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A petition was filed on March 5, 2018. The Court requested full merits briefing on August 30, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 17, 2020.


April 17, 2020


Per Curiam OpinionView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-17-00286-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:229th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Ana Lisa Garza
Trial Docket:DC-16-78

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2020-05-04 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-04-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2020-04-17 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2020-04-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2020-04-17 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 18, 2019 and April 17, 2020.  
2019-12-18 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-12-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-11-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-11-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-10-30 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-10-18 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-10-18 Electronic communication received from Party  
2019-10-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-10-17 Call received  
2019-08-30 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 21, 2018 and August 30, 2019.  
2018-05-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-04-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-03-20 Case forwarded to Court
2018-03-19 Response Waiver filed  
2018-03-05 Clerk's Record
2018-03-05 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Lazos, Roberto
Mr. Joshua P. Davis
Ms. Katherine Mary James
State Farm Lloyds
Ms. Melissa A. Lorber
Ms. Elizabeth Sandoval Cantu
Mr. Daniel Keith Worthington
Ms. Sofia Amabel Ramón
Mr. Craig T. Enoch