• Patrone v. Commerce Assoc. LP

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Discovery | Dispute Resolution | Personal Injury
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Davis
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68355

    The court severed claims that were covered by an arbitration clause, but it denied a motion to dismiss on the remaining claims because discovery was necessary for the resolution of certain factual issues.

  • BRP Hold Ox, LLC v. Chilian

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Employment Litigation
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Scott T. Earle of Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C., Wilmington, DE for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Christopher Viceconte of Gibbons P.C., Wilmington, DE formerly for defendant.

    Case Number: D68353

    A defendant failed to sufficiently allege counterclaims for tortious interference, malicious prosecution, abuse of process, or declaratory relief.

  • State of Delaware v. Byard

    Publication Date: 2018-11-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Johnston
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael B. DegliObizzi, Erik C. Towne, Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for the state
    for defendant: Michael W. Modica, Wilmongton, DE, attorney for defendant.

    Case Number: D68349

    Where the state elicited testimony tending to show that defendant avoided cooperating with a police investiga-tion, he was entitled to a new trial.

  • The GWO Litig. Trust v. Sprint Solutions, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-07
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Trade Secrets
    Industry: Retail | Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard M. Beck, Sean M. Brennecke, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Wilmington, DE; John D. Byars, Joseph C. Smith, Jr., Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago, IL, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Steven L. Caponi, Matthew B. Goeller, K&L Gates LLP, Wilmington, DE; David I. Swan, Brian A. Kahn, McGuire Woods LLP, Charlotte, NC, attorneys for defendant and third-party plaintiff.

    Case Number: D68347

    Plaintiff adequately stated claims for trade secret violations and interference with prospective business rela-tions, but its conversion and unfair competition claims were duplicative of the contract claims.

  • Strobert Tree Servs., Inc v. Kenneth Lilly Fasteners, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Contracts | Expert Witnesses
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: George T, Lees, III, Logan & Petrone, LLC, New Castle, DE, attorney for plaintiff
    for defendant: David Baumberger, Chrissinger & Baumberger, Wilmington, DE, attorney for defendant.

    Case Number: D68335

    Plaintiff's expert's opinion that defendant's product was defective was stricken where the expert failed to conduct testing on defendant's actual product.

  • Talley-Siders v. Mayhorn

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Deals and Transactions | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald L. Gouge, Jr. for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: N/A

    Case Number: D68340

    The trial court's decision in favor of sellers was supported by substantial evidence, and buyer failed to establish the elements of fraud.

  • Patel v. Sunvest Realty Corp.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge LeGrow
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Julia B. Klein, Klein, LLC, Wilmington, DE, attorney for plaintiffs
    for defendant: Eric J. Monzo and Brenna A. Dolphin, Morris James, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Raymond W. Cobb, O'Hagan Meyer, LLC, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68336

    Vicarious liability claims against real estate brokerage for individual broker's fraud could be maintained where the broker worked from the brokerage's office and used that position and the brokerage's name and reputation to perpetuate the alleged fraud.

  • Giles & Ransome v. Kalix

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Labor Law
    Industry: Construction | Health Care
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Butler
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: H. Garrett Baker, Elzufon Austin & Mondell, P.A., Wilmington, DE, attorney for appellant
    for defendant: Donald E. Marston and James R. Donovan, Doroshow Pasquale Krawitz & Bhaya, Bear, DE, attorneys for appellee.

    Case Number: D68334

    Industrial Accident Board's decision ordering employer to reimburse injured employee for full cost of medical marijuana supported by credible evidence where board credited employee's testimony that high initial consumption was due to experimentation to find correct dosage and active ingredients.

  • Bank of New York Mellon v. Shrewsbury

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Banking and Finance Laws | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights | Real Estate
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Melanie J. Thompson, Orlans PC, Wilmington, DE, attorney for plaintiff
    for defendant: Cynthia L. Carroll, Cynthia L. Carroll, P.A., Newark, DE, attorney for defendant.

    Case Number: D68326

    Mortgagor's motion for summary judgment denied where debtor raised genuine issues of material fact as to the authenticity of the note in mortgagor's possession, without which mortgagor would lack standing to enforce.

  • State of Delaware v. McElderry

    Publication Date: 2018-10-24
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Medinilla
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Rebecca Song, Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, for the state
    for defendant: James O. Turner, Jr., Assistant Public Defender, Office of Defense Services, Wilmington, DE, for de-fendant.

    Case Number: D68333

    Police officers had a sufficiently reasonable suspicion of criminal activity, which justified the seizure of evi-dence.