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RAPID SETTLEMENTS LTD LITIGATION - APPEALED CASES

In Re Rapid Settlements, Ltd (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Mar. 3, 2010)(per curiam denial of mandamus
against sanctions order and discovery order)
relator asked this court to compel the Honorable Patricia Hancock, presiding judge of the 113th District Court
of Harris County, to set aside her February 22, 2010, order compelling the deposition of relator’s corporate
representative, compelling the production of documents, and awarding sanctions,
MOTION OR WRIT DENIED: Per Curiam  
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Christopher
14-10-00204-CV In Re Rapid Settlements, Ltd  
Appeal from 113th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
Patricia Ann Hancock    

Rapid Settlements Ltd. v. Allstate Settlement Corp. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 27, 2009)(per
curiam) (
order confirming arbitration award set aside in bill of review proceeding, interlocutory order vacating
the prior confirmation judgment did not adjudicate the validity of the award, was not final, and was not
appealable in the absence of statutory authorization) DISMISSED: Per Curiam   
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Brock Yates and Frost  
14-08-00394-CV  Rapid Settlements LTD v. Allstate Settlement Corporation, Allstate Life Insurance
Company, and Andino Ward  
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 4 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
Roberta Anne Lloyd

Symetra National Lif Ins. Co. v Rapid Settlements, Ltd. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Apr. 21, 2009)
(Hedges) (
arbitration award vacated as violation of public policy, transfer of structured settlement payments)
REVERSED AND RENDERED: Opinion by
Chief Justice Hedges  
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Anderson and Seymore
14-07-00880-CV Symetra National Life Insurance Company and Symetra Life Insurance Company v. Rapid
Settlements, LTD  
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
R. Jack Cagle  

TransAmerica Occidental Life Ins. Co. v. Rapid Settlements (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Dec. 18, 2008)
(Bland)(
arbitration, no agreement to arbitrate, nonsignatories)(superseding substitute opinion)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00137-CV  TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company and TransAmerica Annuity Service
Corporation v. Rapid Settlements
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle  

TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company v. Rapid Settlements (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] July 3,
2008)(Bland) (
confirmation of arbitration award against nonparty was error)(superseded opinion)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by Justice Bland  
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00137-CV TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company and TransAmerica Annuity Service
Corporation v. Rapid Settlements
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 1 of Harris County
Trial Court Judge:
Hon. Jack Cagle  

TransAmerica Occidental Life Insurance Company v. Rapid Settlements (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] July 3,
2008)(Bland) (
restricted appeal, order confirming arbitration award)
REVERSE TC JUDGMENT AND RENDER JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Bland  
Before Chief Justice Radack, Justices Jennings and Bland
01-07-00195-CV Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Company and Transamerica Annuity Service
Corporation v. Rapid Settlements, Ltd.
Appeal from County Civil Court at Law No 2 [?] of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Hon. Jack Cagle