Delaware Superior Court News

Delaware judge denies motion for judgment in lawsuit over Pandur, an armored fighting vehicle

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge recently denied a Washington, D.C.-based energy and security company's motion in its breach of contract litigation with a defense company, saying the motion was premature.

Delaware couple who lost chicken house in blizzard failed to prove insurance coverage was available, judge rules

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Greenwood, Delaware couple who sued their insurance company over the denial of their claim for loss of a new chicken house in a 2016 blizzard failed to prove snow and ice coverage was generally available to them, a state superior court judge recently ruled.

Delaware judges grants and denies motions in Sprint, RadioShack suit

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 8, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has ruled both in favor of and against motions filed by both parties in a dispute involving the former RadioShack and Sprint.

Delaware court affirms ruling in case over failed sale of home

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – An appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a woman must pay for damages over the sale of a home.

Delaware Superior Court rules expert report in Kenneth Lilly defective bolt case inadmissible

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has granted a request to have expert testimony dismissed in a case involving a bolt and nut maker.

Del. court recommends keeping AG's racketeering case against Gold Fever alive

By Tomas Kassahun | Oct 17, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of the state of Delaware has recommended to deny a motion to dismiss a case over alleged criminal enterprise filed by the state.

Del. judge throws out talc suits from out-of-state plaintiffs against J&J; SCOTUS decision on jurisdiction was a factor

By Sandra Lane | Sep 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware judge has dismissed some claims filed by female users of Johnson & Johnson’s talc powder products who claimed that using this product on their perineal area caused ovarian cancer.

Delaware Supreme Court affirms lower court’s decision in parking lot slip-and-fall case

By Sandra Lane | Sep 21, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit filed over injuries sustained in a fall on an icy parking lot was dismissed because the judge ruled that the plaintiff had failed to present enough evidence to prove her claims.

Delaware judge approves Card Compliant experts in gift card balance case

By Gabriel Neves | Sep 10, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware judge has denied the exclusion of the defendant's experts and the defendant's motion to dismiss a case involving unused gift card balances.

'Intermeddlers' lose case against Delaware greenhouse gas initiative

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 6, 2018

GEORGETOWN, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A case that was filed in response to the Delaware’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Co2 Emission Trading Program Act (RGGI Act) was dismissed on June 26 by the Superior Court of the State of Delaware.

Delaware Superior Court denies prejudgment interest in 13-year-old asbestos coverage dispute

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 11, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge denied a motion that set judgment amounts in a lawsuit against Century Indemnity Co. and other defendants.

Delaware's case against alleged gift card scheme to continue

By Charmaine Little | May 16, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court for the State of Delaware denied a motion for summary judgment in an April 30 opinion in a case involving an alleged gift card scam.

Paralegal ruptured Achilles during company softball but won't get Workers' Comp

By Amanda Thomas | May 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware Superior Court judge has ruled that a paralegal injured while playing on his law firm’s softball team isn’t entitled to workers’ compensation.

Workers can’t sue under California wage laws, Delaware Superior Court rules

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – In a decision on March 13, the Delaware Superior Court dismissed a lawsuit against medical supply company CareFusion Solutions LLC brought by a class of former employees who claimed the company owed them overtime wages and cited California laws.

Investor fails to prove he'd been misled by DuPont, judge says in ruling

By Karen Kidd | Dec 28, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Connecticut man's lawsuit claiming he and other shareholders had been intentionally misled by DuPont executives about the potential of the company's chemicals division spinoff Chemours Co. has been tossed out by a state judge who said he failed to make his case.

Middle driver in three-car rear-ender avoids liability in Delaware decision

By Elizabeth Alt | Nov 30, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Delaware Superior Court has ruled that a man involved in a three-vehicle accident in Newark, Delaware, had not acted neglectfully when he hit a woman’s car after his own car was rear-ended.

Delaware Superior Court excludes expert testimony in medical negligence case

By Sara McCleary | Nov 24, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has granted the defendants’ motion to exclude an expert’s testimony in a case for alleged medical negligence.

Juror-turned-plaintiff loses suit after slipping on Delaware courthouse ice

By John Sammon | Nov 18, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit filed by a woman against the state of Delaware Office of Management and Budget who sought damages after slipping on ice in a courthouse parking lot was turned back on Oct. 30. The Delaware Superior Court ruled the state was immune from liability.

Judge denies Wawa's motion in 'hoagie guts' lawsuit

By Sara McCleary | Oct 31, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware court has denied a convenience store’s motion for summary judgment and for a protective order in a slip-and-fall dispute.

Delaware court rules mall owner not entitled to insurance coverage in fraud case

By Dee Thompson | Oct 10, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – In a class action lawsuit involving alleged overcharging for electricity at a Florida mall, the Superior Court of the State of Delaware has ruled that the mall owner and real estate management company are not entitled to insurance coverage in a fraud case filed by a hair salon and other tenants.

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