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SEABRIGHT INSURANCE COMPANY v. MAXIMINA LOPEZ, BENEFICIARY OF CANDELARIO LOPEZ, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on March 26, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 12, 2015. File Closed

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February 20, 2015

Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

June 12, 2015

Green
Hecht
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Johnson

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-12-00863-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:229th District Court
County:Starr
Trial Judge:Honorable Ana Lisa Garza
Trial Docket:DC-08484

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2015-07-27 Mandate issued  
2015-06-12 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2015-06-12 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2015-06-12 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 26, 2015 and June 12, 2015.  
2015-03-26 Letter Filed  
2015-03-26 Oral argument  
2015-03-25 Letter Filed  
2015-03-25 Motion to Argue disposed   Denied
2015-03-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-03-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-03-24 Motion to Argue filed  
2015-03-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-03-23 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
2015-03-18 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-02-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-02-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-02-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-02-20 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 31, 2014 and February 20, 2015.  
2014-12-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-12-29 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2014-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-12-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2014-11-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-11-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-10-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2014-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-08-26 Case Record Filed  
2014-08-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2014-08-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2014-07-22 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2014-07-08 Case forwarded to Court
2014-07-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 15, 2014 and July 7, 2014.  
2014-05-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-05-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-05-09 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-04-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-04-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Lopez, Maxima
Mr. Shane John Stolarczyk
Mr. Craig Michael Saucier
Ms. Kimberly S. Keller
Mr. Martin J. Phipps
Respondent
Seabright Insurance Company
Ms. Dana Marie Gannon
Ms. Joy M. Brennan
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas
Mr. Richard Pena
Mr. Bradley Dean McClellan
 
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