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No. 15-0642
TAMES

DELIA PAGAYON, MICHELLE FULTON, ALFREDO G. PAGAYON, MICHAEL G. PAGAYON, AND THE ESTATE OF ALFREDO M. PAGAYON v. EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION

A petition was filed on August 26, 2015. Oral argument was held on December 6, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 23, 2017.

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May 30, 2017

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

June 23, 2017

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Devine
Brown

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

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered an opinion concurring only in the judgment. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:14-13-00456-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Tracy K. Christopher

Trial Court

Trial Court:Probate Court No 2
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Michael J. Wood
Trial Docket:408329-401

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-08-09 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2017-06-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-06-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-23 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2017-06-23 Opinion issued Issued
2017-06-23 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-06-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 6, 2016 and June 23, 2017.  
2016-12-06 Oral argument  
2016-12-06 Oral argument  
2016-12-05 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2016-12-05 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2016-11-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-11-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 2, 2016 and November 4, 2016.  
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-08-04 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 31, 2016 and August 4, 2016.  
2016-05-31 Reply Brief  
2016-05-31 Reply Brief  
2016-05-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-05-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-05-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-25 Brief on the Merits  
2016-04-25 Brief on the Merits  
2016-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-21 Brief on the Merits  
2016-03-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-03 Case Record Filed  
2016-02-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-02-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-02-01 Reply to Response  
2016-01-11 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-01-11 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-01-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-12-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-10-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-10-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2015-09-25 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2015-08-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pagayon, Delia
Mr. Graham Eugene Sutliff
Mr. William Henry Stout
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Petitioner
Fulton, Michelle
Mr. Graham Eugene Sutliff
Mr. William Henry Stout
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Petitioner
Pagayon, Michael G.
Mr. William Henry Stout
Mr. Graham Eugene Sutliff
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Petitioner
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Ms. Jennifer Bruch Hogan
Mr. Richard P. Hogan Jr.
Ms. Chandria T. Jackson
Rahfaan Clive Markland
Mr. Jeffrey S. Kuhn
Mr. James C. Marrow
Respondent
The Estate of Alfredo M. Pagayon
Mr. Graham Eugene Sutliff
Mr. William Henry Stout
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Petitioner
Pagayon, Alfredo G.
Mr. William Henry Stout
Mr. Graham Eugene Sutliff
Mr. Matthew B. Ploeger
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
American College of Emergency Physicians
Leslie Patterson Moore
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