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PNS STORES, INC., D/B/A MACFRUGAL'S BARGAIN CLOSEOUTS D/B/A MACFRUGALS, INC. v. ANNA E. RIVERA AS NEXT FRIEND FOR RACHEL RIVERA

Oral argument was held on January 11, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 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.

The Court has issued opinions:

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.

September 30, 2011

New cases about age discrimination, actual innocence in juvenile cases, and condemnation by electric utilities [Sep. 30, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

Opinion

August 31, 2012

Guzman
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-09-00561-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:224th District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Gloria A. Saldana
Trial Docket:2009-CI-03071

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2012-10-12 Mandate issued  
2012-08-31 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2012-08-31 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 20, 2012 and August 31, 2012.  
2012-01-20 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-01-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-01-17 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2012-01-11 Oral argument  
2012-01-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2012-01-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2012-01-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2011-12-23 Notice received (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between October 19, 2011 and December 23, 2011.  
2011-10-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2011-09-30 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-09-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-09-30 Petition for Review granted
2011-09-26 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
2011-09-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Respondent)  
2011-09-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-09-02 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-08-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-08-18 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2011-08-05 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-07-22 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-07-08 Case Record Filed  
2011-07-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2011-06-28 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2011-06-15 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-06-15 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-05-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-05-12 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2011-05-12 Amendment to motion (Petitioner)  
2011-04-18 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-04-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-03-25 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2011-03-18 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
2011-03-10 Response to Motion filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2011-03-08 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2011-03-08 Call received (Amicus Curiae)  
2011-03-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Amicus Curiae)  
2011-03-07 Motion to Strike filed (Respondent)  
2011-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-01-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2011-01-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Respondent)  
2011-01-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-12-28 Case forwarded to Court
2010-12-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Amicus Curiae)  
2010-12-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-12-22 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
2010-12-20 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-12-20 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rivera, Anna E.
Mr. Richard Tinsman
Mr. Daniel J.T. Sciano
Mr. Bernard Wm. Fischman
Ms. Kimberly S. Keller
Mr. Bernard Wm. Fischman
Respondent
PNS Stores, Inc.
Ms. Tiffany Sue Bingham
Mr. David A. Oliver Jr.
Mr. Paul Brown Kerlin
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
CSC - Lawyers Incorporating Service Company
Mr. Peter D. Kennedy
 
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