Case study

Appellate Victory in Texas Supreme Court

October 21, 2014 Case Study

Chan Park v. ExxonMobil Corp

The Texas Supreme Court upheld a victory for Beck Redden client ExxonMobil Corp. in a case involving a holdup at a service station. Chan Park filed suit after unknown criminals held him up in the early hours of the morning at a station in Dallas near the interstate. The trial judge threw out his lawsuit against the company, and the Dallas court of appeals agreed, based on a thorough analysis of the so-called Timberwalk factors. The Supreme Court has now denied the plaintiff’s petition for review.

Beck Redden appellate partner David M. Gunn worked on the appeal with his colleagues John Adcock and Chad Flores. Mr. Gunn gave the oral argument in the Dallas court of appeals. Beck Redden’s appellate team worked in collaboration with the trial attorneys from the Carter Stafford firm in Dallas, specifically Leon Carter, Bob Arnett, and Josh Bennett.

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David M. Gunn 713.951.6290
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Chad Flores 713.951.6268
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John Adcock 713.951.6239
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