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No. 16-0651
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DUDLEY CONSTRUCTION, LTD., RICHARD MARK DUDLEY, AND HARTFORD FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY v. ACT PIPE AND SUPPLY, INC.

Oral argument was held on December 5, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 6, 2018. It then denied rehearing on June 1, 2018 File Closed

Opinion

April 6, 2018

Brown
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:6th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:06-15-00045-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Josh R. Morriss

Trial Court

Trial Court:361st District Court
County:Brazos
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven Lee Smith
Trial Docket:12-000281-CV-361

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-06-01 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2018-06-01 Mandate issued  
2018-06-01 Corrected judgment issued   Issued
2018-05-09 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2018-04-24 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-04-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2018-04-18 Case forwarded to Court
2018-04-06 Opinion issued   Court affirms in part and reverses in part CA judgment and remands to trial court
2018-04-06 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 5, 2017 and April 6, 2018.  
2017-12-05 Oral argument  
2017-11-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-11-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 13, 2017 and November 8, 2017.  
2017-07-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2017-07-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-29 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-06-23 Petition for Review granted
2017-06-23 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-05-03 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2017-04-20 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-04-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-04-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-03-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-02-24 Case Record Filed  
2017-02-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-02-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between December 5, 2016 and February 17, 2017.  
2016-12-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-11-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-11-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-10-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-09-20 Case forwarded to Court
2016-09-13 Response Waiver filed  
2016-08-26 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
ACT Pipe & Supply, Inc.
Ms. Lisa M. Norman
Mr. W. Jason Walker
Mr. Robert A. Plessala
Respondent
Hartford Fire Insurance Company
Mr. Byron Thompson
Mr. Robert A. Swearingen
Petitioner
Dudley, Richard Mark
Mr. Byron Thompson
Mr. Robert A. Swearingen
Mr. Robert A. Swearingen
Petitioner
Dudley Construction, Ltd.
Mr. Byron Thompson
Mr. Robert A. Swearingen
Mr. Robert A. Swearingen
Petitioner
 
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