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No. 05-0169
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FARMERS GROUP, INC., ET AL. v. JAN LUBIN, GILBERTO VILLANUEVA, AND MICHAEL PALADINO

Oral argument was held on January 25, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 27, 2007. File Closed

Opinions

April 27, 2007

Brister
Jefferson
Oneill
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson

Justice Brister delivered the opinion of the Court, joined by Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice O'Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Green, and Justice Johnson PDF

Hecht

Justice Hecht delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed and Remanded
COA Docket No.:03-03-00374-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David E. Puryear

Trial Court

Trial Court:261st District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Scott H. Jenkins
Trial Docket:GV202501

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2007-07-26 Case Stored  
2007-07-13 Mandate issued  
2007-07-13 Case remanded and record returned to the Court of Appeals.  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 27, 2007 and July 13, 2007.  
2007-04-27 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
2007-04-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2007-04-27 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 25, 2007 and April 27, 2007.  
2007-01-25 Oral argument  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between November 6, 2006 and January 25, 2007.  
2006-11-06 Address Change  
2006-10-27 Petition for Review granted
2006-10-27 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-10-27 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-10-27 Motion to Recuse disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2006-10-27 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-10-27 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-10-27 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 4, 2006 and October 27, 2006.  
2006-04-04 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-04 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-04-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2006-04-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2006-03-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-03-17 Motion for leave to file brief disposed   Filing granted
2006-03-15 Amended Brief filed (Respondent)  
2006-03-15 Motion for Leave to File Amended Brief filed  
2006-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-02-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-02-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-01-31 Reply to Response to Motion  
2006-01-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-01-27 Call received  
2006-01-27 Call received  
2006-01-26 Response to Motion filed  
2006-01-26 Response to Motion filed  
2006-01-24 Appendix Filed (Respondent)  
2006-01-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-01-20 Motion to Recuse filed  
2006-01-05 Call received  
2006-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-01-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-01-03 Appendix Filed (Respondent)  
2005-12-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-12-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-12-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-12-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-12-07 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-12-07 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2005-12-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-12-01 Motion to Recuse disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2005-11-22 Motion to Recuse filed  
2005-10-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-09-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2005-09-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-14 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2005-09-09 Case Record Filed  
2005-09-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2005-09-06 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2005-07-25 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2005-07-20 Letter Filed  
2005-06-28 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-06-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-06-21 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2005-06-17 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2005-06-17 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2005-06-07 Case forwarded to Court
2005-06-07 Case forwarded to Court
2005-06-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-05-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Form Letter sent in response to motion for extension of time
2005-05-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-05-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2005-05-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-04-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2005-04-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2005-04-01 Address Change  
2005-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-03-21 Response Waiver filed  
2005-03-07 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2005-03-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-03-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-03-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Villanueva, Gilberto
Mr. David W. Jones
Mr. David H. Burrow
Mr. Russell S. Post
Mr. Dwight E. Jefferson
Respondent
Farmers Underwriters Association
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Fire Underwriters Association
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Texas Farmers Insurance Company
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Lubin, Jan
Mr. Michael T. Gallagher
Mr. Stephen L. McCleery
Mr. Philip K. Maxwell
Mr. Daniel M. Downey
Mr. Joe K. Longley
Respondent
Farmers Insurance Exchange
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Mid-Century Insurance Company of Texas
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Mid-Century Insurance Company
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Farmer Group Inc.
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Richard N. Carrell
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Mr. Gerard G. Pecht
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Ms. Mary S. Dietz
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Petitioner
Truck Insurance Exchange
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Truck Underwriters Association
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Farmers Texas County Mutual Insurance Company
Ms. Marcy Hogan Greer
Petitioner
Paladino, Michael
Mr. David H. Burrow
Respondent
State of Texas
Mr. David C. Mattax
Mr. John M. Hohengarten
Mr. James R. Wenzel
Mr. Jeff M. Graham
Ms. Lisa Royce Eskow
Ms. Amy Warr
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Barry Ross McBee
Mr. Edward D. Burbach
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Mr. Paul D. Carmona
Petitioner
Hooks, Gerald
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Respondent
Hooks, Lesly K.
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Respondent
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