• FMC Corp. v. New Castle Co. Special Serv. Dept.

    Publication Date: 2018-03-14
    Practice Area: Government | Regulations
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge LeGrow
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jessica C. Watt and Brendan K. Collins for petitioner
    for defendant: Max B. Walton, Kyle E. Gay and Marlaine A. White for defendant.

    Case Number: D68074

    The general manager of a county special services department exceeded her authority in issuing a final order that imposed fines and injunctive relief for a partys failure to comply with the restrictions of a permit. Administrative order vacated.

  • Griffith v. Energy Independence

    Publication Date: 2018-01-10
    Practice Area: Contracts | Personal Injury
    Industry: Construction | Energy
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge LeGrow
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert C. Collins, Schwartz & Schwartz, Dover, DE; Raeann Warner, Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A., Wilmington, DE, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Patrick M. McGrory and Jason J. Cummings, Tighe & Cottrell, P.A., Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D67999

    Plaintiff could assert claim for negligence arising from defendants performance of the parties contract, and was statutorily authorized to bring claim for negligent construction or renovation of residential property.

  • Mooney v. E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co.

    Publication Date: 2017-12-13
    Practice Area: Business Torts
    Industry: Chemicals and Materials
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge LeGrow
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: NA
    for defendant: Kathleen F. McDonough, John A. Sensing and Jesse L. Noa for defendant.

    Case Number: D67971

    In his fraud claim, plaintiff alleged only forward-looking statements and not specific facts which indicated that the statements were known to be false when made or were made in bad faith.

  • Devine v. MHC Waterford Estates, LLC

    Publication Date: 2017-10-25
    Practice Area: Contracts | Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge LeGrow
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Joseph J. Rhoades and Stephen T. Morrow, Rhoades & Morrow LLC, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Kelly E. Rowe, Reilly, Janiczek, McDevitt, Heinrich & Cholden, P.C., Wilmington, DE, attorney for defendant.

    Case Number: D67910

    Landlord of mobile home lot had common law and statutory duties to maintain premises independent of rental agreement obligations, which could support both tort and breach of contract claims.