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No. 14-0507
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INEOS USA, LLC F/K/A INNOVENE USA, LLC, INEOS POLYMERS, INC., A/K/A INEOS OLEFINS, INEOS OLEFINS & POLYMERS USA, A DIVISION OF INEOS USA, LLC, AND JONATHAN “BUBBA” PAVLOVSKY v. JOHANNES “JOE” ELMGREN AND VALARIE ELMGREN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN

Oral argument was held on January 12, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 17, 2016. It then denied rehearing on December 16, 2016 File Closed

Opinion

June 17, 2016

Boyd
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-13-00044-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marc W. Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:412th Distric Court
County:Brazoria
Trial Judge:Honorable William Edwin Denman
Trial Docket:61590

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-12-16 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between September 27, 2016 and December 16, 2016.  
2016-09-27 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2016-09-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-09-06 Case forwarded to Court
2016-09-06 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-08-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-08-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-07-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-05 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-06-17 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2016-06-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-06-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/reversed in part/rendered
2016-06-17 Petition for Review disposed   Denied
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 11, 2016 and June 17, 2016.  
2016-04-11 Response to Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review  
2016-04-07 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-04-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-04-07 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 12, 2016 and April 7, 2016.  
2016-01-12 Oral argument  
2016-01-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-01-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-12-21 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-11-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-11-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-11-20 Petition for Review granted
2015-10-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-09-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-08-19 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-07-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-05-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-04-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-04-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-03-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-03-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-03-03 Case Record Filed  
2015-03-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-02-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-01-26 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-01-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-10-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-09-09 Case forwarded to Court
2014-09-02 Response Waiver filed  
2014-08-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-07-29 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2014-07-29 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-06-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pavlovsky, Jonathan Bubba
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. Charles Randall 'Chad' Flores
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Matthew W. Childs
Petitioner
INEOS USA, LLC
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. Charles Randall 'Chad' Flores
Mr. Matthew W. Childs
Mr. David M. Gunn
Petitioner
Elmgren, Valerie
Mr. David L. Sheller
Mr. Lynn J. Klement
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Ms. Donna Roth
Respondent
INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA
Mr. Matthew W. Childs
Mr. Charles Randall 'Chad' Flores
Mr. David M. Gunn
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Petitioner
Elmgren, Johannes Joe
Ms. Donna Roth
Mr. David L. Sheller
Mr. Lynn J. Klement
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Respondent
INEOS Polymers, Inc.
Ms. Erin H. Huber
Mr. Matthew W. Childs
Mr. Charles Randall 'Chad' Flores
Mr. David M. Gunn
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Celanese Corporation and Resolute Management, Inc.
Mr. Robert B. Gilbreath
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