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No. 17-0462


A petition was filed on June 12, 2017. The Court requested full merits briefing on September 22, 2017. The Court granted review on January 19, 2018. Oral argument has been scheduled for March 1, 2018

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:08-16-00120-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Gina M. Palafox

Trial Court

Trial Court:205th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Francisco Dominguez
Trial Docket:2013DCV3496

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2018-03-01 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-02-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-02-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-02-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-02-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-19 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-01-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2018-01-19 Petition for Review granted
2018-01-19 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-12-19 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-12-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-11-14 Amended Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-11-14 Call received  
2017-11-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-10-05 Case Record Filed  
2017-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-09-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-09-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-08-24 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-08-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-07-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-06-20 Case forwarded to Court
2017-06-16 Response Waiver filed  
2017-06-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
James Wedel and Michelle Wedel
Mr. Paul M. Terrill III
Mr. Kevin T. Glasheen
Mr. Jason M. Medina
Mr. Ryan D. Greene
Mr. G. Alan Waldrop
Wausau Underwriters Insurance Company
Mr. David L. Plaut
Mr. Jeffrey C. Glass

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Mr. David M. Gunn
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Ms. Mary Barrow Nichols
Ms. Jackie M. Kenyon
Ms. Mary A. Keeney