In re Tanner Companies, Inc.
(Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist] Sep. 10, 2009)(mandamus re: discovery orders)
DISMISS PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS: Per Curiam
Before Justices Keyes, Hanks and Bland
01-09-00522-CV In re Tanner Companies, Inc., Paul Winters, William A. Zartler, Tyler Crabtree, Tanner
Holdings, L.L.C., Tanner Services, L.L.C., and Denham Capital Management
Appeal from 133rd District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Jaclanel M. McFarland
Opinion issued September 10, 2009
Court of Appeals
First District of Texas
IN RE TANNER COMPANIES, INC., PAUL WINTERS, WILLIAM A. ZARTLER, TYLER CRABTREE,
TANNER HOLDINGS, L.L.C., TANNER SERVICES, L.L.C., AND DENHAM CAPITAL MANAGEMENT,
Original Proceeding on Petition for Writ of Mandamus
Relators, Tanner Companies, Inc., Paul Winters, William A. Zartler, Tyler Crabtree, Tanner Holdings, L.L.
C., Tanner Services, L.L.C., and Denham Capital Management (collectively, “Tanner”), seek mandamus
relief compelling the trial court to vacate its order compelling production of discovery without regard to
relevancy and imposing sanctions. [Footnote]
On September 4, 2009, Tanner moved to dismiss the petition for writ of mandamus.
We dismiss the petition for writ of mandamus. All pending motions are overruled as moot.
Panel consists of Justices Keyes, Hanks, and Bland.
The underlying case is Tanner Companies Inc., v. David K. Smith, Patrick Flinn,William W. Rucker, and Reata Equity
Partners, LLC, Cause No. 2007-67452, in the 133rd Judicial District Court of Galveston [sic] County, Texas, the Hon.
Jaclanel McFarland, presiding.