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DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION v. BILL INMAN, DAVID CASTRO, AND JOHN WILKINS, EACH INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED

Oral argument was held on January 6, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 1, 2008. It then denied rehearing on April 4, 2008 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

February 3, 2008

Order List of 2-1-2008 (part 2): DaimlerChrysler and standing

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

February 1, 2008

Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Willett

Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Jefferson
Oneill
Green
Johnson

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice O'Neill, Justice Green, and Justice Johnson joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed/Remanded
COA Docket No.:13-02-00415-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras Garza

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 3
County:Nueces
Trial Judge:Honorable Hector De Pena
Trial Docket:00-61082-3

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-04-15 Case Stored  
2008-04-09 Mandate issued  
2008-04-04 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Dismissed
2008-04-04 Motion to dismiss disposed   Filing granted
2008-03-17 Motion to dismiss  
2008-03-04 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2008-02-19 Case forwarded to Court
2008-02-19 Motion for Rehearing  
2008-02-01 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2008-02-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-02-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause dismissed for want of jurisdiction
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 10, 2006 and February 1, 2008.  
2006-01-10 Letter Filed  
2005-12-22 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 17, 2005 and December 22, 2005.  
2005-03-17 Reply to Amicus Curiae Brief (Respondent)  
2005-03-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-25 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2005-02-23 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-02-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-02-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2005-02-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-02-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-01-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-01-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2005-01-06 Oral argument  
2004-12-23 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2004-12-23 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2004-12-22 Document filed (see remarks)  
2004-12-22 Miscellaneous Motion  
2004-12-22 Miscellaneous Motion  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2004-12-03 Petition for Review granted
2004-12-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2004-12-03 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 30, 2004 and December 3, 2004.  
2004-09-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2004-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Form Letter sent in response to motion for extension of time
2004-09-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-09-03 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2004-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-08-25 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2004-08-25 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2004-08-04 Corrected Notice sent to all counsel  
2004-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-07-29 Notice requesting filing fee  
2004-07-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2004-07-06 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2004-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-05-28 Record Received (See Remarks)  
2004-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2004-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2004-04-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2004-04-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2004-03-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2004-03-02 Case forwarded to Court
2004-03-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2004-01-27 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2004-01-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2003-12-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2003-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Castro, David
Mr. Vernon N. Reaser Jr.
Mr. J. Mitchell Clark
Mr. William R. Edwards III
Respondent
Wilkins, John
Mr. Steven A. Kanner
Mr. William H. London
Respondent
Daimlerchrysler Corporation
Ms. Molly H. Hatchell
Mr. Richard A. Smith
Mr. Oscar Rey Rodriguez
Ms. Audrey Mullert Vicknair
Kathy A. Wisniewski
Mr. Mark S. Whitburn
Ms. Suellen Ratliff Perry
Charles A. Newman
Ms. Roberta J. Hegland
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Mr. Theodore J. Boutrous Jr.
Mr. William V. Dorsaneo III
Petitioner
Inman, Bill
Mr. John B. Gsanger
Mr. William R. Edwards
Mrs. Carol V. Gilden
Douglas A. Millen
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Product Liability Advisory Council
Mr. John H. Beisner
Pacific Legal Foundation
Ms. Deborah J. La Fetra
White, James J.
Professor James J. White
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