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No. 10-0781
TAMES

U-HAUL INTERNATIONAL, INC. D/B/A U-HAUL, U-HAUL CO. OF TEXAS, INC. D/B/A U-HAUL OF DALLAS, AND EAST FORK ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A JOT 'EM DOWN, INC. v. TALMADGE WALDRIP, BERNICE WALDRIP, DINAH SIMINGTON, AND ANNE WALDRIP-BOYD

Oral argument was held on February 8, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

September 4, 2012

Does groping count as medical malpractice? That, plus issues about condemnation law, civil commitment, proving negligence, and overturning default judgments [more from Friday's orders]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

September 3, 2012

Cases in the news [Sep. 3, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 7 other cases.

August 31, 2012

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

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 23 other cases.

Opinions

August 31, 2012

Wainwright
Jefferson
Hecht
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman

Justice Wainwright 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

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed/Reverse in part
COA Docket No.:05-08-01172-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Molly Meredith Francis

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 2
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Timothy King Fifer
Trial Docket:cc-06-14908-B

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
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 Mandate issued  
2012-08-31 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-08-31 Opinion issued Issued
2012-08-31 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2012-08-31 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 26, 2012 and August 31, 2012.  
2012-04-26 Post submission brief filed  
2012-04-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2012-03-02 Post submission brief filed  
2012-02-08 Oral argument  
2012-02-08 Oral argument  
2012-01-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-01-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-01-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-12-16 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-12-16 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-12-16 Case set for oral argument   Filing granted
2011-12-16 Petition for Review granted
2011-12-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-12-16 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 30, 2011 and December 16, 2011.  
2011-09-30 Reply Brief  
2011-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-09-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-09-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-09-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-09-12 Reply Brief  
2011-08-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-07-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-06-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-06-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-05-31 Brief on the Merits  
2011-05-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-05-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-05-03 Case Record Filed  
2011-04-28 Miscellaneous Motion  
2011-04-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-04-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-02-24 Reply to Response  
2011-02-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 4, 2011 and February 24, 2011.  
2011-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2010-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2010-12-28 Case forwarded to Court
2010-12-27 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2010-12-27 Appendix Filed  
2010-12-21 Case forwarded to Court
2010-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2010-12-15 Response to Petition  
2010-11-17 Call received  
2010-11-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-11-15 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-11-15 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-09-30 Call received  
2010-09-30 Call received  
2010-09-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-09-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Waldrip, Talmadge
Mr. Marquette William Wolf
Mr. Charles E. Schuerenberg
Mr. Joseph Carl Cecere
Mr. Charles W. McGarry
Mr. Jeffrey S. Levinger
Mr. Ted B. Lyon Jr.
Respondent
U-Haul International, Inc.
Ms. Lisa Bowlin Hobbs
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Mr. James Estes Griffis
Mr. Christopher J. Pruitt
Mr. David E. Keltner
Mr. David N. Kitner
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Mr. Creighton R. Magid
Petitioner
U-Haul Co. of Arizona
Mr. David N. Kitner
Mr. Creighton R. Magid
Other Interested Party
Boyd, Larry
Mr. Christopher J. Pruitt
Mr. James Estes Griffis
Other Interested Party
LawFinance Group, Inc.
Mr. Dryden Liddle
Other Interested Party

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. George S. Christian
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