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Reported Decisions

The trial of a lawsuit often follows with an appeal. The following reported decisions are representative examples of the trial and/or appellate work the lawyers of Shafer, Davis, O’Leary and Stoker have been involved in over the years.

Bates v. Pecos County, 546 S.W.3d 277 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2017, no pet.)

Motloch v. Albuquerque Tortilla Co., Inc., 454 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2014, no pet.)

Davis v. Bills, 444 S.W.3d 752 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2014, no pet.)

Vasquez v. Southern Tire Mart, LLC, WL 2004125 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2012)

State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Bowen, 405 S.W.3d 182 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2013)

Cole v. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., 331 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2010)

Hodges v. Texas TST, Inc., 303 S.W.3d 880 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2009, reh. denied)

Jordan v. Ector County, 290 S.W.3d 404 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2009)

Brown v. Dillards, Inc., 289 S.W.3d 340 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2009)

Arthur W. Tifford, PA v. Tandem Energy Corp, 562 F.3d 699 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2009)

Service Corp. Intern. v. Aragon, 268 S.W.3d 112 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2008)

Land v. Dietz, 276 Fed.Appx. 384 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2008)

Burleson v. Sharp Image Energy, Inc., WL 3298973 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2007)

AHN Corp. v. Scarborough, 2007 WL 2823689 (2007)

Moon Royalty, LLC v. Boldrick Partners, 244 S.W.3d 391 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2007)

In re Estate of Velasco, 214 S.W.3d 213 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2007)

Foster v. Zavala, 214 S.W.3d 106 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2006)

In re Champion Technologies, Inc., 222 S.W.3d 127 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2006)

Communications Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 467 F.3d 427 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2006)

Wilderman v. Cooper & Scully, P.C., 428 F.3d 474 (C.A.3 [PA.] 2005)

Jeffery v. Robertson Sales & Service, Inc., 182 S.W.3d 65 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2005)

In re Champion Technologies, Inc., 173 S.W.3d 595 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2005)

Alvarado v. Oklahoma Sur. Co., 281 S.W.3d 38 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2005)

Primrose Operating Co., Inc. v. Senn, 161 S.W.3d 258 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2005)

Communication Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 402 F.3d 503 (C.A.4 [Tex.] 2005)

Paredes v. City of Odessa, 124 Fed.Appx. 263 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2005)

Communication Workers of America v. Ector County Hosp. Dist., 392 F.3d 733 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2004)

Kent v. Scripps Texas Newspapers, L.P., WL 722275 (Tex. App.—Austin 2004)

In re Leblanc & Waddell, L.L.C., WL 1637200 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2004)

Primrose Operating Co. v. National American Ins. Co., 382 F.3d 546 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 2004)

GeoSurveys, Inc. v. State Nat. Bank, 143 S.W.3d 220 (Tex.App.-Eastland 2004)

Justice Bail Bonds v. Samaniego, 68 S.W.3e 811 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2001)

Lohmann v Lohmann, 62 S.W.3d 875 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2001)

JVA Operating Co. v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co., 11 S.W.3d 875 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2001)

Justice Bail Bonds vs Samaniego, 68 S.W.3d 811 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2001)

Manzano Oil Corp. v. Chesapeake Operating, Inc., 178 F.Supp.2d 1217 (D.N.M. 2001)

In re Apache Corp., 61 S.W.3d 432 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 2001)

Hawkins v. Walvoord, 25 S.W.3d 882 (Tex. App.-El Paso 2000)

Walton v. City of Midland, 24 S.W.3d 853 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2000)

Insurance Co. of State of Pennsylvania v. Martinez, 18 S.W.3d 844 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2000)

Smith v. McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill, & Graf, L.L.P., 15 S.W.3d 644 (Tex. App.—Eastland 2000)

Harris v. Jones, 8 S.W.3d 383 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1999)

In re Hoover, Bax & Slovacek, L.L.P., 6 S.W.3d 646 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1999)

In re Anaheim Angels Baseball Club, Inc., 993 S.W.2d 875 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1999)

SMS Financial Ltd. Liability Co. v. ABCO Homes, Inc., 167 F.3d 235 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1999)

Williamson v. Williamson, 986 S.W.2d, 379 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1999)

Adkins v. Ector County Independent School. Dist. 969 S.W.2d 142 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1998)

World Distributors, Inc. v. Knox, 968 S.W.2d 474 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1998)

Camacho v. Samaniego, 954 S.W.3d 811 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1997)

Sam L. Majors Jewelers v. ABX, Inc., 117 F.3d 922 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1997)

City of Odessa v. Barton, 939 S.W.2d 707 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1997)

Martinez v. Humble Sand & Gravel, Inc., 940 S.W.2d 139 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1996)

Woodfin v. Coleman, 931 S.W.2d 383, 1996 WL 557399 (Tex. App.—Austin 1996)

Rogers v. Ricane Enterprises, Inc., 930 S.W.2d 157 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 1996)

M-T Petroleum, Inc. v. Burris, 926 S.W.2d 814 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1996)

Columbia Universal Life Ins. Co. v. Miles, 923 S.W.2d 803 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1996)

Pride Petroleum Services, Inc. v. Criswell, 924 S.W.2d 720 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1996)

Figueroa v. West, 902 S.W.2d 701 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1995)

Eagle Properties, Ltd. v. KPMG Peat Marwick, 912 S.W.2d 825 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1995)

Chopra v. Hawryluk, 892 S.W.2d 229 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1995)

Texas Health Enterprises, Inc. v. Reece, 44 F.3d 243 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1994)

Marklyn Controls Supply v. Pall Trinity Micro Corp. By and Through Pall Corp., 862 F.Supp. 140 (W.D.Tex. 1994)

Izzarelli v. Rexene Products Co., 24 F.3d 1506 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1994)

George Bros. Fabrication, Inc. v. Bryant, 865 S.W.2d 725 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Dunn v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., 860 S.W.2d 571 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Rodriguez v. Love, 860 S.W.2d 541 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Satanta Oil Co. v. Henderson, 855 S.W.2d 888 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Smith v. Ponton, 855 S.W.2d 849 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Cearley v. Cross Timbers Production Co., Inc., 855 S.W.2d 852 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Browning v. City of Odessa, Tex., 990 F.2d 842 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1993)

Progressive County Mut. Ins. Co. v. Parks, 856 S.W.2d 776 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Martinez v. Humble Sand & Gravel, Inc., 860 S.W.2d 467 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Diaz v. Texas Health Enterprises, Inc., 822 F.Supp. 1258 (W.D.Tex. 1993)

Dresser Industries, Inc. v. Snell, 847 S.W.2d 367 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1993)

Lone Star Industries, Inc. v. Ater, 845 S.W.2d 334 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co. v. Slaughter, 836 S.W.2d 745 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Brown v. Petrolite Corp., 965 F.2d 38 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1992)

Rodriguez v. Holmes, 963 F.2d 799 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1992)

Galvan v. Aetna Cas. & Sur. Co., 831 S.W.2d 29 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Ector County v. Lewis, 824 S.W.2d 315 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Hill v. Ector County, 825 S.W.2d 180 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Duncan v. Employers Cas. Co., 823 S.W.2d 722 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Cass v. Stephens, 823 S.W.2d 731 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1992)

Eagle Properties, Ltd. v. Scharbauer, 816 S.W.2d 559 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1991)

Denman v. Burris, 815 S.W.2d 793 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1991)

Hulsey v. State of Texas, 929 F.2d 168 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1991)

Texas Employer’s Ins. Ass’n v. Parra, 806 S.W.2d 294 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1991)

Texas Health Enterprises, Inc. v. Gentry, 787 S.W.2d 604 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1990)

Motorola, Inc. Hitachi, Ltd., 750 F.Supp. 1319 (W.D.Tex. 1990)

Successor Trust Committee of Permian Distributing, Inc. Employees’ Profit Sharing Plan and Trust v. First State Bank, Odessa, N.A., 735 F.Supp. 708 (W.D.Tex. 1990)

Dominguez v. Kelly, 786 S.W.2d 749 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1990)

Aberdeen Ins. Co. v. Bovee, 777 S.W.2d 442 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1989)

Rivera v. Mitchell, 764 S.W.2d 393 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1989)

American Motorists Ins. Co. v. Lynn, 762 S.W.2d 229 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1988)

Sledge v Alsup, 759 S.W.2d 1 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1988)

Texas Employers’ Ins. Ass’n V. Gomez, 756 S.W.2d 80 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1988)

Snellenberger v. Rodriguez, 760 S.W.2d 237 (Tex. 1988)

Sarabia v. Aetna Ca. and Sur. Co., 749 S.W.2d 157 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1988)

Burton v. Texas Employment Com’n, 743 S.W.2d 690 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Houston General Ins. Co. v. Lujan, 740 S.W.2d 34 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Douthit v. Ector County, 740 S.W.2d 16 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Martinez v. RV Tool, Inc., 737 S.W.2d 17 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Cradoct v. Employers Cas. Co., 733 S.W.2d 301 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Dowell Schlumberger, Inc. v. Jackson, 730 S.W.2d 818 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1987)

Reed v. Campbell, 719 S.W.2d 655 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1986)

Worley v. Texas Employment Com’n, 718 S.W.2d 62 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1986)

City of Odessa v. Meek, 695 S.W.2d 775 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1985)

Durbin v. American Mfg. Co. of Texas, 643 S.W.2d 239 (Tex. App.—El Paso 1982)

Texas Emp. Ins. Ass’n v. Ontiveros, 570 S.W.2d 98 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1978)

Texas Emp. Ins. Ass’n v. Marsh, 567 S.W.2d 832 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1978)

Robertson v. Union Planters Nat. Bank of Memphis, Tenn., 561 S.W.2d 901 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1978)

Evans Prescription Pharmacy, Inc. v. Ector County, 535 S.W.2d 704 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1976)

Burton v. Home Indem. Co., 531 S.W.2d 665 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1975)

Stafford Const. Co., Inc. v. Martin, 531 S.W.2d 667 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1975)

Allen v. Manhattan Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 519 S.W.2d 706 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1975)

McCrary v. City of Odessa, 482 S.W.2d 151 (Tex. 1972)

Commercial Union Ins. Co. of New York v. Rios, 473 S.W.2d 958 (Tex. Civ. App.—Amarillo 1971)

Johnson v. Safeco Ins. Co., 464 S.W.2d 164 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1971)

Travelers Indem. Co. v. Edwards, 462 S.W.2d 533 (Tex. 1970)

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Zellars, 462 S.W.2d 550 (Tex. 1970)

Allstate Ins. Co. v. Zellars, 452 S.W.2d 539 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1970)

Travelers Indem. Co. v. Edwards, 451 S.W.2d 313 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1970)

Leckbee v. Continental Airlines, Inc., 410 F.2d 1191 (C.A.5 [Tex.] 1969)

Green v. Lanny Ice Truck Supply Co., 441 S.W.2d 32 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1969)

Starr Gas Co. v. McAlister Trucking Co., 436 S.W.2d 192 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1968)

Van Horn State Bank v. Bennett, 428 S.W.2d 468 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1968)

Barber v. Intercoast Jobbers and Brokers, 417 S.W.2d 154 (Tex. 1967)

Texaco, Inc. v. Faris, 413 S.W.2d 147 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1967)

Intercoast Jobbers and Brokers v. Barber, 410 S.W.2d 249 (Tex. Civ. App.—El Paso 1966)

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