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No. 15-0591
TAMES

IN RE NATIONAL LLOYDS INSURANCE COMPANY, WARDLAW CLAIMS SERVICE, INC. AND IDEAL ADJUSTING, INC.

A mandamus petition was filed on August 10, 2015. Oral argument was held on February 7, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 9, 2017. A motion for rehearing was filed on July 26, 2017.

Opinions

June 9, 2017

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Willett
Devine
Brown

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

Johnson
Lehrmann
Boyd

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:13-15-00219-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Georgina M. Benavides

Trial Court

Trial Court:206th District Court
County:Hidalgo
Trial Judge:Honorable Rose Guerra Reyna
Trial Docket:C-1337-13-B

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-07-26 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-07-26 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-06-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-09 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2017-06-09 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 7, 2017 and June 9, 2017.  
2017-02-07 Oral argument  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between November 8, 2016 and February 7, 2017.  
2016-11-08 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2016-11-07 Electronic communication received from Party  
2016-11-07 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-10-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Mandamus Set to Argue
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 6, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-06-06 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2016-05-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-29 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2016-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-18 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2016-01-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-01-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-18 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-12-08 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2015-11-02 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2015-11-02 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2015-10-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-10-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-09-18 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-09-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-09-03 Address Change  
2015-08-18 Case forwarded to Court
2015-08-10 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Wardlaw Claims Service, Inc.
Ms. Elizabeth K. Marcum
Mr. Robert L. Florance IV
Mr. R. Casey Low
Ms. Monica L. Wilkins
Mr. Dale Wainwright
Mr. Greg C. Wilkins
Relator
National Lloyds Insurance Company
Ms. Elizabeth K. Marcum
Mr. R. Casey Low
Mr. Alasdair A. Roberts
Mr. Scot Graves Doyen
Mr. Dale Wainwright
Relator
Ideal Adjusting, Inc.
Ms. Elizabeth K. Marcum
Mr. Robert L. Florance IV
Mr. R. Casey Low
Ms. Monica L. Wilkins
Mr. Greg C. Wilkins
Mr. Dale Wainwright
Relator
Garcia, Danny
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. James C. Marrow
Real Party In Interest
Rodriguez, Alfredo Ortiz
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. James C. Marrow
Real Party In Interest
Dizdar, Kelly
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. James C. Marrow
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Real Party In Interest
Almaguer, Martin
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. James C. Marrow
Real Party In Interest
Garcia, Yvonne S.
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. James C. Marrow
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Real Party In Interest
Dizdar, Mark
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. James C. Marrow
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Real Party In Interest
Dizdar Development
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. James C. Marrow
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Real Party In Interest
Almaguer, MaricelaA.
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Mr. James C. Marrow
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Real Party In Interest
Rodriguez, Alicia M.
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Ms. Amber Lynn Anderson
Mr. John Steven Mostyn
Ms. Molly Kathleen Bowen
Mr. Randal G. Cashiola
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Mr. Gilberto Hinojosa
Mr. James C. Marrow
Real Party In Interest

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Germania Farm Mutual Insurance Association
Mr. Wade C. Crosnoe
Mr. Victor V. Vicinaiz
Zuleida Lopez-Habbouche
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