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No. 12-0198
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PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY, GPM GAS CORPORATION, PHILLIPS GAS MARKETING COMPANY, PHILLIPS GAS COMPANY, AND GPM GAS TRADING COMPANY v. ROYCE YARBROUGH

Oral argument was held on January 10, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 21, 2013. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

June 21, 2013

Four sets of opinions; one grant; one rehearing granted [Jun. 21, 2013]

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The Court has issued opinions:

September 21, 2012

Six cases chosen for oral argument [Sep. 21, 2012]

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Opinion

June 21, 2013

Lehrmann
Jefferson
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Boyd
Devine

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Dismiss WOJ
COA Docket No.:14-11-00944-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:268th District Court
County:Fort Bend
Trial Judge:Honorable Brady G. Elliott
Trial Docket:99-DCV-107968

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-09-26 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 2, 2013 and September 26, 2013.  
2013-08-02 Mandate issued  
2013-06-21 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-06-21 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 10, 2013 and June 21, 2013.  
2013-01-10 Oral argument  
2013-01-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2013-01-09 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2013-01-09 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2013-01-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2013-01-08 Miscellaneous Motion  
2012-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-12-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 21, 2012 and December 3, 2012.  
2012-09-21 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2012-09-21 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-09-21 Petition for Review granted
2012-08-31 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-08-28 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2012-08-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-08-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-08-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-08-06 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-07-20 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-07-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-07-03 Case Record Filed  
2012-06-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-06-15 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2012-06-05 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2012-06-05 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2012-05-29 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2012-05-11 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-04-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2012-03-20 Case forwarded to Court
2012-03-15 Response Waiver filed  
2012-03-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-03-08 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2012-03-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Yarbrough, Royce
Mr. Rand Patrick Nolen
Mr. James R. Lovell
Mr. Joe L. Lovell
Mr. John H. Lovell
Mr. George M. Fleming
Mr. Russell C. Jones
Respondent
ConocoPhillips Company
Mr. Michael E. Orsak
Mr. Michael V. Powell
Ms. Elizabeth Linan Tiblets
Ms. Kirsten M. Castañeda
Ms. Chrysta L. Castañeda
Mr. John Reagan Kott
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Oil & Gas Association
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. Shannon H. Ratliff
 
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