• Green Am. Recycling, LLC v. Clean Earth, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-16
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials | Manufacturing
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Wallace
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael C. Heyden, Jr., Tianna S. Bethune, Gordon Reese Scully Mansukhani LLP, Wilmington, DE for de-fendant.
    for defendant: Jeffrey L. Moyer, Dorronda R. Bordley, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; David L. Coffman, Joseph Kellmeyer, Sara L. Chamberlain, Thompson Corburn LLP, St. Louis, MO for third-party defendant.

    Case Number: D69433

    The court lacked personal jurisdiction over a third-party defendant, and jurisdictional discovery was not warranted under the facts of this case.

  • GXP Capital, LLC v. Argonaut Mfg. Serv., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-06-02
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Manufacturing
    Court: Delaware Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Seitz
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: David L. Finger, Finger & Slanina, LLC, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: John L. Reed, Peter H, Kyle, DLA Piper LLP (US), Wilmington, DE; Brian A. Foster, Julie Gryce, DLA Piper LLP (US), San Diego, CA for defendants.

    Case Number: D69418

    The Delaware Supreme Court concluded that the lower court did not abuse its discretion in staying this ac-tion to permit plaintiff to file an action in a more convenient forum.

  • W.R. Berkley Corp. v. Dunai

    Publication Date: 2021-05-19
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Bibas
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Scott A. Holt, Curtis J. Crowther, Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor LLP, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Daniel C. Herr, Law Office of Daniel C. Herr LLC, Wilmington, DE; Kristen Prinz, Amit Bindra, The Prinz Law Firm, P.C., Chicago, IL for defendant.

    Case Number: D69405

    Provision for repayment of stock benefits did not constitute liquidated damages and plaintiff adequately stated its claim for relief, so the court denied defendant's motion to dismiss.

  • vMedex, Inc. v. TDS Operating, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-05-19
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Software
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ann M. Kashishian, Kashishian Law LLC, Wilmington, DE; Marlo J. Hittman, Law Office of Marlo J. Hittman, Livingston, NJ for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Marc S. Casarino, White & Williams LLP, Wilmington, DE; David M. Friebus, Baker & Hostetler LLP, Chica-go, IL for defendants.

    Case Number: D69404

    The court granted defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiffs' claims with prejudice, except for one claim per-taining to an earn-out provision.

  • Obsidian Fin. Group, LLC v. Identity Theft Guard Solutions, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-05-12
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Consulting | Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Slights
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard M. Beck, Craig E. Rushmore, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Brad D. Sorrels, Jessica A. Hartwell, Nora M. Crawford, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC, Wilming-ton, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D69395

    Failure of a transaction to meet the requirements of an earnout provision did not entitle plaintiff to relief, so the court granted defendant's motion to dismiss claims for breach of contract, reformation and declaratory relief.

  • Goldenberg v. Immunomedics, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-05-05
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Biotechnology
    Court: Court of Chancery
    Judge: Vice Chancellor Laster
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Richard P. Rollo, Susan M. Hannigan, John T. Miraglia, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Naveen Modi, Paul Hastings LLP, Washington, DC; Eric W. Dittmann, Joshua M. Bennett, Paul Hastings LLP, New York, NY for plaintiff.
    for defendant: David J. Teklits, Kevin M. Coen, Alexandra M. Cumings, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE; Michael E. Swartz, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, New York, NY for defendant.

    Case Number: D69387

    Where the court in a prior proceeding dismissed plaintiff's contempt motion and ordered him to file a new proceeding, dismissal of the second contempt matter was inequitable.

  • Geronimo Music, LLC v. Copsidas

    Publication Date: 2021-05-05
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Johnston
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Randall J. Teti, Philip Trainer, Jr., Ashby & Geddes, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Thomas E. Hanson, Jr., Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D69386

    A broad general release provision warranted the dismissal of plaintiff's indemnification claim, but the court declined to impose sanctions against plaintiff.

  • Hemostemix, Inc. v. Accudata Solutions, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-04-14
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Biotechnology
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Matthew Denn, DLA Piper LLP, Wilmington, DE; Christopher Oprison, Ardith Bronson, DLA Piper LLP, Mi-ami, FL for plaintiff.
    for defendant: R. Karl Hill, Seitz, Van Ogtrop & Green, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Jason J. Curliano, Christopher Ohlsen, Buty & Curliano, Oakland, CA; Kelly E. Farnan, Blake Rohrbacher, Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Wilmington, DE; Daniel Buchholz, Holland & Knight LLP, Tampa, FL for defendants.

    Case Number: D69362

    The court denied defendant's motion for a stay.

  • Delaware Life Ins. Co v. Short

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Marc S. Casarino, Karine Sarkisian, White and Williams LLP, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Barbara Barto, Wilmington DE, pro se defendant; Bernard A. Van Ogtrop, Jared Thomas Green, James S. Green, Seitz, Van Ogtrop & Green, P.A., Wilmington, DE for defendant Craig.

    Case Number: D69343

    Counterclaims for breach of annuity contract and bad faith not dismissed where insurer delayed payment to sole named beneficiary based on insurer's receipt of competing claim to benefits that was allegedly devoid of supporting evidence.

  • Ocimum Biosolutions (India) Ltd. v. LG Corp., LLC

    Publication Date: 2021-03-24
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry: Biotechnology | Manufacturing | Software
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Christopher Page Simon, Kevin Scott Mann, Cross & Simon, LLC, Wilmington, DE; C. Edward Polk, Jr., Polk Law PLLC, Ashburn, VA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: David Ellis Moore, Bindu Ann George Palapura, Stephanie E. O’Byrne, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Virginia A. Gibson, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Philadelphia, PA; Steven M. Levitan, Gurtej Singh, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Menlo Park, CA; Joseph J. Raffetto, Andrew J. Lee, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Washington, DC for defendants.

    Case Number: D69339

    The court dismissed plaintiff's claims based on lack of standing and the expiration of the statute of limita-tions, but gave plaintiff an opportunity to amend.