• State of Delaware v. Watts

    Publication Date: 2019-03-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Rennie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Cari Chapman and Matthew Keating, Deputy Attorneys General, Department of Justice for the state
    for defendant: Elliot Margules, Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender for defendant.

    Case Number: D68500

    Defendant was not entitled to dismissal or a missing evidence instruction where the state did not deny him access to evidence material to his defense.

  • Cardona v. Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Products Liability
    Industry: Manufacturing | Retail
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Rennie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David A. Boswell, Hudson, Jones, Jaywork & Fisher, LLC; Brian D. Kent and Samuel I. Reich, Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Thomas J. Gerard and Bradley D. Remick, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin; Kenneth M. Doss, Casarino Christman Shalk Ransom & Doss, P.A. for defendants.

    Case Number: D68463

    Court could exercise personal jurisdiction over foreign manufacturer in products liability claim where it took affirmative steps, including formation of a domestic subsidiary, to place its products in the stream of commerce within the state, which led to plaintiff's alleged injury in the state.

  • Preferred Fin. Serv. v. A&R Bail Bonds LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-02-06
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Rennie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sean T. O'Kelly, O'Kelly Ernst & Joyce, LLC, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff
    for defendant: Brian T.N. Jordan, Jordan Law LLC, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68450

    The parties' agreement was illegal because it sought to circumvent changes in the law regarding bail bonds.

  • Dep't of Transp. v. Keeley

    Publication Date: 2018-09-26
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Labor Law
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Rennie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D68296

    The date of mailing rather than the date of an order was decisive for appeal purposes, so defendant timely appealed an administrative order.