• Sun Life Assurance Co. Canada v. U.S. Bank, N.A.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-29
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Insurance Law
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Insurance
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Stark
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Thomas J. Francella, Gregory F. Fischer, Michael J. Miller, Charles J. Vinicombe, Barry Golob, Daniel P. Thiel, Lezlie Madden and Kristin Parker, Cozen O'Connor, Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, PA for plaintiff.
    for defendant: David J. Baldwin, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; John E. Failla, Nathan Lander and Elise A. Yablonski, Proskauer Rose LLP, New York, NY for defendant.

    Case Number: D68578

    Genuine issues of material fact precluded summary judgment on defendant's counterclaims for deceptive trade practices and promissory estoppel in this insurance matter.

  • State of Delaware v. Purdue Pharma L.P.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-20
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals | Retail
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Johnston
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Ryan P. Newell, Shaun Michael Kelly and Kyle Evans Gay of Connolly Gallagher, LLP; Richard W. Fields of Fields PLLC; Scott W. Gilbert, Richard Shore, Mark A. Packman, Jenna A. Hudson, Michael B. Rush, Monique T. Abrishami and Richard J. Leveridge, Gilbert LLP, Washington, DC; Kathleen Jen-nings, attorney general, and Michael Vild and Michelle Whalen, Delaware Dep't of Justice for the state.
    for defendant: Brian D. Tome and Kelly E. Rowe, Reilly, McDevitt & Henrich, PC, Wilmington, DE; Mark S. Cheffo, Hay-den A. Coleman, Debra D. O'Gorman and Judy L. Leone, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia, PA for defendant Purdue Pharma. Michael P. Kelly, Steven P. Wood, Daniel J. Brown and Hayley J. Reese, McCarter & English, Wilmington, DE; John A. Freedman and Sean O. Morris, Arnold & Porter Kay Scholer LLP, Los Angeles, CA for defendant Endo Pharmaceuticals. Kevin B. Collins, Katherine B. Shaffer and Neil K. Roman, Covington & Burling, New York, NY; A. Thompson Bayliss, Michael A. Barlow, Sarah E. Delia, David A. Seal and Daniel J. McBride, Abrams & Bayliss, Wilmington, DE for defendant McKesson Corp. David A. Felice, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Wilmington, DE, Steven Pyser, Ashley W. Hardin and Joshua D. Tully, Williams & Connolly, Washington, DC for defendant Cardinal Health. Jennifer C. Wasson, Jesse L. Noa and Carla M. Jones, Potter, Anderson & Corroon LLP, Wilmington, DE; Louis W. Schack, Shan-non E. McClure and Neil A. Hlawatsch of Reed Smith LLP for defendant AmerisourceBergen. Jami B. Nimeroff, Brown, Garry, Nimeroff, Wilmington, DE; James W. Matthews, Katy E. Koski, Jaclyn V. Piltch and Redi Kasollja, Foley & Lardner, Boston, MA for defendant Anda Pharmaceuticals. Thomas E. Han-son and Oni N. Harton, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Wilmington, DE and Indianapolis, IN for defendant H.D. Smith LLC. Daniel B. Rath, Rebecca L. Butcher and Jennifer L. Cree, Landis, Rath & Cobb LLP, Wilmington, DE; Eric R. Delinsky, Alexandra W. Miller and R. Miles Clark, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Washington, DC for defendant CVS Health Corp. Beth Moskow-Schnoll, William Burton and Elizabeth A. Sloan, Ballard Spahr LLP, Wilmington, DE; Kaspar J. Stoffelmayr, Katherine M. Swift and Alex J. Har-ris, Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott LLP, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO for defendant Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

    Case Number: D68469

    The state adequately alleged claims against manufacturers and distributors of opioids, but the court dismissed public nuisance, civil conspiracy and unjust enrichment claims.

  • The Recorder

    Judge Says Facebook Provided 'Terrible Service to Its Customers' in Cambridge Analytica Snafu

    February 01, 2019

    U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco stopped short of saying whether he thought plaintiffs pursuing privacy claims against the company had viable claims.

  • Consumer Fin. Prot. Bureau v. The Nat'l Collegiate Master Student Trust

    Publication Date: 2018-10-31
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection | Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Education
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Noreika
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Carolyn I. Hahn, Colin T. Reardon and Gabriel S.H. Hopkins, attorneys for plaintiff
    for defendant: Kurt M. Heyman and Melissa N. Brochwicz, Donimirski, Heymay Enerio Gattuso & Hirzel LLP, Wilmington, DE; Erik H. Haas and Peter W. Tomlinson, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York, NY attorneys for Ambac Assurance Corp.; Jamie L. Edmonson, Allyson B. Baker, Meredith L. Boylan, Sameer P. Sheikh and Katherine M. Wright, Venable LLP, Washington, DC, attorneys for Transworld Systems Inc.; Andrew D. Cordo, Ashby & Geddes, PA, Wilmington, DE; Michael Hanin and Uri Itkin, Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, New York, NY, attorneys for objecting noteholders; Rebecca L. Butcher, Landis Rath & Cobb LLP, Wilmington, DE, John P. Doherty and William Hao, Alston & Bird LLP, New York, NY for GSS Data Serv., Inc.; Stacey A. Scrivani, Stevens & Lee, P.C., Wilmington, DE for the Pennsylvania Higher Educ. Assistance Agency; Stephen B. Brauerman and Sara E. Bussiere, Bayard P.A., Wilmington, DE for Wilmington Trust Co.; John W. Shaw and David M. Fry, Shaw Keller LLP, Wilmington, DE, Stephen H. Meyer, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, Washington, DC for U.S. Bank National As-sociation; John W. Shaw and David M. Fry, Shaw Keller LLP, Wilmington, DE, Matthew A. Martel and Keith M. Kollmeyer, Jones Day, Boston, MA for U.S. Bank.

    Case Number: D68338

    Proposed intervenors timely filed their motions, and they have interests in the litigation which were not adequately repre-sented by existing parties.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Hit With Delaware Class Action

    April 10, 2018

    The latest federal class action to hit Facebook Inc. on Tuesday accused the social media giant of violating privacy laws in allowing Cambridge Analytica to access personal information of 87 million users.

  • Delaware Business Court Insider

    Lord & Taylor Hit With Lawsuit After Data Breach Affected More Than 5 Million Customers

    April 06, 2018

    The plaintiff in a proposed class action on Thursday accused high-end retailer Lord & Taylor of negligence in failing to protect its customers' private information, just days after the Hudson's Bay Co. subsidiary announced that it had been the target of a massive data breach in its North American stores.

  • Somershein v. Home Depot, DEFAX Case No. D67490 (C.P. New Castle Dec. 13, 2016), Smalls, C.J. (6 pages).

    Publication Date: 2017-01-18
    Practice Area: Damages | Consumer Protection
    Industry: Construction
    Court: Courts of Common Pleas
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
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    Case Number: D67490

  • Boros v. Pfizer, DeFAX Case No. D67247 (May 25, 2016) Jurden, J. (13 pages).

    Publication Date: 2016-06-22
    Practice Area: Consumer Protection
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: D67247

  • Dunfee v. Newark Shopping Center Owner LLC, DeFAX Case No. D67131 (Del. Super. Feb. 16, 2016) Jurden, J. (11 pages).

    Publication Date: 2016-03-16
    Practice Area:
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    Court: Delaware Superior Court
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
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    Case Number: D67131

  • Trumbo v. LST Invs., DeFAX Case No. D67088 (C.P. New Castle Dec. 7, 2015) Rennie, J. (9 pages).

    Publication Date: 2016-02-03
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Courts of Common Pleas
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
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    Case Number: D67088