Supreme Court of Texas Blog

No. 06-0322
Click for Official Page

OWENS & MINOR, INC. AND OWENS & MINOR MEDICAL, INC. v. ANSELL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC. AND BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY

Oral argument was held on October 19, 2006. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 28, 2008. It then denied rehearing on May 30, 2008 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

Opinions

March 28, 2008

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, and Justice Brister joined. PDF

Oneill
Medina
Johnson
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina, Justice Johnson, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Brister

Justice Brister delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

None

Trial Court

None

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2008-07-15 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2008-07-15 Case Stored  
2008-05-30 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2008-04-14 Motion for Rehearing - Filed (Appellant in case)  
2008-04-14 Case forwarded to Court
2008-03-28 Motion to Consolidate disposed   Denied
2008-03-28 Opinion issued Certified question answered by the Court
2008-03-28 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2008-03-28 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 24, 2006 and March 28, 2008.  
2006-10-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-19 Oral argument  
2006-10-16 Additional citations received. (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-13 Pro hac vice motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-13 Reply brief filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-10-13 Pro hac vice motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-11 Pro hac vice motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-10 Correction of brief filed. See Remarks & Description. (Appellant in case)  
2006-10-09 Reply brief filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-10-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-06 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellee in case)  
2006-10-04 Correction of brief filed. See Remarks & Description. (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-28 Letter Filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-28 Letter Filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-25 Letter Filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-09-21 Appellees' Brief filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-21 Appellees' Brief filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2006-09-01 Response to Motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-09-01 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Appellee in case)  
2006-08-31 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Appellee in case)  
2006-08-28 Response to Motion filed (Appellee in case)  
2006-08-23 Certification (various) in case received (Appellant in case)  
2006-08-23 Correction of brief filed. See Remarks & Description. (Appellant in case)  
2006-08-22 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2006-08-18 Motion to Consolidate filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-08-18 Brief filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-08-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellant in case)  
2006-08-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Appellant in case)   Filing granted
2006-07-17 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Appellant in case)  
2006-07-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Appellant in case)  
2006-07-07 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-06-08 Designation of Lead Counsel (Appellee in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellee in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellee in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-26 Electronic copies of brief posted to website (Appellant in case)  
2006-05-05 Certified Question disposed Certified Question accepted
2006-05-05 Certified Question accepted
2006-05-01 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2006-04-24 Notice requesting filing fee (Appellant in case)  
2006-04-24 Case Record Filed  
2006-04-24 Docketing statement filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-04-24 Notice of Appeal filed (Appellant in case)  
2006-04-24 Motion to Certify Question filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Other Interested Party
Becton, Dickinson & Company
Mr. William C. Dowdy III
Mr. Andrew W. Schwartz
Mr. P. Michael Jung
Mr. Barry M. Epstein
Mr. Joseph R. Little
Appellee
Owens & Minor Medical Inc.
Mr. Robert F. Redmond Jr.
Mr. Michael Ray Walzel
Mr. Michael K. Rose
Mr. William W. Belt Jr.
Appellant
Ansell Healthcare Products Inc.
Ms. Molly H. Hatchell
Mr. R. Michael Duffy
Ms. Susan A. Kidwell
Mr. Terry M. Hackett
Mr. Gene F. Creely II
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Appellee
 
...
...