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No. 10-0526
TAMES

IN RE UNITED SCAFFOLDING, INC.

Oral argument was held on October 6, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 7 articles about this case.

August 31, 2012

Year-End Orders – 18 sets of opinions, 5 new cases set for argument [Aug. 31, 2012]

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October 6, 2011

Issues in the October sitting; new Fifth Circuit blog; first report on the 2012 SCOTX elections

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July 28, 2011

Decision for new trial before Texas Supreme Court

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July 22, 2011

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

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February 10, 2011

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Opinions

August 31, 2012

Lehrmann
Jefferson
Hecht
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman

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

Wainwright

Justice Wainwright delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:09-10-00172-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Steve McKeithen

Trial Court

Trial Court:172nd District Court
County:Jefferson
Trial Judge:Honorable Donald J. Floyd
Trial Docket:E-177,607

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-19 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-12-19 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between October 12, 2012 and December 19, 2012.  
2012-10-12 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2012-08-31 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2012-08-31 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 6, 2011 and August 31, 2012.  
2011-12-06 Supplement to Amicus Curiae  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 6, 2011 and December 6, 2011.  
2011-10-06 Oral argument  
2011-08-18 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-08-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-07-18 Designation of Lead Counsel  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between February 8, 2011 and July 18, 2011.  
2011-02-08 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
2011-02-08 Mandamus Set to Argue
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 16, 2010 and February 8, 2011.  
2010-12-16 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-12-07 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2010-11-22 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2010-11-01 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2010-10-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-09-16 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2010-08-30 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2010-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-07-20 Case forwarded to Court
2010-07-13 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
2010-07-13 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
United Scaffolding, Inc.
Ms. Kathleen Marie Kennedy
Relator
Levine, James
Mr. Timothy W. Ferguson
Mr. J. Trenton Bond
Mr. Dominic M.V. Braus
Mr. Christopher Michael Portner
Real Party In Interest

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
 
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