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No. 12-0617
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UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION v. DAISY E. SYNATZSKE AND GRACE ANNETTE WEBB, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES AND CO-EXECUTRIXES OF THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH EMMITE, SR., JOSEPH EMMITE, JR., DOROTHY A. DAY, VERA J. GIALMALVA AND JAMES R. EMMITE

Oral argument was held on October 10, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 3, 2014. It then denied rehearing on August 22, 2014 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

June 28, 2013

Six sets of opinions; four grants [Jun. 28, 2013]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

July 3, 2014

Johnson
Hecht
Green
Willett
Brown

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Willett, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Lehrmann

Justice Lehrmann delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Boyd
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Devine joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-09-01141-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Terry Jennings

Trial Court

Trial Court:11th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Mark D. Davidson
Trial Docket:2007-43950

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-09-12 Case Stored  
2014-08-22 Mandate issued  
2014-08-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2014-07-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-07-18 Case forwarded to Court
2014-07-03 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2014-07-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2014-07-03 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2014-07-03 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 1, 2013 and July 3, 2014.  
2013-11-01 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2013-10-10 Oral argument  
2013-10-09 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2013-10-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-10-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-08-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-08-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 28, 2013 and August 28, 2013.  
2013-06-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-06-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-06-28 Petition for Review granted
2013-05-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2013-05-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2013-04-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-04-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-03-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2013-02-25 Case Record Filed  
2013-02-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2013-02-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-01-09 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2012-12-07 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2012-12-05 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2012-11-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-11-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-11-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-10-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-10-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-09-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2012-08-14 Case forwarded to Court
2012-08-13 Response Waiver filed  
2012-07-31 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Union Carbide Corporation
Ms. Sharla J. Frost
Ms. Karlene D. Poll
Mr. Benjamin Allen 'Ben' Geslison
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Stephen G. Tipps
Mr. James H. Powers
Petitioner
Synatzske, Daisy E.
Mr. Troy Damon Chandler
Mr. Marcus Dale Pinney
Mr. Michael Blase Patronella
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Samantha Flores
Robert Eugene Shuttlesworth
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Respondent
 
 
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