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No. 21-1088
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FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE, INCORPORATED v. SURVITEC SURVIVAL PRODUCTS, INCORPORATED

Oral argument was held on March 22, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 3, 2022.

Opinion

June 3, 2022

Huddle
Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland
Young

Justice Huddle delivered the opinion of the Court. View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

None

Trial Court

None

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Date Event  
2022-07-05 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2022-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2022-06-03 Opinion issued   Certified question answered by the Court
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 31, 2022 and June 3, 2022.  
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-22 Oral argument  
2022-03-18 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2022-03-18 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-03-18 Submission Schedule
2022-03-14 Miscellaneous Motion  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-03-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2022-03-11 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2022-03-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-03-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2022-03-04 Reply Brief (Appellant in case)  
2022-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-02-14 Brief on the Merits (Appellee in case)  
2022-02-07 Call received  
2022-02-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2022-01-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2022-01-19 Brief on the Merits (Appellant in case)  
2022-01-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-01-04 Document filed (see remarks)  
2022-01-04 Call received  
2021-12-30 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-12-20 Call received  
2021-12-20 Certified Question disposed Certified Question accepted
2021-12-20 Certified Question accepted
2021-12-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2021-12-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2021-12-20 Pursuant to Tex. R. App. P. 58.6, the Court notifies the Attorney General of Texas that the constitutionality of a Texas statute is the subject of the Certified Question that the Court has agreed to answer.  
2021-12-17 Certified Question filed  
2021-12-17 Case Record Filed
2021-12-17 Notice requesting filing fee  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Survitec Survival Products, Inc.
Mr. Peter Alexander McLauchlan
Mr. Jeremy J. Gaston
Mr. David Charles McLauchlan
Appellee
Fire Protection Service, Inc.
Ms. Melanie Plowman
Mr. William Scott Matney
Mr. Nicholas B. Bacarisse
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Appellant

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Office of the Solicitor General of Texas
Ms. Natalie D. Thompson
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. Judd E. Stone II
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Mr. Anthony C. Piccirillo
Mr. Mark R. Trachtenberg
Mr. Joshua Polster
Mr. Nicholas Goldin
 
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