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No. 17-0640
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BARBARA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION v. STATE FARM LLOYDS

A petition was filed on August 11, 2017. Oral argument was held on February 20, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 28, 2019. A motion for rehearing was filed on August 14, 2019.

Opinions

June 28, 2019

Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Busby

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, and Justice Busby joined. PDF

Hecht
Brown
Blacklock

Chief Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Brown and Justice Blacklock joined. View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-16-00420-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Karen A. Angelini

Trial Court

Trial Court:408th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Lawrence E. Noll
Trial Docket:2014-CI-10997

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-08-14 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-08-14 Case forwarded to Court
2019-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-06-28 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2019-06-28 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2019-06-28 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2019-06-28 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 3, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-04-03 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2019-03-19 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2019-02-28 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2019-02-21 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-02-20 Oral argument  
2019-02-13 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2019-02-06 Letter Filed  
2019-02-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-02-01 Notice of Appearance  
2019-02-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-01-18 Petition for Review granted
2019-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 16, 2018 and January 18, 2019.  
2018-07-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2018-07-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-05-23 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-04-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-04-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-03-28 Supplement to document  
2018-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-02-05 Case Record Filed  
2018-01-29 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-01-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 13, 2017 and January 26, 2018.  
2017-11-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-10-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-09-12 Case forwarded to Court
2017-09-06 Response Waiver filed  
2017-08-11 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
State Farm Lloyds
Mr. Ryan Newman
Mr. Craig T. Enoch
Ms. Melissa A. Lorber
Mr. M. Micah Kessler
Respondent
Barbara Technologies Corporation
Mr. William Richard (Rick) Thompson II
Ms. Dana Brooke Levy
Ms. Amy B. Hargis
Mr. Thad D. Spalding
Mr. Jeffrey L. Raizner
Mr. Andrew P. Slania
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Automobile Dealers Association
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Texas Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Texas Hotel & Lodging Association
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Texas League of Community Charter Schools
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Texas Association of Community Schools
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Independent Bankers Association of Texas
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Texas Hospital Association
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Mr. Marc E. Gravely
Mr. Jonathan C. Lisenby
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Central Mutual Insurance Company
Mr. Russell J. Bowman
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