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GENE E. PHILLIPS, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A PHILLIPS OIL INTERESTS, LLC, EURENERGY RESOURCES CORPORATION, SYNTEK WEST, INC., CABELTEL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, NATRON INVESTMENTS, A&B CAPITAL CORPORATION, SOUTHMARK CORPORATION, BASIC CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC v. CARLTON ENERGY GROUP, LLC

Oral argument was held on September 11, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2015. It then denied rehearing on December 18, 2015 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

May 8, 2015

A dozen more cases decided; no grants [May 8, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

March 29, 2013

A good day for takings claims, a bad day for implied warranties, and 2 grants [Mar. 29, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

Opinion

May 8, 2015

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:01-09-00997-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Terry Jennings

Trial Court

Trial Court:295th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Tracy K. Christopher
Trial Docket:2006-80212

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2015-12-22 Mandate issued  
2015-12-18 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2015-11-19 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-11-13 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2015-11-06 Letter Filed  
2015-11-02 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2015-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-09-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between June 23, 2015 and September 17, 2015.  
2015-06-23 Motion for Rehearing  
2015-06-23 Case forwarded to Court
2015-05-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2015-05-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed  
2015-05-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2015-05-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2015-05-08 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2015-05-08 Opinion issued Issued
2015-05-08 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirm and reverse in part; remand to court of appeals
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 30, 2014 and May 8, 2015.  
2014-04-30 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2014-03-13 Notice received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 12, 2013 and March 13, 2014.  
2013-11-12 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-11-07 Response to Brief filed (Respondent)  
2013-10-18 Fully hyperlinked brief filed  
2013-10-15 Post submission brief filed  
2013-09-26 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2013-09-11 Oral argument  
2013-09-11 Oral argument  
2013-09-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2013-09-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 10, 2013 and September 10, 2013.  
2013-07-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-07-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between May 10, 2013 and July 10, 2013.  
2013-05-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-05-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2013-05-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-05-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2013-04-08 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2013-03-29 Petition for Review granted
2013-03-29 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-03-29 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2013-03-29 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 8, 2013 and March 29, 2013.  
2013-01-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2013-01-03 Reply Brief  
2013-01-03 Reply Brief  
2012-12-19 Call received  
2012-12-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-12-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-11-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-11-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-10-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-10-03 Corrected Brief  
2012-10-03 Letter Filed  
2012-10-03 Case Record Filed  
2012-10-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-10-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-09-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-09-07 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2012-08-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-08-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2012-06-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-06-28 Reply to Response  
2012-06-28 Reply to Response  
2012-06-22 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2012-06-19 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2012-06-12 Case forwarded to Court
2012-06-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2012-06-12 Case forwarded to Court
2012-06-11 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2012-06-11 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2012-06-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-06-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-05-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-05-09 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2012-04-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2012-04-27 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-04-27 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2012-04-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2012-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2012-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
2012-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Syntek West, Inc.
Mr. Robert B. Gilbreath
Mr. William V. Dorsaneo III
Mr. Mitchell Madden
Ms. Melissa Ann Johnson
Mr. Thomas V. Murto III
Petitioner
O.S. Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Mitchell Madden
Other Interested Party
Southmark Corporation
Mr. Mitchell Madden
Other Interested Party
Basic Capital Management, Inc. and May Trust
Mr. Timothy J. Hogan
Mr. Joseph M. Nixon
Other Interested Party
Carlton Energy Group, LLC
Mr. Kevin H. Dubose
Mr. Kendall C. Montgomery
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Warren W. Harris
Mr. David M. Gunn
Ms. Paula Janecek Mathers
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Jeffrey L. Oldham
Mr. Roger D. Townsend
Ms. LaDawn H. Conway
Honorable Justin Brett Busby
Respondent
Phillips, Gene E.
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Thomas V. Murto III
Mr. Jeffrey James McNabb
Ms. Karlene D. Poll
Mr. William V. Dorsaneo III
Mr. Evan Andrew Young
Mr. Mitchell Madden
Petitioner
Natron Investments, A&B Capital Corporation
Mr. Mark E. Bennett
Mr. Charles Imlay Appler
Other Interested Party
EurEnergy Resources Corp.
Mr. John Frederick Redwine
Mr. J. Kevin Oncken
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Mr. Jeffrey H. Uzick
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Civil Justice League
Mr. George S. Christian
Accenture LLP
Ms. Tracy Nicole Leroy
Texans for Lawsuit Reform
Mr. Hugh Rice Kelly
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