• Cavi v. Evolving Sys. NC, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-06-06
    Practice Area: Contracts | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Technology Media and Telecom
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sean A. Meluney and Alan L. Frank for plaintiff
    for defendant: Herbert W. Mondros, Diane M. Coffey, Paul N. Silverstein and Brian M. Clark for defendants.

    Case Number: D68169

    Plaintiff alleged sufficient facts to support his tort and quasi-contract claims, but he was not entitled to recover for breach of good faith and fair dealing.

  • The State v. Voyles

    Publication Date: 2018-06-04
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Donald Donovan (District Attorney), Dallas; Anthony Williams (Assistant District Attorney), Dallas; Ashley Cox, Dallas, for appellant.
    for defendant: Candace Rader (Attorney at Law), Carrollton, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0771

    Probative Value of Evidence of Prior Similar DUI Arrests Substantially Outweighed Potential Prejudice

  • Hunter v. Metzger

    Publication Date: 2018-05-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Marion Peter Hunter, pro se petitioner
    for defendant: Brian L. Arban, Deputy Attorney General of the Delaware Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, attorney for respondents.

    Case Number: D68158

    Habeas petition alleging ineffective assistance of trial counsel for failure to move for dismissal of indictment for lack of evidentiary support dismissed where petitioner's guilty plea colloquy established his knowing and voluntary admission of guilty and acknowledgement of his understanding of the waiver of his constitutional rights.

  • TQ Delta, LLC v. Zyxel Communications, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Electronics
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian E. Farnan, Michael J. Farnan, Peter J. McAndrews, Paul W. McAndrews, David Prange for TQ Delta, LLC
    for defendant: Kenneth L. Dorsney, Scott Burnett Smith, Ross Barton and Garland T. Stephens for Adtran Inc. and Zyxel Communications Inc.

    Case Number: D68156

    This claim construction matter involved communication system patents relating to impulse noise management during initialization, packet retransmission and memory sharing.

  • Evans v. Johnson and Johnson Co.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Products Liability
    Industry: Pharmaceuticals
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Augustus Hebrew Evans, Jr., James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, Smyrna, DE, pro se plaintiff
    for defendant: Todd C. Schlitz, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, Wilmington, DE; Daniel J. Brown and Hayley J. Reese, McCarter & English, LLP, Wilmington, DE, attorneys for defendants.

    Case Number: D68152

    In forma pauperis plaintiff's motion to produce discovery denied in part where plaintiff's inmate status precluded production of 1.5 million pages of documents, but limited production possible where plaintiff identified specific types of documents sought.

  • Cohen v. Navarro

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Cohen, FCI Hazelton, Bruceton Mills, WV, pro se plaintiff
    for defendant: N/A

    Case Number: D68151

    Younger abstention doctrine barred claims for fraud upon the court arising from pending state court receivership and liquidation proceeding.

  • Nexeon Ltd. v. EaglePicher Tech. LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-05-23
    Practice Area: Patent Litigation
    Industry: Electronics
    Court: U.S. District Court of Delaware
    Judge: District Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Mary Matterer, Stephen R. Carden, Ann C. Palma and James V. Suggs for plaintiff
    for defendant: Thomas C. Grimm, Jeremy A. Tigan and Jennifer Hayes for defendants.

    Case Number: D68154

    The court engaged in claim construction of multiple terms associated with fabricating silicon-based fibers and particles for use in rechargeable lithium ion batteries.

  • Cordle v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-05-18
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Victor Aloisio (Office of the Public Defender, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit), Lafayette, for appellant.
    for defendant: Christopher Arnt (Assistant District Attorney), Lafayette; Herbert Franklin (District Attorney), Lafayette, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0903

    The trial court properly declined to merge for sentencing purposes defendant's convictions on two counts of burglary arising after he broke into two businesses in the same building.

  • Jenkins v. The State

    Publication Date: 2018-05-17
    Practice Area: Constitutional Law | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Walter Britt (Chandler, Britt, Jay, Beck & Zwald LLC), Buford; Eliot Abt (The Abt Law Firm LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Michael Morrison (Assistant District Attorney), Lawrenceville; Daniel Porter (District Attorney Gwinnett Justice & Administrative Center), Lawrenceville, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0123

    No Detention Occurred Where Driver Temporarily Stopped As Ruse To Evade Traffic Stop

  • Moody et al. v. Hill, Kertscher & Wharton, LLP et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-05-15
    Practice Area: Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline | Legal Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Andrews
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Bret Moore, Douglas Chandler (Chandler & Moore Law LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Mark Rogers, Johannes Kingma (Carlock Copeland & Stair LLP), Atlanta, for appellee. Gregory Digel, Matthew Friedlander (Holland & Knight LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1011

    The trial court erred in denying plaintiffs' motion for protective order in their legal malpractice action in which defendants requested production of a non-party attorney's litigation files and correspondences with plaintiff, as there was no evidence of an implied waiver of the attorney-client privilege with regard to the third-party attorney.