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No. 15-0143
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TIC ENERGY AND CHEMICAL, INC. v. KEVIN BRADFORD MARTIN

Oral argument was held on February 9, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 3, 2016. It then denied rehearing on September 23, 2016 File Closed

Opinion

June 3, 2016

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-14-00278-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras Garza

Trial Court

Trial Court:135th District Court
County:Calhoun
Trial Judge:Honorable Juergen (Skipper) Koetter
Trial Docket:12-9-1696

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-09-23 Mandate issued  
2016-09-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between June 20, 2016 and September 23, 2016.  
2016-06-20 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-20 Case forwarded to Court
2016-06-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-06-03 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 7, 2016 and June 3, 2016.  
2016-03-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-03-04 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2016-03-03 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2016-02-24 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2016-02-24 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-02-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-02-09 Oral argument  
2016-02-05 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-02-03 Notice of Appearance  
2016-02-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-01-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-01-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-12-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-12-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-12-18 Petition for Review granted
2015-11-10 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-10-26 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-10-05 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-09-22 Case Record 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 June 4, 2015 and September 4, 2015.  
2015-06-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2015-05-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-04-24 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-03-24 Case forwarded to Court
2015-02-20 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Martin, Kevin Bradford
Mr. James Cole
Mr. Justin L. Williams
Respondent
TIC Energy and Chemical, Inc.
Daniel Ray
Mr. Randy G. Donato
Mr. James T. Sunosky
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. Jeffrey Blake Simon
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. George S. Christian
Palmer, Therold
Mr. Russell S. Post
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