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No. 16-0075
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HELIX ENERGY SOLUTIONS GROUP, INC., HELIX WELL OPS, INC., AND HELIX OFFSHORE INTERNATIONAL, INC. v. KELVIN GOLD

Oral argument was held on January 11, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 16, 2017. File Closed

Opinions

June 16, 2017

Devine
Hecht
Willett
Guzman
Brown

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

Johnson
Green
Lehrmann
Boyd

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Green, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Boyd joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:14-15-00123-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sharon Sue Mccally

Trial Court

Trial Court:270th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Brent C. Gamble
Trial Docket:2013-59134

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-07-28 Mandate issued  
2017-06-16 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, trial court judgment reinstated
2017-06-16 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2017-06-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 11, 2017 and June 16, 2017.  
2017-01-11 Oral argument  
2016-12-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-12-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-21 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-10-21 Petition for Review granted
2016-10-21 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-01 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2016-09-01 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-08-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-27 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-06-01 Case Record Filed  
2016-05-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-05-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-04-26 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-04-11 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-03-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-02-09 Case forwarded to Court
2016-02-04 Response Waiver filed  
2016-01-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Helix Offshore International, Inc.
Ms. Christina F. Crozier
Ms. Susan Noe Wilson
Ms. Callie Elizabeth Murphy
Ms. Lynne Liberato
Mr. Michael W. Hogue
Petitioner
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc.
Ms. Christina F. Crozier
Ms. Susan Noe Wilson
Ms. Callie Elizabeth Murphy
Mr. Michael W. Hogue
Ms. Lynne Liberato
Petitioner
Helix Well Ops, Inc.
Ms. Christina F. Crozier
Mr. Michael W. Hogue
Ms. Lynne Liberato
Ms. Susan Noe Wilson
Ms. Callie Elizabeth Murphy
Petitioner
Gold, Kelvin
Mr. Micajah Daniel Boatright
Mr. Kurt Brynilde Arnold
Respondent
 
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