Polinard v. Anthony, No. 13-11-00403-CV, 2012 Tex. App. LEXIS 5868 (Tex. Ct. App. Jul. 19, 2012)

(plaintiff filed suit alleging various theories of recovery for damages to plaintiff’s ranch by hunters who paid a fee for permission to be on land; original petition dismissed for pleading deficiencies; amended petitions filed as well as reconsideration of order on pleadings sufficiency; court ordered hearing regarding lack of prosecution of case, of which neither plaintiff nor his attorney claimed to receive notice; case was dismissed; plaintiff appealed; appellate court held notice by mail was sufficient and statement regarding possibility of dismissal for failing to appear was valid; appellate court affirmed dismissal).