Delaware Court of Chancery Decisions 2014

The Ravenswood Investment Company L.P. v. Winmill & Co. Incorporated
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7048-VCN
In the Matter of J.T.M., a disabled person
Date: December 31, 2014
Docket Number: CM 17901-S
Prokupek v. Consumer Capital Partners LLC  
Date: December 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9918-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff served as the Chairman and CEO of Smashburger Master LLC until his termination in early 2014. Smashburger subsequently informed Plaintiff that it was redeeming Plaintiff’s units in the company. Plaintiff disagr...

In the Matter of the Liquidation of Freestone Insurance Company
Date: December 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9574-VCL
In re Zhongpin Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7393-VCN
Holley v. Nipro Diagnostics, Inc.
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9679-VCP
Theravectys SA v. Immune Design Corp.
Date: December 23, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9950-VCN
Alan L. Lucas v. Alan Hanson, et al.
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9424-ML
In re Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: December 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9985-CB
2009 Caiola Family Trust v. PWA, LLC, et al.
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8028-VCP
Kathleen Morgan v. David Carpenter
Date: December 18, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9324-ML
AB Value Partners, LP v. Kreisler Manufacturing Corporation, et al.
Date: December 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10434-VCP
Nancy R. Benner v. The Council of the Narrows Association of Owners
Date: December 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7503-ML
Mechel Bluestone, Inc., et al. v. James C. Justice Companies, Inc., et al.
Date: December 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9218-VCL
In re Appraisal of Dole Food Co., Inc.  
Date: December 9, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9079-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: After David H. Murdock, the CEO and controlling stockholder of Dole Food Company, Inc., acquired all the shares of Dole common stock that he did not already own, Petitioners pursued their statutory right to an appraisal...

In re Zutrau v. Jansing & ICE Sys., Inc.  
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7457-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: After Plaintiff fell behind on her payments to Attorney in the underlying litigation, Attorney filed a motion to withdraw as counsel for Plaintiff and requested a charging lien in the amount of approximately $300,000. Pl...

B&L Cellular, et al. v. USCOC of Greater Iowa, et al., C.A. No. 7628-VCL
Date: December 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7628-VCL
James v. National Financial LLC, et al.
Date: December 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8931-VCL
In re TransPerfect Global, Inc.  
Date: December 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9700-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: The underlying case involved a deadlock relating to the management of the business of TransPerfect Global, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries. Here, Plaintiff filed a motion for the appointment of a interim custodian...

Mack v. Mack  
Date: November 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4240-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1979, Mother and Daughter set up joint checking and savings accounts. In 2006, Daughter withdrew almost all of the funds from the joint savings account without first informing Mother. Mother and Daughter also jointly...

AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, Inc.
Date: November 28, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
In re Zhongpin Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7393-VCN
Council of The Pointe at Bethany Bay Condos. v. Higgins  
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7543-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute centered around the question of whether there was mold that needed remediation in the common elements of a Condominium’s structure adjacent to the unit owned by Defendants. Plaintiff, the Council at the Cond...

Great Hill Equity Partners IV, LP, et al. v. SIG Growth Equity Fund I, LLP, et al.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 7906-VCG, CA # 7906-VCG
Roncone v. Phoenix Payment Systems, Inc.
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8895-VCN
Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co. v. Audax Health Solutions, Inc.  
Date: November 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9405-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co., challenged Optum Services, Inc’s acquisition by merger, via Audax Holdings, Inc., of Audax Health Solutions, Inc. Plaintiff moved for judgment on the pleadings, arguing tha...

In re TIBCO Software Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10319-CB
In re Novell, Inc. Shareholder Litigation
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6032-VCN
In re Comverge, Inc. Shareholders Litigation
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7368-VCP
In re Sanchez Energy Derivative Litigation
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9132-VCG (OL)
In re Sanchez Energy Derivative Litigation
Date: November 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9132-VCG ()
AUGUSTUS H. EVANS, JR. vs. DAVID PIERCE, ET AL
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 10065-ML, CA (UNASSIGNED 05468-N)
Reid v. Siniscalchi
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 2874-VCN
United Health Alliance, LLC v. United Medical, LLC
Date: November 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7710-VCP
Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Earl Strong
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: 8538-MA
Smollar v. Potarazu
Date: November 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10287-VCN
NAMA Holdings, LLC v. Related WMC LLC, et al.
Date: November 18, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7934-VCL
Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund L.P. v. Echo Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10303-VCN
Wendy Lee v. Mark Pincus, et al.
Date: November 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8458-CB
Matthew v. Laudamiel
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5957-VCN
IMO the Estate of Zigfrids B. Blums, deceased
Date: November 12, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 7479-ML, CA 152154
In re Allergan, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: November 7, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9609-CB
In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. Corporate Reorganization Litigation
Date: November 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10093-VCL
Higher Education Management Group, Inc., et al. v. Mathews, et al.
Date: November 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9110-VCP
Biggins v. Phelps  
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5121-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), filed this action against personnel at the JTVCC seeking an injunction and compensatory damages for placement in isolated confinement and, subseque...

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. v. Apollo (Mauritius) Holdings PVT. LTD., et al.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8980-VCG
Yucaipa American Alliance Fund I, et al. v. SBDRE LLC, et al.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9151-VCP
Scanbuy, Inc. v. NeoMedia Techs., Inc.  
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9465-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and Defendant entered into a Settlement and License Agreement to resolve then-pending patent infringement litigation. After Plaintiff’s license was terminated, Plaintiff filed a complaint for declaratory, injun...

Szubielski v. Correct Care Solutions, LLC
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9750-VCN
Theravectys SA v. Immune Design Corp.
Date: October 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9950-VCN
Matthew v. Laudamiel
Date: October 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5957-VCN
In re TPC Group Inc. S’holders Litig.  
Date: October 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7865-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: After TPC Group Inc. announced its acquisition by First Reserve Corporation, SK Capital Partners, and their affiliates (collectively, the PE Group), Plaintiffs, shareholders of TPC, brought a class action against TPC, th...

Quadrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. v. Vertin, et al.
Date: October 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6990-VCL
In re: Crimson Exploration Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: October 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8541-VCP
Mehta v. Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, et al.
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6891-VCL
Willis v. PCA Pain Center of Virginia, Inc.
Date: October 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9006-VCN
ReCor Medical, Inc. v. Warnking
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7387-VCN
Vaccaro v. APS Healthcare Bethesda, Inc. and Universal American Corp.
Date: October 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9637-VCG
In re KKR Fin. Holdings LLC Shareholder Litig.  
Date: October 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9210-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, KKR & Co. LP (KKR) acquired KKR Financial Holdings LLC (KFN) in a stock-for-stock merger. Plaintiffs, stockholders of KFN, challenged the merger by filing a class action complaint, asserting breach of fiduciary...

Knutkowski v. Cross
Date: October 13, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4889-VCG
Richard Grimm v. Stem, Inc.
Date: October 13, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9315-ML
In re Rural/Metro Corp. Stockholders Litig.  
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6350-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: A class of stockholders of Rural/Metro Corporation (Rural) filed a class action against RBC Capital Markets, LLC (RBC) for aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty by the board of directors of Rural in relation to...

Lake Treasure Holdings, Ltd., et al. v. Foundry Hill GP LLC, et al.
Date: October 10, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6546-VCL
Peter J. Salvatore v. Visenergy, Inc., et al.
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10108-CB
Harry Pontone v. Milso Industries Corporation, et al.
Date: October 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7615-VCP
Matthew v. Laudamiel
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5957-VCN
Wolst v. Monster Beverage Corp.  
Date: October 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9154-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-individual, who owned common stock of Defendant-corporation, sent a letter to Defendant seeking to inspect certain of Defendant’s books and records pursuant to 8 Del. C. 220. Plaintiff’s ultimate goal in pursui...

IMO The Estate of Aldon S. Hall
Date: October 2, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8122-MA
Quadrant Structured Prods. Co., Ltd. v. Vertin  
Date: October 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6990-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff owned debt securities issued by Defendant, a Delaware corporation. Plaintiff sued Defendant, asserting breach of fiduciary duty claims derivatively against Defendant’s board of directors (Board) and Defendant’s...

Simon-Mills II, LLC, et al. v. Kan Am USA XVI Ltd. Partnership, et al.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 8520-VCG, CA # 8520-VCG
Black Horse Capital, LP, et al. v. Xstelos Holdings, Inc., et al.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8642-VCP
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc. v. Rasemas
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9144-VCN
Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System v. Citgroup Inc.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9587-ML
BMEF San Diego, L.L.C. v. Gray East Village San Diego L.L.C.
Date: September 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9963-VCN
State, Del. Transit Corp. v. Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 842  
Date: September 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8764-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: An employer terminated an employee, who was represented by a union. The union grieved the termination and, in accordance with a collective bargaining agreement, the matter was submitted to arbitration. An arbitrator orde...

ExamWorks, Inc. v. DeStefano
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 10044-VCN
In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 8922-VCG (), CA 8922-VCG
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc. v. Rasemas
Date: September 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9144-VCN
Jefferson v. Dominion Holdings, Inc.
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8663-VCN
Seaport Village Ltd. v. Seaport Village Operating Co., LLC  
Date: September 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8841-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Seaport Village Operating Company, LLC (the “Company”) sought to recover from Seaport Village Ltd. (“Limited”) attorneys’ fees and expenses that the Company incurred in two lawsuits against Limited. The Company’s limited...

Gary Veloric, et al. v. J.G. Wentworth, Inc., et al.
Date: September 18, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9051-CB
IMO The Estate of Paulina duPont Dean
Date: September 17, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7430-ML
Kahuku Holdings, LLC v. MNA Kahuku, LLC  
Date: September 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9991-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties in this case were two members of a Delaware LLC that was created to hold a subsidiary operating a wind farm on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Defendant filed an arbitration demand in Hawaii based on its unders...

In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: September 10, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 8922-VCG (), CA 8922-VCG
In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: September 9, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 8922-VCG (), CA 8922-VCG
Scott v. Dondero
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9041-VCG
City of Providence v. First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9795-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (FC North), a bank holding company incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, adopted by forum selection bylaw (the “Forum Selection Bylaw”) the same day it ann...

Grunstein v. Silva
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 3932-VCN
Walker v. City of Wilmington
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8607-VCP
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc. v. Rasemas
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9144-VCN
Bennett v. Lally
Date: September 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9545-VCN
In re Nine Systems Corporation Shareholders Litigation
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 3940-VCN, CA 6170-VCN
Ross Holding and Management Company v. Advance Realty Group, LLC
Date: September 4, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4113-VCN
Richard A. McCloskey v. John A. McCloskey, et al.
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6061-ML
Harry Pontone v. Milso Industries Corporation, et al.
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7615-VCP
Caspian Select Credit Master Fund Ltd. v. Key Plastics Corporation
Date: September 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8625-VCN
Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. v. Roslewicz
Date: September 2, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5922-ML
Levey v. Brownstone Asset Management, LP, et al.
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5714-VCL
REDUS Peninsula Millsboro, LLC v. Mayer
Date: August 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8835-VCN
CCC Atlantic, LLC v. Grey
Date: August 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8739-VCN
CCC Atlantic, LLC v. Grey
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8739-VCN
In re Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: August 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA OL 8917-VCL
In Re Orchard Enterprises, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7840-VCL
Pontone v. Milso Indus. Corp.  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8842-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: A former officer and director of two Delaware companies filed an action for mandatory advancement from those companies of the legal fees and expenses he incurred in underlying litigation between the parties in a Pennsylv...

Jenkins v. Del. State Univ.  
Date: August 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9683-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was a senior in the nursing program at Delaware State University (DSU) when she was dismissed for consuming a half of a margarita while on break during a clinical program. Plaintiff filed suit seeking reinstate...

LG Elecs., Inc. v. Interdigital Commc’ns, Inc.  
Date: August 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9747-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, collectively referred to as “InterDigital,” and LG Electronics, Inc. entered into a non-disclosure agreement, titled “Agreement Governing Confidential Settlement Communications (the NDA), after LG filed a dem...

Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: August 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8218-VCG
IMO: Augustus Hebrew Evans, Jr. v. David Pierce, et al.
Date: August 14, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 10065-ML, CA (UNASSIGNED 05468-N)
Sussex County v. Jeanne Sisk and Beulah McQueen
Date: August 13, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8915-MA
PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Technologies, Inc.
Date: August 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 2627-VCP
In re Jenzabar, Inc. Derivative Litigation
Date: August 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4521-VCG
Buttonwood True Value Partners, L.P., et al. v. R.L. Polk & Co., Inc., et al.
Date: August 7, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 9250-VCG, CA # 9250-VCG
In re Daniel Kloiber Dynasty Trust  
Date: August 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9685-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: During divorce proceedings between Daniel Kloiber (Dan) and Beth Ann Kloiber the Kentucky Family Court issued status quo orders that restricted Dan in his capacity as a human being over whom the Kentucky Family Court had...

Sterling Property Holdings, Inc. v. New Castle County
Date: August 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 20408-VCN
CCC Atlantic, LLC v. Grey
Date: August 4, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8739-VCN
Base Optics Inc. v. Yaping Liu, et al.
Date: August 4, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9803-VCG
Levey v. Brownstone Asset Mgmt., LP, et al.  
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5714-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and three individual defendants worked together as principals in a financial services boutique. After plaintiff resigned, he sought a declaration that he continues to own equity stakes in two of the entities. T...

Comerica Bank v. Global Payments Direct, Inc., et al.  
Date: August 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9707-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: This memorandum opinion concerns the business divorce between Comerica and Global concerning the joint venture they established in 1996 to process credit and debit card transactions called Alliance. The court found that...

Sutherland v. Sutherland  
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 2399-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sought attorneys’ fees and legal expenses from Defendants, two corporations and her two brothers, after successfully pursuing a books and records action under Del. Code Ann. tit. 8, 220 and after filing a compl...

Zutrau v. Jansing  
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7457-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, the president, sole director, and majority stockholder of a private Delaware corporation specializing in proxy servicing, hired Plaintiff to work for the company in the early 2000s. Beginning in 2004, Plaintif...

Sample v. Gumbiner
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8833-VCN
Salamone v. Gorman
Date: July 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9870-VCN
In re Jenzabar, Inc. Derivative Litigation  
Date: July 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4521-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was a trust (“the Raiff Trust”) that had expired under the terms of the trust instrument that established the trust. The trust was funded with shares of Jenzabar, Inc. At the time of this litigation...

Hardy v. Hardy, et al.
Date: July 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7531-VCP
Evans v. Bayer Corp.  
Date: July 29, 2014
Docket Number: CM 05468-N(UASSIGNED)

Justia Opinion Summary: Augustus Evans, who was incarcerated, filed two actions that he sought to bring in Chancery against Bayer Corp. and Johnson & Johnson Co. alleging that he had been injured by pharmaceutical products manufactured and sold...

Augustus Evans, Jr. vs. Johnson & Johnson Co.
Date: July 29, 2014
Docket Number: CM 05468-N (UNASSIGNED)
RCM LS II, LLC v. Lincoln Circle Associates, LLC, et al.
Date: July 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9478-VCL
In re Ebix, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: July 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8526-VCN
MPT of Hoboken Trs, LLC v. HUMC Holdco, LLC
Date: July 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8442-VCN
Cook v. Whitman
Date: July 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9458-VCG
Matthew v. Laudamiel
Date: July 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5957-VCN
Andrew Durham v. Grapetree LLC  
Date: July 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7325-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Andrew Durham, the only non-managing member of Grapetree, LLC, filed direct claims against the LLC seeking reimbursements for expenses incurred by the vacation properties the LLC managed. At trial, Andrew sought $28,983...

Gassis v. Corkery  
Date: July 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8868-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, Bishop Macram Max Gassis, was the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sudan Relief Fund, Inc., formerly known as Bishop Gassis Sudan Relief Fund, Inc. The Court of Chancery found that the Board’s deci...

Comerica Bank v. Global Payments Direct, Inc., et al.
Date: July 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9707-CB
Julie Friedman v. Dara Khosrowshahi, et al.
Date: July 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9161-CB
Wells Fargo Bank, NA v. Earl Strong
Date: July 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8538-MA
Dixon v. Joyner; Letha D. Copeland Estate
Date: July 14, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 7452-ML, CA 149218
CCC Atlantic, LLC v. Grey, Joseph
Date: July 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8739-VCN
Alan L. Lucas, et al v. Alan Hanson, et al.
Date: July 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9424-ML
IMO: The Estate of Paulina duPont Dean
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7430-ML
Dent v. Ramtron
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7950-VCP
Branin v. Stein Roe Investment Counsel, LLC, et al.
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8481-VCN
Xcell Energy & Coal Co., LLC v. Energy Inv. Group, LLC  
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8652-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Xcell Energy and Coal Company, LLC (Xcell) defaulted on its loan obligations to a creditor. Through a court-appointed receiver, Xcell alleged that its past manager and member were liable for their mismanagement and misco...

Capano, Joseph M., et al. v. Capano, Louis J., Jr., et al.
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8721-VCN
Capano, Gerard J. v. Capano, Louis J., Jr., et al.
Date: June 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8767-VCN
Wayman Fire Protection, Inc. v. Premium Fire & Security, LLC
Date: June 27, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7866-VCP
Cambridge Retirement System v. Slavko James Joseph Bosnjak, et al.
Date: June 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9178-CB
Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC v. Roche Diagnostics GmbH, et al.
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5589-VCP
Laidler v. Hesco Bastion Environmental, Inc.
Date: June 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7561-VCG
Allen v. El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C., et al.
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7520-VCL
David Raul v. Astoria Financial Corporation
Date: June 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9169-VCG
In re TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: June 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9415-VCN
In Re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7141-VCL
Sequoia Presidential Yacht Group LLC v. FE Partners, LLC
Date: June 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8270-VCG
Donna F. Miller v. National Land Partners,LLC, et al.
Date: June 11, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7977-VCG
Al Jazeera America LLC v. AT&T Services, Inc.
Date: June 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8823-VCG
In re Appraisal of NetSpend Holdings, Inc.
Date: June 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8807-VCG
The Ravenswood Investment Company, L.P. v. Winmill & Co. Incorporated
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7048-VCN
Eurofins Panlabs, Inc. v. Ricerca Biosciences, LLC, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8431-VCN
Sustainable Energy v. Photon Energy, et al.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8524-VCP
Thomas A. Rizk et al v. TractManager, Inc.
Date: May 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9073-ML
Pontone v. Milso Industries Corporation, et al.
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7615-VCP
In re: Westech Capital Corp.
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8845-VCN
Mickael A. Flaa v. Daniel C. Montano, et al.
Date: May 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9146-VCG
Bishop Macram Max Gassis, et al. v. Neil Corkery, et al.
Date: May 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8868-VCG
Oracle Partners, L.P. v. Biolase, Inc.
Date: May 22, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9438-VCN
Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6844-VCG
Allen v. El Paso Pipeline GP Company, L.L.C., et al.
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7520-VCL
In Re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation
Date: May 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9210-CB
Andrew Durham v. Grapetree, LLC
Date: May 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7325-VCG
Quantum Technology Partners IV, LP v. Ploom Inc.
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9054-ML
Flaa v. Montano
Date: May 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9146-VCG
In re Molycorp, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7282-VCN
Patricia Laidler v. Hesco Bastion Environmental, Inc.
Date: May 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7561-VCG
Hamilton Partners, L.P. v. Highland Capital Management, L.P.
Date: May 7, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6547-VCN
Riley v. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9486-VCN
New Continuum Holdings Corporation v. China/United Capital, LLC
Date: May 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9589-VCN
Third Point, LLC v. Ruprecht, et al.
Date: May 2, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 9469-VCP, CA 9497-VCP, CA 9508-VCP
Karl Fillip v. Centerstone Lenen Services LLC
Date: May 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8712-ML
United Brotherhood of Carpenters Pension Plan v. Fellner
Date: May 1, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9475-VCN
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7885-MA
2009 Caiola Family Trust v. PWA, LLC, et al.
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8028-VCP
AFSCME, Council 81, Registered Nurses Unit, Local 2305 v. State, Dep’t of Health & Soc. Servs.  
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8101-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner worked as a charge nurse at a facility of the State’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). After an incident with a patient who later died, DHSS concluded that Petitioner should be dismissed for pa...

Zebroski v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company
Date: April 30, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8816-VCP
Carbaugh v. Woods on Herring Creek Homeowners Ass’n  
Date: April 29, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8715-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Plaintiffs loaned Utility Systems, Inc. (“USI”), which provided wastewater disposal services to the Woods on Herring Creek community, almost $250,000 to meet the costs of managing and improving the wastewater tr...

VTB Bank v. Navitron Projects Corp. and Development Max, LLC
Date: April 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8514-VCN
In re Interstate General Media Holdings, LLC
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9221-VCP
Lachman Dass Gupta v. E*Trade Securities, LLC, et al.
Date: April 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9358-MA
In the Matter of Estate of Dorothea Branson
Date: April 22, 2014
Docket Number: ROW 260-S
Aaron Houseman and Nancy Houseman v. Eric S. Sagerman, et al.
Date: April 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8897-VCG
Richard McCloskey v. John McCloskey
Date: April 14, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6061-ML
In re TPC Group Inc. Shareholders Litigation
Date: April 10, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7865-VCN
In re ISN Software Corp. Appraisal Litigation
Date: April 10, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8388-VCG
Chen v. Anderson  
Date: April 8, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5878-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: After Occam Networks, Inc. merged with Calix, Inc., Plaintiffs filed an action contending that Defendants, Occam directors and others, breached their fiduciary duties by making decisions during Occam’s sale process that...

Lawrence S. Foley v. Joseph V. and Julie Ann Vari
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: CA 4776-MA
In re Interstate General Media Holdings, LLC
Date: April 7, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9221-VCP
Paul G. Kuhns and Anne M. Kuhns v. Bruce A. Hiler Delaware QPRT, et al.
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7586-VCG
LNR Partners, LLC v. C-III Asset Management LLC
Date: March 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8472-VCP
Preferred Investments, Inc. v. T&H Bail Bonds, et al.
Date: March 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5886-VCP
IMX Information Management Solutions, Inc. v. MultiPlan, Inc., et al.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7786-VCP
Numoda Corporation v. Numoda Technologies, Inc.
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9163-VCN
Newell Rubbermaid Ind. v. Storm
Date: March 27, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9398-VCN
Preferred Investments, Inc. v. T&H Bail Bonds, et al.
Date: March 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 5886-VCP
Spiro v. Vions Technology Inc.
Date: March 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8287-VCP
Peace v. Rust
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8323-ML
IMO the LW&T of Blanche M. Hurley, deceased, et al.
Date: March 20, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8473-ML
Wilmington Medical Associates PA v. Charles A. Esham
Date: March 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8184-VCG
Frank v. Elgamal, et al.
Date: March 10, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6120-VCN
In re Rural Metro Corp. Stockholders Litig.  
Date: March 7, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6350-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: When Rural/Metro Corporation (“Rural”) merged with an affiliate of Warburg Pincus LLC, each publicly held share of Rural common stock was converted into the right to receive $17.25. Plaintiff-stockholders initiated this...

Fleetwood Estates Homeowners Association v. Mary Lex a/k/a Maria Lex
Date: March 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8263-MA
Wayman Fire Protection, Inc. v. Premium Fire & Security, LLC, et al.
Date: March 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7866-VCP
The Council of The Pointe at Bethany Bay Condominiums v. Higgins
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7543-VCN
In Re Orchard Enters., Inc. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: February 28, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7840-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Since 2007, Dimensional Associates, LLC, a private equity fund, had controlled Orchard Enterprises, Inc., a Delaware corporation. In 2010, Dimensional squeezed out the minority stockholders of Orchard. The merger conside...

Karl Fillip v. Centerstone Linen Services, LLC
Date: February 27, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8712-ML
Vansant v. Ocean Dunes Condominium Council Inc.
Date: February 26, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8700-VCG
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et al. v. Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.
Date: February 25, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8321-VCG
Caspian Select Credit Master Fund Ltd. v. Key Plastics Corporation
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8625-VCN
Flaa v. Montano
Date: February 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 9146-VCG
In re Gardner Denver, Inc. Shareholder Litigation
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8505-VCN
In re Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: February 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8885-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Anthony Pacchia brought an action challenging a transaction through which Activision Blizzard, Inc. and an entity controlled by Activision’s two senior officers acquired more than fifty percent of Activision’s outstandin...

In the Matter of the Rehabilitation of Indemnity Insurance Corporation, RRG
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8601-VCL
Millien v. Popescu
Date: February 19, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8670-VCN
Vichi v. Koninklijke Philips Elecs., N.V.  
Date: February 18, 2014
Docket Number: CA 2578-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties in this dispute were Koninklijke Philips N.V. (“Philips N.V.”), a Netherlands holding company, and Carlo Vichi, an Italian businessman who had a longstanding business relationship with Philips N.V. Philips N....

IMO The Real Estate of: Nancy Weber v. Joan Weber
Date: February 17, 2014
Docket Number: CA 7443-ML
Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc.
Date: February 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6844-VCG
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Earl Strong
Date: February 12, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8538-MA
OTK Assocs., LLC v. Friedman  
Date: February 6, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8447-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, the Board of Directors of Morgans Hotel Group Co. (the Company) approved a two-part recapitalization involving the Yucaipa Companies, LLC. Stockholder OTK Associates filed a complaint alleging that Yucaipa, thre...

In re McMoRan Exploration Co. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: February 5, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8131-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs in this case were former shareholders of McMoRan Exploration Company (MMR). Plaintiffs challenged MMR’s acquisition by Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. The case settled, and the only remaining issue was an...

In re Answers Corporation Shareholders Litigation
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Numbers: CA 3940-VCN, CA 6170-VCN
In re Answers Corporation Shareholders Litigation
Date: February 3, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6170-VCN
Millien v. Popescu
Date: January 31, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8670-VCN
Cook v. Hewlett-Packard Co.
Date: January 30, 2014
Docket Number: 8667-VCG
In re: The Estate of Mary Elizabeth Hutton
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6863-ML
Cook v. Hewlett-Packard Co.
Date: January 24, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8667-VCG
Zimmerman v. Crothall, et al.
Date: January 23, 2014
Docket Number: CA 6001-VCP
IMO the Restated Revocable Trust of Lawrence F. Conlin, deceased
Date: January 21, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8052-ML
In The Matter of The Rehabilitation of Indemnity Insurance Corporation, RRG
Date: January 16, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8601-VCL
BE&K Engineering Company, LLC v. Rocktenn CP, LLC, et al.
Date: January 15, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8837-VCL
Touch of Italy Salumeria & Pasticceria, LLC, et al. v. Louis Bascio, et al.
Date: January 13, 2014
Docket Number: CA 8602-VCG
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