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No. 18-1134
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W&T OFFSHORE, INC. v. WESLEY FREDIEU

A petition was filed on January 14, 2019. Oral argument was held on April 8, 2020. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 5, 2020. A motion for rehearing was filed and has now been pending since August 21, 2020.

Opinions

June 5, 2020

Blacklock
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Devine
Busby
Bland

Justice Blacklock delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Devine, Justice Busby, and Justice Bland joined. PDF

Boyd

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:14-16-00511-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William J. Boyce

Trial Court

Trial Court:269th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Daniel Earle Hinde
Trial Docket:2013-06933

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-08-24 Case forwarded to Court
2020-08-21 Motion for Rehearing  
2020-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2020-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2020-06-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2020-06-05 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-06-05 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/remanded to trial court
2020-06-05 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2020-06-05 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 8, 2020 and June 5, 2020.  
2020-04-08 Oral argument  
2020-04-07 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2020-04-07 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2020-04-03 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-03-16 Oral Argument Postponed  
2020-03-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-03-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-02-14 Petition for Review granted
2020-02-14 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-02-14 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-01-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-12-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-12-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-12-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-10-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-10-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-10-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-09-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2019-08-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-08-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-07-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-06-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2019-05-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2019-05-10 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2019-05-10 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2019-04-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-03-22 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-02-26 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
2019-02-19 Case forwarded to Court
2019-01-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2018-11-30 Court reporter/recorder's record
2018-11-30 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2018-11-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2018-11-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2018-11-30 Clerk's Record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Fredieu, Wesley
Mr. Kurt Brynilde Arnold
Mr. Kevin H. Dubose
Mr. Micajah Daniel Boatright
Ms. Kirsten M. Castañeda
Ms. Anna M. Baker
Respondent
W&T Offshore, Inc.
Mr. Brian J. Cathey
Mr. Thomas C. Wright
Mr. R. Russell Hollenbeck
Ms. Shelly White
Mr. Norman E. Snyder Jr.
Ms. Staci Mims Vetterling
Ms. Natasha N. Taylor
Petitioner
 
 
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