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Oral argument was held on November 9, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 9, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

March 19, 2012

Texas Supreme Court Rules on Enforceability of Mediated Settlement Agreement

from Disputing

The Court has issued opinions:

March 12, 2012

Four decisions, two grants, and another rehearing wish is granted [Mar. 9, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

July 22, 2011

Texas Supreme Court announces its fall lineup

from Tex Parte

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

July 22, 2011

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

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 25 other cases.


March 9, 2012


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


Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Green and Justice Willett joined. PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:AFF'D/ REV'D & REMANDED
COA Docket No.:02-08-00442-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable LeeAnn Dauphinot

Trial Court

Trial Court:322nd District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Nancy L. Berger
Trial Docket:322-424862-07

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2012-04-25 Case Stored  
2012-04-19 Mandate issued  
2012-03-09 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2012-03-09 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2012-03-09 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 13, 2012 and March 9, 2012.  
2012-01-13 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 9, 2011 and January 13, 2012.  
2011-11-09 Oral argument  
2011-10-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between August 5, 2011 and October 31, 2011.  
2011-08-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-06-24 Petition for Review granted
2011-06-24 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 3, 2011 and June 24, 2011.  
2011-05-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-04-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-03-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2011-03-03 Case Record Filed  
2011-02-24 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-02-24 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-01-18 Notice received  
2010-12-23 Notice received  
2010-12-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-12-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-11-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-10-26 Case forwarded to Court
2010-09-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-09-22 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Milner, Jack Edward
Mr. David Lee Cook
Mr. Chris Harris
Mr. Jeffrey H. Kobs
Milner, Vicki Ann
Mr. John Charles 'J.C.' Ball
Ms. Heather Leah King
Ms. Rebecca Tillery Rowan