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No. 19-0996
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FARMERS GROUP, INC., FARMERS UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, FIRE UNDERWRITERS ASSOCIATION, FARMERS INSURANCE EXCHANGE, FIRE INSURANCE EXCHANGE v. SANDRA GETER, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, GERALD HOOKS, JR., LESLY K. NOLEN, AND JOSEPH C. BLANKS, P.C.

A petition was filed on December 20, 2019. The Court requested full merits briefing on June 5, 2020. The Court granted review on November 13, 2020. Oral argument has been scheduled for February 3, 2021

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:13-18-00187-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dori Contreras

Trial Court

Trial Court:172nd District Court
County:Jefferson
Trial Judge:Honorable Donald J. Floyd
Trial Docket:E-167,872

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Date Event  
2021-02-03 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-01-25 Submission Schedule
2021-01-19 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-12-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-12-04 Call received  
2020-11-13 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2020-11-13 Petition for Review granted
2020-11-13 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-09-29 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-09-29 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-08-26 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2020-08-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-08-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-08-03 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-07-24 Letter Filed  
2020-07-17 Call received  
2020-07-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-06-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-06-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-06-05 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-05-19 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2020-05-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2020-04-15 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2020-04-15 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2020-04-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-04-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-04-13 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-04-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2020-03-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2020-03-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2020-02-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2020-01-14 Case forwarded to Court
2020-01-08 Response Waiver filed  
2020-01-07 Response Waiver filed  
2019-12-20 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2019-11-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-11-05 Clerk's Record
2019-11-05 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Court reporter/recorder's record
2019-11-05 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-11-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Fire Underwriters Association
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Mr. Carlos R. Rainer Jr.
Mr. Lawrence L. Germer
Petitioner
Farmers Insurance Exchange
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Mr. Lawrence L. Germer
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Carlos R. Rainer Jr.
Petitioner
Farmers Group, Inc.
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Mr. Lawrence L. Germer
Mr. Carlos R. Rainer Jr.
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Petitioner
Farmers Underwriters Association
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Mr. Lawrence L. Germer
Mr. Carlos R. Rainer Jr.
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Petitioner
Fire Insurance Exchange
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Ms. Katherine D. Mackillop
Mr. Carlos R. Rainer Jr.
Mr. Lawrence L. Germer
Mr. Layne E. Kruse
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Petitioner
Geter, Sandra
Mr. Glen W. Morgan
Mr. John Gerard Werner
Mr. Larry De-Wayne Layfield
Respondent
Joseph C. Banks, P.C.
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Respondent
Hooks, Jr., Gerald
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Respondent
Nolen, Lesly K.
Mr. Joseph C. Blanks
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Mr. M. Scott Incerto
Mr. Bill Davis
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