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The Court requested full merits briefing on March 21, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 28, 2015. File Closed

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August 28, 2015

Final Friday of the Texas Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term (Aug. 28, 2015)

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August 28, 2015


Per Curiam OpinionView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A | Video N/A PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:08-12-00189-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Yvonne Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:346th District Court
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable Angelica Juarez Barill
Trial Docket:2010-104

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2015-12-17 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 28, 2015 and December 17, 2015.  
2015-08-28 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2015-08-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 6, 2015 and August 28, 2015.  
2015-03-06 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-02-27 Petition Reinstated
2015-02-27 Abatement Order Lifted  
2015-02-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-01-16 Status report filed  
  This case was abated between August 29, 2014 and January 16, 2015.  
2014-08-29 Order of the Court Issued   Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2014-08-29 Motion to Abate disposed   Filing granted
2014-08-15 Motion to Abate filed  
2014-06-27 Order of the Court Issued   Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2014-06-27 Motion to Abate disposed   Filing granted
2014-06-27 Petition for Review disposed Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2014-06-16 Motion to Abate filed  
2014-06-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2014-05-06 Notice received  
2014-04-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2014-03-31 Case Record Filed  
2014-03-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2014-03-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2014-02-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-01-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-01-10 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2014-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2013-12-06 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-10-29 Case forwarded to Court
2013-10-24 Response Waiver filed  
2013-10-09 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
De La Cruz, Gloria
Mr. Robert E. Riojas
Dallas National Insurance Company
Gail Ann Lane
Mr. Robert Craig Turner
Mr. Phillip L. Wray
Jason Andrew Schmidt