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A mandamus petition was filed on December 29, 2017. The Court requested full merits briefing on June 8, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on January 25, 2019.


January 25, 2019


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:14-17-00928-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:234th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Wesley R. Ward
Trial Docket:2017-48607

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-03-05 Case forwarded to Court
2019-02-26 Motion for Rehearing  
2019-02-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2019-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2019-01-25 Mandamus granted pursuant to TRAP 52.8
2019-01-25 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 52.8(c)
2019-01-25 Stay Order lifted  
2019-01-25 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 21, 2018 and January 25, 2019.  
2018-08-21 Reply Brief (Relator)  
2018-08-06 Brief on the Merits (Real Parties in Interest)  
2018-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-07-09 Brief on the Merits (Relator)  
2018-06-08 Stay Order issued  
2018-06-08 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2018-06-08 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-06-05 Call received  
2018-05-30 Motion to Stay Filed  
2018-05-22 Surreply filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 28, 2018 and May 22, 2018.  
2018-03-28 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2018-03-12 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2018-02-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-01-09 Case forwarded to Court
2017-12-29 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  


Party Counsel Role
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP, a Texas limited liability partnership
Mr. Frank O. Carroll III
Mr. Gregg S. Weinberg
Mr. Benjamin Hamel
Real Party In Interest
Houston Specialty Insurance Co.
Mr. Weston M. Davis
Mr. Ryan C. Gentry
Mr. Matthew A. Nowak