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No. 14-1007
TAMES

GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY AND GREAT AMERICAN LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY v. GLEN HAMEL AND MARSHA HAMEL

Oral argument was held on February 28, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 16, 2017. It then denied rehearing on September 22, 2017 File Closed

Opinion

June 16, 2017

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff As Mod
COA Docket No.:08-11-00302-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Yvonne Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:48th District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable David L. Evans
Trial Docket:48-215116-05

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-26 Mandate issued  
2017-09-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 28, 2017 and September 22, 2017.  
2017-07-28 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-07-14 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-07-05 Letter brief (Respondent)  
2017-06-29 Letter Filed  
2017-06-27 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-06-27 Notice requesting filing fee  
2017-06-27 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-16 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2017-06-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-05-19 Reply to Amicus Curiae Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-04-28 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-03-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-02-28 Oral argument  
2017-02-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2017-02-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-02-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-02-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-02-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-01-06 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2017-01-06 Motion to re-set submission date disposed   Filing granted
2017-01-04 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-01-04 Electronic communication received from Party  
2016-12-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-12-23 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
2016-12-23 Petition for Review granted
2016-12-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 1, 2016 and December 23, 2016.  
2016-11-01 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-10-14 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-08-17 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-30 Case Record Filed  
2016-06-30 Case Record Filed  
2016-06-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-06-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 20, 2015 and June 17, 2016.  
2015-05-20 Letter Filed  
2015-05-14 Letter Filed  
2015-04-28 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-04-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-03-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-03-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-02-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-01-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-01-26 Response Waiver filed  
2015-01-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hamel, Marsha
Mr. William Brent Shellhorse
Respondent
Great American Lloyds Insurance Company
Ms. Lori Joanne Murphy
Mr. Aaron L. Mitchell
Ms. Beth D. Bradley
Petitioner
Hamel, Glen
Mr. William Brent Shellhorse
Mr. Hunter Thorne McLean
Mr. Lee H. Shidlofsky
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
United Policyholders
Tracy Alan Saxe
Insurance Council of Texas
Mr. Wade C. Crosnoe
National Association of Homebuilders
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
Amy N. Rauch
Texas Building Branch of the Associated General Contractors of America
Amy N. Rauch
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
American Insurance Association
Mr. Levon G. Hovnatanian
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