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No. 10-0933
TAMES

IN RE TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC. AND VISCOUNT PROPERTIES II, L.P., D/B/A HOY FOX TOYOTA/LEXUS

Oral argument was held on January 8, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 30, 2013. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

September 30, 2013

Even Reasonably Specific New Trial Orders May Be Reviewed On Their Merits And Overturned If Not Legally Appropriate

from Sua Sponte

The Court has issued opinions:

August 30, 2013

13 decisions in the Court’s end-of-term orders [Aug. 30, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 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 30, 2013

Jefferson
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Lehrmann
Devine

Justice Lehrmann delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Devine joined PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:08-09-00293-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David W. Chew

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable Yvonne T. Rodriguez
Trial Docket:2004-P01144-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-11-18 Case Stored  
2013-10-10 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2013-08-30 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2013-08-30 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 28, 2013 and August 30, 2013.  
2013-02-28 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
2013-02-04 Case Record Filed  
2013-02-04 Post submission brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-02-01 Letter Filed  
2013-02-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2013-01-31 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
2013-01-08 Oral argument  
2012-12-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-12-27 Notice of Appearance  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 7, 2012 and December 27, 2012.  
2012-09-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-08-31 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-08-31 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2012-08-31 Mandamus Set to Argue
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012.  
2011-12-01 Letter Filed  
2011-10-13 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2011-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-08-30 Correction filed (See Remarks)  
2011-08-29 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2011-08-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-08-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-07-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-06-30 Verification received and filed  
2011-06-30 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2011-06-30 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2011-06-28 Call received  
2011-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-05-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-05-06 Corrected Notice sent to all counsel  
2011-05-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-04-29 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-04-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-04-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-04-14 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2011-04-14 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2011-03-11 Call received  
2011-03-11 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2011-03-11 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2011-02-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-02-28 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2011-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-01-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-01-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2010-12-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-11-22 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2010-11-16 Case forwarded to Court
2010-11-15 Case Record Filed  
2010-11-15 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2010-11-15 Appendix Filed (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Mr. Richard B. Phillips Jr.
Mr. Carlos Rincon
Mr. Kurt C. Kern
Mr. David P. Stone
Mr. Scott P. Stolley
Relator
King, Rebecca
Mr. Enrique Moreno
Mr. Enrique Chavez Jr.
Mr. John P. Mobbs
Real Party In Interest

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. E. Lee Parsley
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Mr. Roger W. Hughes
Ms. Ruth G. Malinas
 
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