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Owners of Taco Bell property in Delaware allege nearby dry cleaning business has contaminated site

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The owners of a property in Delaware where a Taco Bell restaurant is located allege that contamination from a nearby dry cleaning business has diminished the site's property value.

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.

Injunction entered against Cabela's competitor founded by former employees

By Karen Kidd | Nov 14, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Delaware chancellor recently granted a Nebraska-based sporting goods retailer's request for a preliminary injunction against a group of the retailer's former managers who allegedly started their own competing company in the same town where the retailer is headquartered.

Sonic stockholder challenges proxy statement regarding proposed merger with Inspire Brands

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 12, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – An owner of Sonic Corp. stock alleges the company and its board of directors filed a misleading proxy statement regarding a proposed merger.

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 vice chancellor stays he 'cannot approve' Goldman Sachs settlement

By Takesha Thomas | Nov 7, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A proposed settlement between Goldman Sachs Group and a shareholder received an unfavorable opinion from a Delaware vice chancellor.

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Attack on paint industry spreads to Pennsylvania; Sherwin-Williams asks judge for help

By John O'Brien | Nov 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania will be the next battleground in historically hard-fought litigation over lead paint, as private lawyers seeking one-third of possible multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements are teaming with county officials on lawsuits.

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.

Stockholder claims CafePress merger transaction failed to state all material facts

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 31, 2018

WILMINGTON — A stockholder has filed a class-action lawsuit citing alleged fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

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.

Delaware SC allows med-mal plaintiff's expert to testify, overturning trial court decision

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 30, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Delaware reversed and remanded a decision from the Superior Court on Aug. 21 in a medical negligence case in which a patient’s bladder was ruptured during a 2013 diagnostic laparoscopy procedure.

National Tobacco alleged to have improperly held funds in Vapor Beast share sale

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 30, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – The former owners of a California corporation alleges the buyer of their company shares failed to pay all amounts owed.

Delaware Chancery Court appoints monitor in Oxbow Carbon exit sale suit

By Sandra Lane | Aug 10, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A multi-part remedy to settle a dispute between defendants identified as the "Koch parties" and Oxbow Carbon LLC was delivered by Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster on Aug. 1 in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

DHL alleges Chemours failed to pay $1.05 million termination payment

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A supply chain and logistics company alleges a chemical manufacturing company owes more than $1 million for the termination of an agreement.

'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.

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