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No. 16-0935


A petition was filed on November 17, 2016. Oral argument was held on December 6, 2017. A decision is still pending.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:10-15-00194-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rex D. Davis

Trial Court

Trial Court:85th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Kyle Hawthorne
Trial Docket:13-002356-CV-85

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-02-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 6, 2017 and February 6, 2018.  
2017-12-06 Oral argument  
2017-12-01 Letter Filed  
2017-11-27 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
2017-11-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-11-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2017 and November 7, 2017.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-23 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-23 Petition for Review granted
2017-05-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-05-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-05-03 Call received  
2017-05-03 Corrected Brief (Respondent)  
2017-05-01 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-04-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-03-15 Case Record Filed  
2017-03-13 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-03-10 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-02-13 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-01-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-01-06 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-11-22 Case forwarded to Court
2016-11-21 Response Waiver filed  
2016-11-17 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Youngkin, Bill
Mr. Ty O. Clevenger
Hines, Junior, Billy G.
Ms. Lauren Jaynes Olivarez
Mr. Andy E. McSwain
Mr. Karl C. Hoppess
Mr. Jay B. Goss

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Ms. Dana Brooke Levy