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No. 21-0241
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TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC. AND TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION v. BENJAMIN THOMAS REAVIS AND KRISTI CAROL REAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIENDS OF E.R. AND O.R., MINOR CHILDREN

A petition was filed on May 21, 2021. The Court requested full merits briefing on September 3, 2021.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-19-00284-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Robbie Partida-Kipness

Trial Court

Trial Court:134th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Dale B. Tillery
Trial Docket:DC-16-15296

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Date Event  
2021-11-09 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2021-10-25 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2021-10-04 Petitioner brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2021-09-03 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 14, 2021 and September 3, 2021.  
2021-06-14 Surreply filed (Respondent)  
2021-06-08 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2021-06-07 Letter Filed  
2021-06-02 Sealed document filed in case  
2021-06-02 Call received  
2021-06-02 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-05-28 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court disposed.   Filing granted
2021-05-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2021-05-25 Case forwarded to Court
2021-05-25 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-05-24 Call received  
2021-05-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2021-05-21 Motion to file document(s) sealed by the Court filed  
2021-05-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2021-04-12 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2021-04-09 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-04-09 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-04-09 Response to Motion filed  
2021-03-15 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2021-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Reavis, Kristi Carol
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Ms. Marie R. Yeates
Mr. Eugene Aycock Brooker Jr.
Mr. Michael A. Heidler
Ms. Debbie Branson
Mr. Harry M. Reasoner
Mr. Frank L. Branson
Respondent
Reavis, Benjamin Thomas
Ms. Debbie Branson
Ms. Marie R. Yeates
Mr. Harry M. Reasoner
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Mr. Michael A. Heidler
Mr. Frank L. Branson
Mr. Eugene Aycock Brooker Jr.
Respondent
Toyota Motor Corporation
Mr. Jason N. Jordan
Elizabeth Brandon
Ms. Claire Swift Kugler
Mr. Winstol D. Carter Jr.
Ms. Nina Cortell
Ms. Anne McGowan Johnson
Ms. Allyson Newton Ho
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
James Winston Halbrooks Jr.
Mr. Victor D. Vital
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Mr. William J. Boyce
Mr. Nicholas B. Bacarisse
Petitioner
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Mr. Jason N. Jordan
Mr. Nicholas B. Bacarisse
Mr. Bradley G. Hubbard
Mr. Victor D. Vital
Elizabeth Brandon
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Nina Cortell
Ms. Suzanne Hero Swaner
Mr. Winstol D. Carter Jr.
James Winston Halbrooks Jr.
Ms. Allyson Newton Ho
Mr. William J. Boyce
Ms. Claire Swift Kugler
Ms. Rachel Anne Ekery
Ms. Anne McGowan Johnson
Petitioner
M.G., as Next Friend of A.L.
Mr. Christopher Patrick Peirce
Mr. Jeffrey Embry
Intervenor

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Center for Auto Safety
Mr. Jeffrey Embry
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