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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY v. WILLIAM NAMI

Oral argument was held on November 3, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 24, 2016. It then denied rehearing on September 23, 2016 File Closed

Opinions

June 24, 2016

Hecht
Green
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, 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:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:13-12-00673-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Nelda V. Rodriguez

Trial Court

Trial Court:267th District Court
County:De Witt
Trial Judge:Honorable Juergen Skipper Koetter
Trial Docket:10-04-21,519

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-11-10 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2016-11-03 Response to Motion filed  
2016-10-28 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-10-21 Mandate issued  
2016-09-23 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 11, 2016 and September 23, 2016.  
2016-07-11 Motion for Rehearing  
2016-07-11 Case forwarded to Court
2016-06-24 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2016-06-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-06-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 16, 2015 and June 24, 2016.  
2015-11-16 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2015-11-12 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2015-11-03 Oral argument  
2015-10-30 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2015-10-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-09-04 Petition for Review granted
2015-09-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-09-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 7, 2015 and September 4, 2015.  
2015-07-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-06-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-06-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-05-14 Case Record Filed  
2015-05-01 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-05-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between February 17, 2015 and May 1, 2015.  
2015-02-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-02-10 Case forwarded to Court
2015-02-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-01-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-12-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-12-08 Call received  
2014-12-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2014-12-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2014-11-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2014-11-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Mr. William A. Feldman
Meggan S. Crow
Ms. Christina Fontenot Crozier
Mr. Robert B. Burns Jr.
Mr. Kent G. Rutter
Petitioner
Nami, William
Mr. Michael A. Sheppard
Mr. Mark A. Zito
Ms. Cynthia T. Sheppard
Respondent
 
 
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