Case Details

CourtSouthern District of Texas
Docket number1:13-cv-00136
Date case filed2013-07-23
Date case closed2015-06-15
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Andrew S. Hanen
Case cause28:1441 Petition for Removal- Personal Injury
Nature of suit360 P.I.: Other
Jury demandDefendant
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Amelia Tijerina
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Jorge Andres Green
Attorney Contact:
The Green Law Firm PC
34 S Coria
Brownsville, TX 78520
956-542-7000
Fax: 956-542-7026
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael Lawrence Orth
Attorney Contact:
The Green Law Firm PC
34 S Coria St
Brownsville, TX 78520
956-542-7000
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Salvador Garcia
Attorney Contact:
Cameron County District Attorney
964 E Harison St
Brownsville, TX 78520
956-544-0849
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Texas Roadhouse, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Karl Wayne Koen
Attorney Contact:
Gauntt, Koen, Binney, Woodall & Koen, LLP
14643 Dallas Pkwy.
Ste 500
Dallas, TX 75254
972-630-4620
Fax: 972-630-4669
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Robert James Collins
Attorney Contact:
Gauntt Earl et al
14643 Dallas Pkwy
Ste 500
Dallas, Tx 75254
972-630-4620
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Karl Wayne Koen
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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Short
Description
Long Description
12013-07-23 NOTICE OF REMOVAL from 107th Judicial District Court, case number 2013-DCL-4351-A (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0541-11750510) filed by Texas Roadhouse, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-Index of State Court Documents, # 2 Exhibit C-List of Attorneys of Record)(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 07/23/2013)
22013-07-24 ORDER for Initial Pretrial and Scheduling Conference and Order to Disclose Interested Persons. Initial Conference set for 11/6/2013 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 2 before Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(bcampos, ) (Entered: 07/24/2013)
32013-07-24 Clerks Notice regarding CMECF notice returned undeliverable from [email protected] on the account of Robert James Collins. The referenced email address has been deleted from your CM/ECF account, filed. (tferguson, ) (Entered: 07/24/2013)
42013-08-01 NOTICE (FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL) OF REMOVAL by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed. (Attachments: # 1 Supplemental Index of State Court Documents)(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 08/01/2013)
52013-08-08 CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 08/08/2013)
62013-09-23 PLAINTIFF'S CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by Ameila Tijerina, filed.(sbejarano, 1) (Entered: 09/23/2013)
72013-09-23 CLERKS NOTICE on Mandatory Electronic Filing re: 6 Certificate of Interested Parties. Party notified, filed. (sbejarano, 1) (Entered: 09/23/2013)
82013-10-30 JOINT DISCOVERY/CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 10/30/2013)
92013-10-30 ORDER entered. The parties have since filed a joint discovery/case management plan, which obviates the need for the hearing. The pretrial conference scheduled for November 6, 2013, is cancelled and will not be rescheduled at this time. If the parties agree to proceed before a magistrate judge, the parties shall file a consent form to be considered by the District Court. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(jtabares, 1) (Entered: 10/30/2013)
102013-10-30 SCHEDULING ORDER. ETT: 4-5 days. Jury. Amended Pleadings due by 12/12/2013. Pltf Expert Witness List due by 1/10/2014. Pltf Expert Report due by 1/10/2014. Deft Expert Witness List due by 2/10/2014. Deft Expert Report due by 2/10/2014. Discovery due by 5/21/2014. Dispositive Motion Filing due by 6/18/2014. Non-Dispositive Motion Filing due by 7/11/2014. Joint Pretrial Order due by 7/25/2014. Final pretrial conference and jury selection dates will be set after the Court rules on any dispositive motions. The case will remain on standby until tried.(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(jtabares, 1) (Entered: 10/30/2013)
112013-11-12 NOTICE OF SERVICE OF INITIAL DISCLOSURES PURSUANT TO RULE 26(a) AND JOINT DISCOVERY PLAN AND STATUS REPORT (ECF 8) by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed. (Koen, Karl) (Entered: 11/12/2013)
122013-11-12 First INITIAL DISCLOSURES by Amelia Tijerina, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 11/12/2013)
132014-01-31 Supplemental INITIAL DISCLOSURES by Amelia Tijerina, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 01/31/2014)
142014-02-10 DESIGNATION OF EXPERT WITNESS LIST by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 02/10/2014)
152014-04-03 STIPULATION re: Protective Order by Texas Roadhouse, Inc., filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 04/03/2014)
162014-04-04 STIPULATION/STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER REGARDING Defendant's Confidential Information (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(rnieto, 1) (Entered: 04/04/2014)
172014-06-18 MOTION for Summary Judgment (Traditional and No-Evidence) Motions referred to Ronald G. Morgan. by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed. Motion Docket Date 7/9/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Proposed Order)(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 06/18/2014)
182014-07-02 Unopposed MOTION for Continuance of Docket Date for Defendant's Motion for Summary JudgmentMotions referred to Ronald G. Morgan. by Amelia Tijerina, filed. Motion Docket Date 7/23/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Proposed Order)(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 07/02/2014)
192014-07-02 ORDER granting 18 Motion for Continuance. The motion is GRANTED. Plaintiff shall file her response to the motion for summary judgment no later than July 29, 2014. Responses due by 7/29/2014. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(avleal, 1) (Entered: 07/02/2014)
202014-07-17 Agreed MOTION for Continuance of Trial Date and Other DeadlinesMotions referred to Ronald G. Morgan. by Texas Roadhouse, LLC, Amelia Tijerina, filed. Motion Docket Date 8/7/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Order Granting Both Parties' Motion for Continuance)(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 07/17/2014)
212014-07-18 ORDER granting 20 Motion for Continuance. The Court GRANTS the agreed motion, insofar that it seeks additional time to engage in settlement efforts. Dkt. No. 20. All deadlines in this case will be held in abeyance. If a settlement has not been reached by September 15, 2014, Plaintiff shall file her response to the motion for summary judgment no later than September 29, 2014, unless due date is otherwise modified. Joint Brief due by 9/15/2014. Responses due by 9/29/2014.(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(avleal, 1) (Entered: 07/18/2014)
222014-09-16 STATUS REPORT by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 09/16/2014)
232014-09-16 STATUS REPORT by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 09/16/2014)
242014-09-29 Opposed RESPONSE in Opposition to 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment (Traditional and No-Evidence), filed by Amelia Tijerina. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Defendant's Deposition, # 2 Exhibit Picture of Scene, # 3 Exhibit Defendant's Discovery Responses, # 4 Exhibit Plaintiff's Deposition Transcript, # 5 Proposed Order Proposed Order Denying Defendant's Motion)(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 09/29/2014)
252014-09-30 Order entered by the Court. The parties shall file a joint notice, no later than November 28, 2014 informing the Court of any progress in settlement negotiations.(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(dahumada, 1) (Entered: 09/30/2014)
262014-10-13 REPLY to Response to 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment (Traditional and No-Evidence), filed by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit C, # 2 Exhibit D, # 3 Exhibit E)(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 10/13/2014)
272014-11-24 STATUS REPORT by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 11/24/2014)
282014-11-25 ORDER entered. In order to facilitate a possible settlement in this case, the Court will not issue a report and recommendation concerning the motion for summary judgment prior to December 22, 2014. The parties shall file a joint notice, no later than December 19, 2014, informing the Court of any progress in settlement negotiations. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(jtabares, 1) (Entered: 11/25/2014)
292014-12-19 STATUS REPORT by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 12/19/2014)
302015-01-27 ORDER entered. If the Court does not receive a notice of settlement prior to February 4, 2015, the Court will issue a report and recommendation as to the motion for summary judgment.Submission Date 2/4/2015(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(sbejarano, 1) (Entered: 01/27/2015)
312015-02-04 STATUS REPORT by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 02/04/2015)
322015-02-12 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment (Traditional and No-Evidence) Objections to R&R due by 2/26/2015(Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald G. Morgan) Parties notified.(dnoriega, 1) (Entered: 02/12/2015)
332015-03-05 ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re: 32 Report and Recommendations. TX Roadhouse's 17 MOTION for Summary Judgment is denied as to the premises liability claim based on the peanut shells on the floor. The parties shall file a joint pretrial order no later than March 20, 2015. (Signed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen) Parties notified. (rnieto, 1) (Entered: 03/05/2015)
342015-03-20 Proposed Pretrial Order by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit and Witness List)(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
352015-03-20 MOTION In Limine Motions referred to Ronald G. Morgan. by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed. Motion Docket Date 4/10/2015. (Koen, Karl) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
362015-03-20 Witness List by Amelia Tijerina, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
372015-03-20 Exhibit List by Amelia Tijerina, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
382015-03-20 MOTION In Limine Motions referred to Ronald G. Morgan. by Amelia Tijerina, filed. Motion Docket Date 4/10/2015. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion in Limine)(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
392015-03-23 Order entered by the Court. Final Pretrial Conference set for 3/31/2015 at 01:30 PM before Judge Andrew S. Hanen. Jury Selection set for 4/30/2015 at 01:30PM before Judge Andrew S. Hanen(Signed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen) Parties notified.(dahumada, 1) (Entered: 03/23/2015)
402015-03-24 AMENDED ORDER entered. Jury Selection reset for 4/20/2015 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 6 before Judge Andrew S. Hanen. Final Pretrial Conference reset for 3/31/2015 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 6 before Judge Andrew S. Hanen (Signed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen) Parties notified. (sbejarano, 1) (Entered: 03/24/2015)
412015-03-30 PROPOSED ORDER re: 35 MOTION In Limine , filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 03/30/2015)
422015-03-30 Proposed Voir Dire Questions, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 03/30/2015)
432015-03-30 Proposed Jury Charge by Amelia Tijerina, filed.(Orth, Michael) (Entered: 03/30/2015)
442015-03-31 Proposed Voir Dire Questions, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 03/31/2015)
452015-03-31 Proposed Jury Charge by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed.(Koen, Karl) (Entered: 03/31/2015)
462015-04-14 NOTICE of Settlement by Texas Roadhouse Holdings LLC, filed. (Koen, Karl) (Entered: 04/14/2015)
472015-04-14 ORDER entered. The Parties are ordered to submit to the Court an agreed judgment disposing of this matter within sixty (60) days of this Order. (Signed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen) Parties notified.(bcampos, 1) (Entered: 04/14/2015)
482015-06-12 NOTICE of Dismissal as to All Defendants by Amelia Tijerina, filed. (Orth, Michael) (Entered: 06/12/2015)
492015-06-15 ORDER OF DISMISSAL. The Court orders that this case be dismissed with prejudice. Case terminated on 6/15/2015.(Signed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen) Parties notified.(avleal, 1) (Entered: 06/15/2015)