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Diamond Shamrock Refining Co. v. Hall, 02-0566

Defendant-employer was not grossly negligent for plaintiff-employee's injuries where there is no evidence that it was actually aware of the risk to its employee and consciously indifferent to his welfare.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/01/2003
  • Decided 07/08/2005
  • Published 07/08/2005


  • Justice HECHT delivered the opinion of the Court.


  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • For Appellant:
  • Reagan W. Simpson, King & Spalding, William J. Boyce, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., Daryl G. Dursum, Erin Patterson, Adams & Reese, L.L.P., Houston, for Petitioners.

  • For Appellees:
  • Channy F. Wood, Wood Law Firm, L.L.P., Amarillo, James Christopher Dean, Robert E. Garner, Garner, Stein & Dean, L.L.P., Joe L. Lovell, Lovell Lovell Newsom & Isern, L.L.P., John Smithee, Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich & Russell, L.L.P., Amarillo, George J. Kacal, Kacal Adams & Law, P.C., Houston, John N. McCamish Jr., McCamish, Socks & Montpas, San Antonio, Sam L. Stein, Garner & Stein, L.L.P., Cherokee, OK, for Respondent.
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