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No. 15-0248
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BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY v. LADDEX, LTD.

Oral argument was held on October 11, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 3, 2017. File Closed

Opinion

March 3, 2017

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Brown

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:07-13-00392-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Mackey K. Hancock

Trial Court

Trial Court:31st District Court
County:Roberts
Trial Judge:Honorable Steven Ray Emmert
Trial Docket:1944

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-04-13 Mandate issued  
2017-03-03 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2017-03-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-03-03 Opinion issued Issued
2017-01-26 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2017-01-26 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2016-12-29 Post submission brief filed  
2016-11-16 Post submission brief filed  
2016-10-11 Oral argument  
2016-10-11 Oral argument  
2016-10-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2016-10-10 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2016-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted  
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 18, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-04-18 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-04-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-25 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2016-03-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-29 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2016-02-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-02-29 Call received  
2016-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-11 Fully hyperlinked brief filed  
2016-02-10 Brief on the Merits  
2016-02-04 Call received  
2016-02-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-02-03 Call received  
2016-02-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-03 Brief on the Merits  
2016-01-22 Case Record Filed  
2016-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-01-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-29 Notice of Appearance  
2015-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-11-23 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-11-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-10-26 Reply to Response  
2015-10-05 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2015-09-17 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2015-09-09 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-07-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-06-18 Reply to Response  
2015-06-09 Case forwarded to Court
2015-06-09 Case forwarded to Court
2015-06-04 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2015-06-04 Response Waiver filed  
2015-06-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-05-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-05-04 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2015-03-31 Call received  
2015-03-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-03-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Laddex Ltd.
Mr. Ronald D. Nickum
Mr. Joe L. Lovell
Mr. Brian W. Farabough
Mr. John T. Smithee
Respondent
BP America Production Company
Mr. John Ben Blanchard
Ms. Susan A. Kidwell
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
James Russell Leahy
Alfonso Antroy Arreola
Conrad D. Hester
Delilah Banks
Mr. Robert C. Vartabedian
Petitioner
 
 
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