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1/2 PRICE CHECKS CASHED v. UNITED AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY

Oral argument was held on February 3, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 24, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 11, 2011

Three new grants: Attorneys fees for dishonored checks; arbitration appeals (yet again); and attorneys fees for defendants in DTPA cases [Jan. 11, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
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  • CMH HOMES, INC., ET AL. v. ADAM PEREZ
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    Opinion

    June 24, 2011

    Guzman
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett
    Lehrmann

    Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:AFF/PT, REV/REND/PT
    COA Docket No.:05-08-01685-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Joseph Morris

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:County Court at Law No 1
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable D'Metria Benson
    Trial Docket:CC-08-06984-A

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-11-03 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 24, 2011 and November 3, 2011.  
    2011-08-24 Mandate issued  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between June 24, 2011 and August 24, 2011.  
    2011-06-24 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
    2011-06-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 25, 2011 and June 24, 2011.  
    2011-03-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-03-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-02-18 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-02-10 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-02-08 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-02-08 Notice of Appearance  
    2011-02-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-02-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-02-03 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
    2011-02-03 Oral argument  
    2011-01-31 Call received  
    2011-01-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-01-27 Pre-Submission brief (Respondent)  
    2011-01-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-01-24 Notice of Appearance  
    2011-01-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-01-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-01-11 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2011-01-11 Petition for Review granted
    2011-01-11 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2010-12-22 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2010-12-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2010-11-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-11-29 Letter Filed  
    2010-11-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2010-11-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-11-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2010-11-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2010-10-26 Letter Filed  
    2010-10-21 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2010-10-18 Case Record Filed  
    2010-10-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2010-10-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2010-09-21 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2010-08-31 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2010-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2010-07-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2010-07-13 Case forwarded to Court
    2010-07-12 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2010-06-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-06-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    1/2 Price Checks Cashed
    Mr. Gavin Neal Lewis
    Mr. William S. Rhea
    Petitioner
    United Automobile Insurance Company
    Mr. Douglas W. Alexander
    Ms. Dana Livingston
    Ms. Amy Warr
    Mr. Christopher Snead
    Mr. Richard J. Byrne
    Mr. Joe Michael Russell II
    Mr. Theodore Cassiday Keramidas
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    The Texas Association of Check Cashers, et al.
    Mr. Charles A. Ruesink
    The Money Box
    Mr. William S. Rhea
    Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
    Mr. E. Thomas Bishop
    Lawrence, William H.
    Mr. William H. Lawrence
    ...
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