 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-06-22 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2010-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-05-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
American National Insurance Co.
Ms. Susan G. Conway
Mr. Andrew J. Mytelka
Mr. Will D. Davis
Mr. Dudley D. McCalla
Mr. Steven Carl Windsor
Mr. Boyce C. Cabaniss
Respondent
Texas Department of Insurance
Mr. Arthur C. D'Andrea
Ms. Lesli G. Ginn
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
Mr. William (Bill) J. Cobb III
Mr. David C. Mattax
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. John Barrett Scott
Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
Mr. James C. Ho
Mr. David S. Morales
Mr. J. R. Schneider Jr.
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company
Mr. Scott Masur McElhaney
Mr. S. Vance Wittie
Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America
Mr. Jonathan D. Pauerstein
Ms. Alia Marissa Levine
Texas Health Insurance Pool
Mr. Richard B. Farrer
Mr. Christian J. Ward
Mr. Gregory S. Coleman
Beal, Ron
Mr. Ron Beal
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