• DiStefano v. KW Solar Sols., Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-07-17
    Practice Area: Expert Witnesses
    Industry: Construction | Energy
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Blake A. Bennett and Christopher H. Lee, Cooch and Taylor, P.A., Wilmington, DE for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: Robert D. Goldberg, Biggs and Battaglia, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68632

    Plaintiffs' expert could testify as to the presence of mold in plaintiffs' home, given the expert's training, certifications, and experience in the mold inspection industry.

  • Kalil v. Kalil

    Publication Date: 2019-06-12
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes
    Industry:
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Daniel R. Losco, Losco & Marconi, P.A., Wilmington, DE for defendant.
    for defendant: N/A

    Case Number: D68595

    A promissory note did not contain any provision for acceleration of the balance, and defendant timely made all regular interest payments due under the terms of the note.

  • Lyons Ins. Agency, Inc. v. Kirtley

    Publication Date: 2019-04-10
    Practice Area: Business Torts | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael P. Kelly, Andrew S. Dupre and Janine L. Faben, McCarter & English, LLP, Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Oderah C. Nwaeze and Mackenzie M. Wrobel, Duane Morris LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendants.

    Case Number: D68521

    Issues of fact precluded the parties' motions for dismissal and judgment on the pleadings in this employment litigation.

  • BRP HOLD OX, LLC v. Chilian

    Publication Date: 2019-01-30
    Practice Area: Business Torts
    Industry: Manufacturing
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: K. Tyler O'Connell, Morris James LLP, Wilmington, DE for plaintiffs.
    for defendant: David P. Primack and David W. Giattino, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68438

    Application for interlocutory appeal denied where court's application of absolute privilege was not in conflict with prior jurisprudence as alleged falsity of claim of breach of contract was not product of firsthand knowledge, and costs of interlocutory review would likely outweigh benefits.

  • Agostini v. Blenheim at Augustine Creek, LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-01-23
    Practice Area: Contractual Disputes | Expert Witnesses | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Scott
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Dean R. Roland, Cooch and Taylor P.A., Wilmington, DE for plaintiff.
    for defendant: Jeffrey M. Weiner, Wilmington, DE for defendant.

    Case Number: D68430

    Jury waiver was enforceable where the heart of plaintiffs' claims went to their request to be made whole under the operative contract and the waiver language was sufficiently conspicuous to place readers on notice they were waiving the right to jury trial.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.