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NICHOLAS TRAXLER v. ENTERGY GULF STATES, INC.

Oral argument was held on November 10, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 9, 2012. It then denied rehearing on October 12, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

March 12, 2012

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

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July 22, 2011

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

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Opinion

March 9, 2012

Willett
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed & Rendered
COA Docket No.:09-09-00362-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Steve McKeithen

Trial Court

Trial Court:128th District Court
County:Orange
Trial Judge:Honorable Patrick Allen Clark
Trial Docket:A-050,478-C

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-19 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-12-21 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between October 12, 2012 and December 21, 2012.  
2012-10-12 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2012-10-12 Mandate issued  
2012-10-12 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between May 8, 2012 and October 12, 2012.  
2012-05-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-05-03 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2012-05-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-04-30 Call received  
2012-04-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-04-25 Motion for Rehearing  
2012-04-25 Case forwarded to Court
2012-03-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2012-03-22 Supplement to Motion filed  
2012-03-22 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-03-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2012-03-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-03-09 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and remanded to Court of Appeals
2012-03-09 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-02-03 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2012-02-03 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2012-01-18 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-01-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-01-18 Motion for leave to file brief  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 28, 2011 and January 18, 2012.  
2011-11-28 Motion for leave to file brief  
2011-11-28 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-11-10 Oral argument  
2011-11-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between August 22, 2011 and November 7, 2011.  
2011-08-22 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
2011-06-02 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-05-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-04-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-03-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2011-03-07 Case Record Filed  
2011-02-24 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-02-24 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-02-11 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2011-01-27 Redrafted brief (Respondent)  
2011-01-24 Response to Petition   Filed document is struck by the Court
2011-01-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-12-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-12-07 Case forwarded to Court
2010-12-03 Response Waiver filed  
2010-11-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-11-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Entergy Gulf States, Inc.
Mr. Paul A. Scheurich
Ms. Jacqueline M. Stroh
Ms. Christine S. Kibbe
Respondent
Traxler, Nicholas
Ms. Jane Swearingen Leger
Mr. John Andrew Cowan
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Sharyland Utilities, L.P.
Mr. Richard P. Noland
Mr. James Elliott Guy
AEP Texas North Company
Ms. Marnie Ann McCormick
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. George S. Christian
Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Mr. Campbell McGinnis
Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, L.L.C.
Ms. Macey Reasoner Stokes
City of Austin
Ms. Maria S. Sanchez
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