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No. 04-1129
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IN RE PIRELLI TIRE, L.L.C.

Oral argument was held on November 29, 2005. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on November 2, 2007. It then denied rehearing on March 28, 2008 File Closed

Opinions

November 2, 2007

Oneill
Hecht
Brister
Medina

Justice O’Neill announced the Court’s disposition and delivered an opinion joined by Justice Hecht, Justice Brister, and Justice Medina. PDF

Johnson
Jefferson

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Jefferson joined. PDF

Willett
Wainwright

Justice Willett delivered a concurring opinion joined as to Part I by Justice Wainwright. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:13-04-00584-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:357th District Court
County:Cameron
Trial Judge:Honorable Leonel Alejandro
Trial Docket:2003-03-1350-E

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-04-15 Case Stored  
2008-04-07 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record
2008-03-28 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between January 8, 2008 and March 28, 2008.  
2008-01-08 Additional citations received. (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-12-18 Motion to Amend disposed   Filing granted
2007-12-12 Amended motion for rehearing (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-12-12 motion to amend motion for rehearing  
2007-11-16 Motion for Rehearing  
2007-11-16 Case forwarded to Court
2007-11-02 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2007-11-02 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2007-11-02 Motion to strike disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2007-11-02 Opinion issued Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
2007-10-23 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-10-03 Additional citations received. (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-09-24 Letter Filed  
2007-09-11 Response to Motion filed  
2007-09-05 Motion to Strike filed  
2007-08-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-08-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-08-29 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-08-29 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-08-23 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2007-08-23 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 5, 2007 and August 23, 2007.  
2007-02-05 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-01-24 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
2007-01-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-01-10 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
2007-01-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-01-08 Supplemental Letter Brief (Relator)  
2006-12-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-12-21 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2006-12-21 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2006-11-20 Supplemental Letter Brief (Relator)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between June 21, 2006 and November 20, 2006.  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-14 Letter brief (Relator)  
2006-06-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-05 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2006-06-05 Letter Filed  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 29, 2005 and June 5, 2006.  
2005-11-29 Oral argument  
2005-11-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-11-28 Additional citations received. (Real Parties in Interest)  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 16, 2005 and November 28, 2005.  
2005-09-16 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
2005-09-16 Mandamus Set to Argue
2005-09-16 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2005-09-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-09-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-06 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-08-17 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-08-15 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 17, 2005 and August 15, 2005.  
2005-06-17 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-05-31 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-05-31 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2005-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-05-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-05-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-05-05 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-04-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-04-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-04-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-04-15 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2005-04-15 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record  
2005-03-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-03-03 Letter brief (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-02-18 Reply to Response (Relator)  
2005-02-15 Letter Filed  
2005-02-08 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2005-01-25 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-01-19 Court reporter/recorder's record  
2004-12-28 Case forwarded to Court
2004-12-22 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
2004-12-22 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2004-12-22 Case Record Filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pirelli Tire L.L.C.
Ms. Debora B. Alsup
Ms. Gretchen Scardino
Mr. C. Vernon Hartline Jr.
Mr. Scott G. Edwards
Mr. J. Gregory Whitten
Mr. Eduardo R. Rodriguez
Mr. Joseph A. 'Tony' Rodriguez
Relator
Hernandez-Meza, Damian
Mr. Victor M. Carrera
Real Party In Interest
Limas, Felipe Aran
Mr. Victor M. Carrera
Real Party In Interest
Estate of Valentin Hernandez Aran
Mr. Victor M. Carrera
Real Party In Interest
Meza-Aran, Maria Magdalena
Mr. Victor M. Carrera
Real Party In Interest

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Ford Motor Company
Mr. Craig A. Morgan
Mr. Wade Caven Crosnoe
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