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CITIZENS INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA, CITIZENS, INC., HAROLD RILEY, AND MARK OLIVER v. DR. FERNANDO HAKIM DACCACH, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED

Oral argument was held on October 21, 2004. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 2, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

March 2, 2007

Wainwright
Hecht
Oneill
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Wainwright delivered the opinion of the Court as to sections I-III and V-VIII; the opinion of the Court as to sections IV-A, IV-C, and IV-D, joined by Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett; and a concurring opinion as to section IV-B, joined by Justice Johnson PDF

Jefferson
Brister
Medina

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a concurring opinion, joined by Justice Brister and Justice Medina PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed as Modified
COA Docket No.:03-02-00524-CV

Trial Court

Trial Court:250th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Suzanne Covington
Trial Docket:99-09099

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-05-15 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2007-05-01 Case Stored  
2007-04-18 Mandate issued  
2007-03-02 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2007-03-02 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2007-03-02 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 17, 2005 and March 2, 2007.  
2005-05-17 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 21, 2004 and May 17, 2005.  
2004-10-21 Oral argument  
2004-10-20 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2004-10-08 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2004-10-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-10-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-09-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-09-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2004-09-03 Petition for Review granted Case set for oral argument
2004-09-03 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 30, 2004 and September 3, 2004.  
2004-01-30 Notice received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 13, 2003 and January 30, 2004.  
2003-11-13 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2003-10-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2003-10-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2003-10-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2003-09-10 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2003-09-10 Additional cites or additional authorities  
2003-09-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2003-09-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2003-08-29 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2003-08-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2003-07-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2003-06-17 Case forwarded to Court
2003-06-13 Response Waiver filed  
2003-06-13 Letter Filed  
2003-06-09 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2003-06-09 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
RILEY, HAROLD
Mr. Mark A. Keene
Petitioner
OLIVER, MARK
Mr. Mark A. Keene
Petitioner
CITIZENS INSURANCE CO. OF AMER
Honorable Fred E. Davis
Petitioner
CITIZENS, INC.
Mr. Mark A. Keene
Petitioner
DACCACH, FERNANDO HAKIM
Mr. Tony M. Jobe
Mr. Carlos Velasquez
Mr. Robert B. Dubose
Mr. Ronald E. Cook
Mr. Robert J. Malone
Mr. Robert M. 'Randy' Roach Jr.
Respondent
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