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MAGDALENA ADRIENNA ABUTAHOUN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE HEIRS AND ESTATE OF ROBERT WAYNE HENDERSON, DECEASED, AND TANYA ELAINE HENDERSON, INDIVIDUALLY IN HER OWN RIGHT AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF Z.Z.H., A MINOR v. THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY

Oral argument was held on January 14, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2015. It then denied rehearing on November 21, 2014 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

January 15, 2015

Texas SC to decide whether to reinstate $2.6M asbestos verdict against Dow Chemical

from Southeast Texas Record

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

May 8, 2015

Green
Hecht
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:05-11-01277-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Douglas S. Lang

Trial Court

Trial Court:160th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable James R. Jordan
Trial Docket:DC10-07003-H

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2015-07-16 Case Stored  
2015-06-18 Mandate issued  
2015-05-08 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2015-05-08 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 14, 2015 and May 8, 2015.  
2015-01-14 Oral argument  
2015-01-13 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2014-12-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-12-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-11-21 Petition for Review granted
2014-11-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2014-11-21 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2014-11-21 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2014-11-21 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2014-11-21 Petition Reinstated
2014-10-21 Letter brief (Petitioner)  
2014-10-17 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
2014-09-25 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2014-09-23 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2014-09-19 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2014-09-10 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2014-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-07-25 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response
2014-07-15 Corrected Brief (Amicus Curiae)  
2014-07-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-06-24 Case forwarded to Court
2014-06-24 Letter Filed  
2014-06-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-05-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2014-05-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2014-05-02 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 29, 2014 and May 2, 2014.  
2014-01-29 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2014-01-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2014-01-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2014-01-21 Letter Filed  
2013-12-31 Notice of change of counsel  
2013-12-17 Corrected Brief (Respondent)  
2013-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-12-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2013-11-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-11-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-10-25 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2013-10-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2013-09-25 Case Record Filed  
2013-09-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-09-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-08-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2013-08-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-07-15 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2013-06-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2013-06-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-05-07 Case forwarded to Court
2013-05-01 Response Waiver filed  
2013-04-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2013-03-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2013-03-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The Dow Chemical Company
Mr. Stephen G. Tipps
Mr. David P. Herrick
Mr. Matthew Eagan
Ms. Macey Reasoner Stokes
Ms. Amy Pharr Hefley
Respondent
Abutahoun, Magdalena Adrienna
Ms. Denyse Ronan Clancy
Mr. John Lacoste Langdoc
Christine Tamer
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Dallas Building Trades Council
Michael E. Shelton
Ms. Erin Marie Wiegand
Mr. Justin Joseph Presnal
Dorsaneo, III, William V.
Mr. William V. Dorsaneo III
 
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