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PHI Air Medical, LLC v. Texas Mutual Insurance Co.

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-748 Tex. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 preempts a state workers’ compensation system that limits the prices an air-ambulance company can charge and collect for its air-transport services; and (2) whether the McCarran-Ferguson Act exempts such a system from ADA preemption.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Nov 23 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 31, 2020)
Dec 11 2020Motion of respondent Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation to extend the time to file a response from December 31, 2020 to March 1, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 11 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 1, 2021, for all respondents.
Dec 16 2020Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, PHI Air Medical, LLC
Dec 30 2020Brief amicus curiae of Air Medical Operators Association filed.
Dec 31 2020Brief amicus curiae of Airbus Helicopters, Inc. filed.
Dec 31 2020Brief amicus curiae of Air Methods Corporation filed.
Feb 23 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 1, 2021 to March 8, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Feb 24 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 8, 2021, for all respondents.
Mar 05 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 8, 2021 to March 23, 2021, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 08 2021Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 23, 2021, for all respondents.
Mar 23 2021Brief of respondent Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation in opposition filed.
Mar 23 2021Brief of Texas Mutual Insurance Company in opposition submitted.
Apr 06 2021Reply of petitioner PHI Air Medical, LLC filed. (Distributed)
Apr 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.