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No. 16-0337
TAMES

STATE OFFICE OF RISK MANAGEMENT v. EDNA A. MARTINEZ

Oral argument was held on October 12, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 15, 2017. It then denied rehearing on February 16, 2018 File Closed

Opinion

December 15, 2017

Brown
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:04-14-00558-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Karen A. Angelini

Trial Court

Trial Court:37th District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Antonia Arteaga
Trial Docket:2001-CI-17102

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-02-16 Mandate issued  
2018-02-16 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
2018-01-08 Case forwarded to Court
2018-01-08 Motion for Rehearing  
2018-01-03 Electronic communication received from Party  
2018-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2018-01-03 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2018-01-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-12-15 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirm and reverse in part; remand to court of appeals
2017-12-15 Opinion issued Issued
2017-12-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-12-13 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-11-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-11-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-10-25 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-10-12 Oral argument  
2017-10-12 Oral argument  
2017-10-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-09-06 Call received  
2017-08-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2017 and August 25, 2017.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-16 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-16 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-16 Petition for Review granted
2017-06-16 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 1, 2017 and June 16, 2017.  
2017-03-01 Call received  
2017-02-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-02-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-02-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-01-26 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-01-17 Brief on the Merits  
2017-01-13 Brief on the Merits  
2017-01-09 Case Record Filed  
2016-12-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-12-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between October 25, 2016 and December 16, 2016.  
2016-10-25 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-10-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-10-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-09-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-08-09 Case forwarded to Court
2016-08-09 Case forwarded to Court
2016-08-08 Response Waiver filed  
2016-07-26 Call received  
2016-07-20 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-19 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2016-07-19 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-07-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-07 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-06-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2016-06-09 Response Waiver filed  
2016-05-10 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Martinez, Edna A.
Mr. Kenneth W. Howell
Respondent
State Office of Risk Management
Mr. James E. Davis
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Brantley D. Starr
Ms. Emily R. Jakobeit
Sandra Horne
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Ms. Kara Lynne Kennedy
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Mr. James A. Hemphill
Ms. Mary A. Keeney
Flahive, Ogden, & Latson
Mr. Robert D. Stokes
Mr. Steven M. Tipton
 
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