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EXCESS UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S, LONDON AND CERTAIN COMPANIES SUBSCRIBING SEVERALLY BUT NOT JOINTLY TO POLICY NO. 548/TA4011F01 v. FRANK'S CASING CREW & RENTAL TOOLS, INC.

Oral argument was held on February 15, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 1, 2008. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

February 1, 2008

Order List of 2-1-2008: Frank’s Casing

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

February 1, 2008

Oneill
Jefferson
Medina
Johnson
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Hecht
Green

Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Green joined. PDF

Wainwright

Justice Wainwright delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

May 27, 2005

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Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Medina
Green

Justice Owen delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Medina, and Justice Green joined, and in which Justice O'Neill joined as to Part I and Part II, C and D, and Justice Wainwright joined as to Part II, C PDF

Hecht

Justice Hecht delivered a concurring opinion PDF

Oneill

Justice O'Neill delivered a concurring opinion PDF

Wainwright

Justice Wainwright delivered a concurring opinion PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-01-00349-CV
Opinion Author:THE HONORABLE SCOTT BRISTER

Trial Court

Trial Court:189th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Jeff K. Work

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-03-26 Case Stored  
2008-03-18 Mandate issued  
2008-02-12 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2008-02-01 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2008-02-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-02-01 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2008-02-01 Opinion issued Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 31, 2007 and February 1, 2008.  
2007-01-31 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2007-01-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 24, 2006 and January 10, 2007.  
2006-04-24 Post submission brief filed (Amicus Curiae)  
2006-04-14 Corrected Brief  
2006-04-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-04-05 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2006-04-05 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2006-03-17 Call received  
2006-03-16 Call received  
2006-02-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-22 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-15 Oral argument  
2006-02-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-02-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-02-06 Supplemental appendix (Respondent)  
2006-02-01 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2006-01-23 Miscellaneous Motion  
2006-01-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-13 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-13 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-12 Corrected Notice sent to all counsel  
2006-01-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-01-10 Call made to request electronic copies of briefs  
2006-01-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-01-06 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Petition for Review granted, judge not sitting
2006-01-06 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-01-06 Motion for Rehearing Granted
2005-12-19 Reply to Response (Respondent)  
2005-12-16 Call received  
2005-12-13 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2005-12-13 Call received  
2005-11-30 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2005-11-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-11-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-11-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-10-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-10-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-09-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-09-06 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2005-09-06 Adoption by another party of brief already filed  
2005-09-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-08-24 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2005-08-22 Letter Received  
2005-08-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-08-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-07-20 Motion for Rehearing forwarded
2005-07-20 Motion for Rehearing  
2005-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2005-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2005-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2005-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2005-05-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2005-05-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2005-05-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2005-05-27 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2005-05-27 Opinion issued judgments below reversed/remanded tc f/settlement
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 21, 2005 and May 27, 2005.  
2005-01-21 Address Change  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 24, 2003 and January 21, 2005.  
2003-09-24 Oral argument  
2003-09-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2003-07-24 Amount of time allotted for oral argument.  
2003-07-24 Created for Data Conversion -- an event inserted to correspond to the submission date of a process  
2003-07-24 Set for Submission  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 14, 2003 and July 24, 2003.  
2003-04-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2003-04-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2003-04-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2003-04-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2003-04-03 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2003-04-03 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 7, 2003 and April 3, 2003.  
2003-01-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2002-12-23 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2002-12-23 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2002-12-18 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2002-12-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2002-12-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2002-11-07 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2002-10-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2002-10-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2002-10-30 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2002-09-30 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2002-09-17 Case forwarded to Court
2002-09-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2002-08-13 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2002-08-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
EXCESS UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S
Ms. Natalie Jerae Carlson
Ms. Karen Klaas Milhollin
Mr. J. Clifton Hall III
Mr. J. James Cooper
Petitioner
FRANK'S CASING CREW & RENTAL
Mr. Warren W. Harris
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Christopher W. Martin
Honorable Greg Abbott
Ms. Tracy C. Temple
Mr. Carl D. Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Shell Oil Company
Mr. Trevor Boyd Hall
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
COMPLEX INSURANCE CLAIMS LITIG
Ms. S. Shawn Stephens
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. Kent R. Hance
Valero Energy Corporation
Mr. David Taubenfeld
Simpson, Fred A.
Mr. Fred A. Simpson
United Policyholders
Mr. G. Andrew Veazey
Brad Fish, Inc.
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
Pilco, Inc.
Mr. E. Lee Parsley
Mr. Kent R. Hance
Motiva Enterprises LLC
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
Burlington Resources Inc.
Mr. Patrick J. Wielinski
Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)
Mr. James R. Old Jr.
Mr. L. Hayes Fuller III
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Mr. E. Thomas Bishop
Complex Insurance Claims Litigation Association
Mr. Christopher Benjamin Dove
American Insurance Association
Mr. Fred C. Bosse
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