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No. 15-0025
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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION v. BONNIE JONES AND AMERICAN HOME ASSURANCE COMPANY

Oral argument was held on March 30, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 24, 2016. It then denied rehearing on September 23, 2016 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 24, 2016

And… two more grants, issued late on Friday [Jan. 22, 2016]

from SCOTXblog

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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    Opinions

    June 24, 2016

    Willett
    Hecht
    Green
    Johnson
    Guzman
    Lehrmann
    Devine
    Brown

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

    Boyd

    Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:05-13-01353-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Lana Rolf Myers

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:193rd District Court
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable Carl Haralson Ginsberg
    Trial Docket:DC-11-07498

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2016-09-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
    2016-09-23 Mandate issued  
    2016-08-09 Case forwarded to Court
    2016-08-09 Motion for Rehearing  
    2016-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2016-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2016-06-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
    2016-06-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2016-06-24 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 30, 2016 and June 24, 2016.  
    2016-03-30 Oral argument  
    2016-03-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2016-03-23 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2016-03-14 Miscellaneous Motion  
    2016-02-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2016-02-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2016-02-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2016-01-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2016-01-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2016-01-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2016-01-22 Petition for Review granted
    2016-01-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2015-12-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2015-11-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2015-11-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2015-11-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2015-11-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2015-11-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2015-10-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2015-10-13 Case Record Filed  
    2015-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2015-09-30 Electronic communication sent to Party  
    2015-09-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2015-09-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
    2015-09-04 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 8, 2015 and September 4, 2015.  
    2015-07-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2015-06-11 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
    2015-06-11 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
    2015-06-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2015-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
    2015-05-11 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2015-05-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2015-04-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2015-03-10 Case forwarded to Court
    2015-03-06 Response Waiver filed  
    2015-03-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-03-04 Response Waiver filed  
    2015-02-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2015-01-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2015-01-12 Electronic communication sent to Party  
    2015-01-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation
    Atty. Gen. Warren Kenneth Paxton Jr.
    Mr. David C. Mattax
    Mr. Charles Roy
    Mr. David A. Talbot Jr.
    Mr. James Edward Davis
    Mr. Andrew John Lutostanski
    Petitioner
    Jones, Bonnie
    Mr. Wm. Randell Johnson
    Ms. Leslie R Casaubon
    Respondent
    American Home Assurance Company
    Mr. John V. Fundis
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Workers' Advocates
    Mr. Bradley Dean McClellan
    Mr. Richard Pena
    Texas Civil Justice League
    Mr. George S. Christian
    Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group
    Mr. John E. Collins

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