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No. 18-0329
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JOY WORSDALE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF SCOTT WORSDALE, ET AL. v. THE CITY OF KILLEEN, TEXAS

Oral argument was held on February 21, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 14, 2019. File Closed

Opinions

June 14, 2019

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown
Busby

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

Boyd
Blacklock

Justice Boyd delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Blacklock joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:03-17-00640-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David E. Puryear

Trial Court

Trial Court:169th District Court
County:Bell
Trial Judge:Honorable Phillip O. Vick
Trial Docket:289,598-C

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-07-26 Mandate issued  
2019-06-14 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2019-06-14 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2019-06-14 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 21, 2019 and June 14, 2019.  
2019-02-21 Oral argument  
2019-02-15 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-02-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-02-15 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-13 Motion to Argue filed  
2019-02-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-02-06 Letter Filed  
2019-02-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-12-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-11-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-10-29 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-10-18 Case Record Filed  
2018-10-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-09-28 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-09-11 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2018-09-04 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2018-09-04 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2018-08-20 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-07-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-06-19 Case forwarded to Court
2018-06-13 Response Waiver filed  
2018-05-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-04-10 Clerk's Record
2018-04-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-04-10 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-04-10 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-04-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Worsdale, Joy (Individually and As The Personal Representative of The Estate of Scott Worsdale, Deceased)
Mr. Tyler B. Talbert
Petitioner
Warmbier, Laura (As Next Friend of Sommer Warmbier)
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner
Martinez, Ingeborg
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner
Worsdale, Betty
Mr. Tyler B. Talbert
Petitioner
King, Russell
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner
King, Tiffany (Individually and as The Personal Representative of The Estate Of Heike King, Deceased)
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner
City of Killeen, Texas
Ms. Megan Robbins Santee
Mr. Patrick C. Bernal
Respondent
King, Cody
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner
Worsdale, James
Mr. Tyler B. Talbert
Mr. Benjamin C. Yelverton
Petitioner
Martinez, Manuel
Mr. Jody D. Leake
Mr. Scott R. Crivelli
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State of Texas
Mr. Joshua T. Wilson
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. John C. Sullivan
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
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