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No. 14-0465
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MCGINNES INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE CORPORATION v. THE PHOENIX INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY

Oral argument was held on January 15, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2015. It then denied rehearing on January 22, 2016 File Closed

Opinions

June 26, 2015

Hecht
Green
Willett
Devine
Brown

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

Boyd
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson, Justice Guzman, and Justice Lehrmann joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

None

Trial Court

None

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-01-22 Case Stored  
2016-01-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2016-01-15 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed  
2016-01-12 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-01-04 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Appellant in case)  
2015-12-18 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between August 28, 2015 and December 18, 2015.  
2015-08-28 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-08-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-08-12 Motion for Rehearing  
2015-08-12 Case forwarded to Court
2015-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2015-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2015-06-26 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2015-06-26 Opinion issued   Certified question answered by the Court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 27, 2015 and June 26, 2015.  
2015-01-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-01-27 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-01-26 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-26 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-15 Oral argument  
2015-01-14 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Appellant in case)  
2015-01-14 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-01-14 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-01-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-01-13 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-12 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2015-01-07 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-01-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-01-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-01-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-12-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-12-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2014-12-05 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2014-12-01 Reply Brief (Appellant in case)  
2014-11-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-10-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-10-14 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2014-10-14 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2014-10-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-10-14 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2014-10-14 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2014-10-13 Brief on the Merits (Appellee in case)  
2014-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-08-26 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2014-08-26 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2014-08-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2014-08-26 Call received  
2014-08-26 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2014-08-26 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2014-08-22 Brief on the Merits (Appellant in case)  
2014-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-07-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2014-06-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2014-06-23 Certified Question accepted
2014-06-23 Certified Question disposed   Certified Question accepted
2014-06-11 Case Record Filed  
2014-06-11 Notice requesting filing fee  
2014-06-11 Certified Question filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
McGinnes Industrial Maintenance Corporation
Charles Flores
Mr. Donald Hamilton Kidd
Mr. William Robert Peterson
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Russell S. Post
Jodi D. Spencer Johnson
Appellant
Phoenix Insurance Company
J. Wiley George
Mr. Kendall M. Gray
Courtney Elizabeth Ervin
Shaprecia Bryson
Appellee
Travelers Indemnity Company
J. Wiley George
Mr. Kendall M. Gray
Appellee

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The Superfund Settlements Project
W. Brad Nes
Gerald Patrick Konkel
Daniel Ezra Chefitz
Michael Ward Steinberg
Texas Association of Manufacturers
Ms. Christina T. Wisdom
Texas Chemical Council
Martha Landwehr
American Insurance Association
Mr. Wade Caven Crosnoe
The Complex Insurance Claims Litigation Association
Mr. Wade Caven Crosnoe
The Insurance Council of Texas
Jay Thompson
Superfund Settlements Project
Ms. Allyson Newton Ho
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