Delaware Court of Chancery Decisions 2015

PECO Logistics, LLC v. Walnut Investment Partners, L.P., et al.
Date: December 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9978-CB
AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, Inc. -and- The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
VTB Bank v. Navitron Projects Corp.  
Date: December 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8514-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: VTB Bank, a Ukranian bank and company, brought this lawsuit against Development Max, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and Navitron Projects Corp., a Panamanian corporation and managing member of Development Max...

Tulum Management USA LLC v. Casten
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11321-VCN
In re New Media Books and Records Action  
Date: December 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9984-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs were members of New Media Investors II-B, LLC, which was established as a vehicle for investing in Jenzabar, Inc. In 2004, Jenzabar was recapitalized, and New Media received junior preferred stock and warrants...

December Corp. v. Wild Meadows Home Owners Association, et al.
Date: December 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10635-VCG
December Corporation v. Wild Meadows Home Owners Association, et al.
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10635-VCG
Rinnier v. Gracelawn Memorial Park, Inc.  
Date: December 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6473-ML

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed a petition to disinter the body of her daughter, believing Respondent, her daughter’s widower, murdered her daughter. Petitioner sought evidence to substantiate this belief via the disinterment and a sub...

Pipal Tech Ventures Private Limited v. MoEngage, Inc.
Date: December 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10381-VCG
Brace Industrial Contracting, Inc. v. Peterson Enterprises, Inc.
Date: December 10, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 11189-VCG, CA #11189-VCG, CA # 11189-VCG
Sirena R. Permenter v. JP Morgan Chase Bank National Association
Date: December 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10442-ML
Gonzalez v. Cornerstone Legal Group LLC
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11034-VCG
Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, et al. v. Foresight Energy, LLC, et al.
Date: December 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11059-VCL
Rexam Inc. v. Berry Plastics Corp.  
Date: December 3, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10596-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a dispute between Plaintiffs, Rexas Inc., Rexam PLC, and Rexas Overseas Holdings Ltd. (“Rexam”), and Defendant Berry Plastics Corp. (“Berry”) over the risks of potential pension liability. In 2014, Ber...

In re Riverbed Technology, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10484-VCG
In re El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litig.  
Date: December 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7141-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, El Paso Corporation (“El Paso Parent”) sold member interests in three limited liability companies to El Paso Pipeline Partners, LP (“El Paso MLP”). At the time of the sale, El Paso Parent controlled El Paso MLP...

Gerald A. Lechliter v. Del. Department of Natural Resources, et al.
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 10430-VCG, CA # 10430-VCG
Weber, Paul E. (Monds, Michael Christopher, minor) v. Weber, Charles J., Jr.
Date: November 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8213-MA(VCN)
Capital Link Fund I, LLC v. Capital Point Mmgt., LP  
Date: November 25, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11483-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the parties contested control of certain assets. Plaintiffs brought this action against Defendants for breach of a partnership agreement, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, equitable res...

Prairie Capital III, LP v. Double E Holding Corp.  
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10127-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was the sale of a portfolio company, Double E Parent LLC, by Prairie Capital III, LP and Prairie Capital III, private equity funds. The buyer was Double E Holding Corp. (“Buyer”), an acquisition ve...

Mary L. Rinnier, Administratrix v.Gracelawn Memorial Park Inc., et al
Date: November 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6473-ML
Tulum Mgmt. USA LLC v. Casten  
Date: November 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11321-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs - George Polk, Tulum Management USA LLC, and RED Capital Investments LP - brought this action on behalf of nominal defendant RED Parent LLC against Defendants - certain members of the RED Parent Board of Manag...

Aaron Houseman and Nancy Houseman v. Eric S. Sagerman, et al.
Date: November 19, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8897-VCG
Tulum Management USA LLC v. Casten
Date: November 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11321-VCN
Summers, et al. v. Walnut Ridge Community Association, Inc.
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8599
Seiden v. Kaneko
Date: November 3, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9861-VCN
Revolution Retail Systems, LLC v. Sentinel Technologies, Inc.
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10605-VCP
Doberstein v. G-P Industries, Inc.
Date: October 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9995-VCP
In re Zale Corp. Stockholders Litig.  
Date: October 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9388-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a complaint alleging that Merrill Lynch aided and abetted Director Defendants in the breach of their fiduciary duty of care. The Court of Chancery issued a memorandum opinion denying Merrill Lynch’s moti...

Espinoza v. Zuckerberg  
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9745-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: In this derivative action, Plaintiff, a Facebook, Inc. stockholder, challenged the 2013 decision of Facebook’s board of directors to approve compensation for its outside, non-management directors, who comprised six of th...

Smashburger Master LLC v. David Prokupek
Date: October 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9898-VCN
Martin v. Med-Dev Corporation and Finley
Date: October 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10525-VCP
Finger Lakes Capital Partners, LLC v. Honeoye Lake Acquisition, LLC, et al.
Date: October 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9742-VCL
In re Genelux Corp.  
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10042-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: In this action under 8 Del. C. 205 and 225, the Court of Chancery was asked to determine the outcome of an annual election of directors based on its resolution of disputes over whether certain shares of stock were validl...

In re Genelux Corp.  
Date: October 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10612-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: This was an advancement proceeding based on related litigation before the Court of Chancery under 8 Del. C. 205 and 225 and an action in California. At issue in this matter was whether a former director and officer of a...

Merion Capital LP and Merion Capital II LP v. BMC Software, Inc.
Date: October 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8900-VCG
In re TIBCO Software Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10319-CB
Quadrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. v. Vertin, et al.
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6990-VCL
Intrepid Invs., LLC v. Selling Source, LLC  
Date: October 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8261-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: This action arose from Selling Source, LLC’s acquisition of assets from Interpid Investments, LLC. Intrepid sought an order requiring Selling Source to pay it thirty percent of the aggregate distributions disbursed in se...

Microsoft Corporation v. Patent Revue Partners, et al.
Date: October 15, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8092-VCP
2009 Caiola Family Trust v. PWA, LLC
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8028-VCP
Korn v. Korn
Date: October 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8266-VCG
IMO the Last Will & Testament of Wilma B. Kittila, deceased
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8024-ML
Eitan Konstantino v. AngioScore, Inc., et al.
Date: October 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9681-CB
An Nguyen v. Michael G. Barrett, et al.
Date: October 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11511-VCG
Young v. Red Clay Consolidated Sch. Dist.  
Date: October 7, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10847-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Red Clay Consolidated School District (Red Clay) sought approval from voters to increase certain school-related property taxes. The referendum passed. Plaintiffs were residents of Red Clay who opposed the tax in...

Shaev v. Adkerson
Date: October 5, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10436-VCN
Young, et al. v. Red Clay Consolidated School District
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 10847-VCL, CA #10847-VCL
Eitan Konstantino v. AngioScore, Inc., et al.
Date: October 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9681-CB
In Re Zale Corporation Stockholders Litigation
Date: October 1, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9388-VCP
Stephen G. Perlman, et al. v. Vox Media, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10046-VCP
Tanyous v. Banoub Banoub v. Happy Child World, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 3402-VCN, CA 6769-VCN, CA 8076-VCN
Hartley v. Consolidated Glass Holdings, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9360-VCN
Caspian Select Credit Master Fund Ltd. v. Gohl
Date: September 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10244-VCN
Matthew v. Laudamiel
Date: September 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 5957-VCN
TCV VI, L.P. v. TradingScreen, Inc.
Date: September 25, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10164-VCN
Rhonda Thomas v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
Date: September 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10770-ML
In re Riverbed Technology Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10484-VCG
UtiliSave, LLC v. Miele
Date: September 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10729-VCP
Henlopen Landing Homeowners Association v. Vester
Date: September 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7229-MA
Dov Charney v. American Apparel, Inc.
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11098-CB
Pinnavaia v. J.P. Morgan Chase and Company
Date: September 11, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11231-ML(VCN)
IMO The Hawk Mountain Trust
Date: September 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7334-VCP
Shawe v. Elting, et al.
Date: September 2, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 9700-CB, CA 9661-CB, CA 9686-CB, CA 10449-CB, CA 's 9700-CB
Lieberman v. Electrolytic Ozone, Inc.
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10152-VCN
Ridgewood Manor II, Inc. v. Del. Manufactured Home Relocation Auth.  
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8528-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: This action challenged the monthly assessments collected by Delaware Manufactured Home Relocation Authority under the Manufactured Home Owners and Community Owners Act. In 2004, the Authority set a monthly assessment on...

In re Duke Energy Corporation Coal Ash Derivative Litigation
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9682-VCN
Israel Discount Bank of New York v. Higgins, et al.
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9817-VCP
In re CertiSign Holding, Inc.
Date: August 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9989-VCN
Brace Industrial Contracting, Inc., et al vs. Peterson Enterprises, Inc., et al
Date: August 28, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 11189-VCG, CA #11189-VCG, CA # 11189-VCG
Chammas v. NavLink, Inc.
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11265-VCN
In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation and In re Appraisal of Dole Food Company, Inc.
Date: August 27, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 9079-VCL, CA 8703-VCL, CA #8703-VCL
Brian K. Marston v. Timothy L. Tenerovich
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10208-MA
IMO Estate of Aldon S. Hall
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8122-MA
OptimisCorp. et al. v. Waite, et al.
Date: August 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8773-VCP
Hough v. Schooner Village I Property Owners Association, Inc.
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10302-VCN
Costantini v. GJP Developers, Inc.
Date: August 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9423-VCN
In re Kinder Morgan, Inc. Corporate Reorganization Litigation
Date: August 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10093-VCL
Kerbawy v. McDonnell, et al.
Date: August 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10769-VCP
Seabreeze Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Marshall Jenney, et al.
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8635-VCG
Holley v. Nipro Diagnostics, Inc.
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9679-VCP
In re: Shawe & Elting LLC, et al.
Date: August 14, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 9700-CB, CA 9661-CB, CA 9686-CB, CA 10449-CB, CA 's 9700-CB
Albert A. Gore, et al. v. Al Jazeera America Holdings I, Inc.
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10040-VCG
H. v. K.
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11348-MA
Seabreeze Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Marshall Jenney, et al.
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8635-VCG
In re: Shawe & Elting LLC, et al.
Date: August 13, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 9700-CB, CA 9661-CB, CA 9686-CB, CA 10449-CB, CA 's 9700-CB
Jagodzinski v. Silicon Valley Innovation Company, LLC
Date: August 7, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7378-VCP
Barry Henson, et al vs. Filomena Sousa, et al
Date: August 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8057-VCG
Capella Holdings, Inc. v. Anderson
Date: August 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9809-VCN
Gorman v. Salamone
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10183-VCN
Ross Holding and Management Company v. Advance Realty Group, LLC
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 4113-VCN
Branin v. Stein Roe Investment Counsel, LLC
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8481-VCN
Blansfield v. Alumni Association of Arizona State University, et al.
Date: July 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9435-VCP
Thomas E. Noble v. Gov. Jack Markell, et. al.
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10072-MA
Sequoia Presidential Yacht Group LLC v. FE Partners, LLC  
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8270-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This matter involved a former presidential yacht whose owner (the LLC) and its sole member (together, Plaintiffs) co-induced Defendant by means of fraud to extend the owner a loan with the yacht as collateral. Under the...

In Re Appraisal of Dell Inc.
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9322-VCL
Andrikopoulos v. Silicon Valley Innovation Co., LLC  
Date: July 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9899-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: In a related case, a receiver was appointed for Silicon Valley Innovation Company, LLC (SVIC), whose only assets were contingent claims against SVIC’s former officer and directors. The receiver filed two cases involving...

Fox v. CDX Holdings, Inc., C.A. No. 8031-VCL
Date: July 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8031-VCL
CVD Equip. Corp. v. Dev. Specialists, Inc.  
Date: July 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11062-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Seller entered into a purchase agreement with Buyer for the sale of certain equipment. The purchase agreement included an arbitration clause. Buyer eventually assigned its assets for the benefit of creditors to Assignee....

Kan-Di-Ki, LLC v. Suer
Date: July 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7937-VCP
Christopher D. Mannix v. PlasmaNet, Inc.
Date: July 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10502-CB
In re AbbVie Inc. Stockholder Derivative Litig.  
Date: July 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9983-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This matter involved the creation of a subsidiary, AbbVie, Inc., by Abbott Laboratires, the transfer of assets and liabilities to AbbVie and, as part of that transfer, mutual general releases of liability between the ent...

In re Riverbed Technology, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: July 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10484-VCG
Doe, et al. v. Coupe
Date: July 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10983-VCP
In re Appraisal of Dell Inc.
Date: July 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9322-VCL
Teamsters Union 25 Health Servs. & Ins. Plan v. Baiera  
Date: July 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9503-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a stockholder of Orbitz Worldwide, Inc., asserted four derivative claims challenging the fairness of the terms of a services agreement Orbitz entered into with a group of entities affiliated with Travelport Li...

Global Aerospace, Inc. v Aero Ways, Inc.
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10735-VCN
Cyber Holding LLC v. CyberCore Holding, Inc.
Date: July 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7369-VCN
Capella Holdings, Inc. v. Anderson
Date: July 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9809-VCN
City of Wilmington v. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10329-VCG
LongPath Capital, LLC v. Ramtron International Corporation
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8094-VCP
Friedman v. Dolan  
Date: June 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9425-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Pending litigation asserted claims related to compensation awarded to Defendants. Specifically, a compensation committee with various ties to the controlling shareholder family awarded executive compensation and benefits...

In re General Motors Company Derivative Litigation
Date: June 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9627 (OL)
IMO the LW&T of Wilma B. Kittila, deceased
Date: June 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8024-ML
Horsey v. Horsey & Sons, Inc., et al.
Date: June 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8972-VCG
CMS Investment Holdings, LLC v. Castle, et al.
Date: June 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9468-VCP
IN RE Estate of Bennie P. Farren
Date: June 18, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 8714-MA, CA 9385-MA
In re Trust Under Will of Flint  
Date: June 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10593-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Wallace B. Flint established a detailed estate plan in his Last Will and Testament that created a testamentary trust that would receive as its corpus the residue of his estate (the Trust). Flint’s daughter, Katherine, wa...

Nathan Owen v. Lynn Cannon, et al.
Date: June 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8860-CB
Joan Fehl v. Helena Paolina
Date: June 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9047-ML
Briddell v. Dr. Hanuschak, et al.
Date: June 12, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9338-VCP
Seabreeze Homeowners Ass’n v. Jenney  
Date: June 11, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8635-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, the homeowners’ association of Seabreeze subdivision, sued Marshall Jenney in an attempt to force him to remove vegetation allegedly growing on his property in violation of deed restrictions. Jenney settled t...

Keenwick West Property Owners Association v. Mary Matheos, et al.
Date: June 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 11037-VCG
Brad D. Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: June 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9567-VCG
In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litig.  
Date: June 5, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8059-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: This action arose out of the stock-for-stock merger of Jefferies Group, Inc. and Leucadia National Corporation. After the transaction was announced, the first of seven actions challenging the proposed transactions as fil...

Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. v. The Dow Chemical Company
Date: June 5, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8666-VCP
Meyer Natural Foods LLC v. Duff  
Date: June 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9703-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Meyer Natural Foods LLC (Meyer) was a managing member and owner of a fifty-one percent capital interest in Premium Natural Beef LLC (PNB). Respondents owned twelve percent, twelve percent, and twenty-five perc...

Czarninski Baier de Adler v. Upper New York Investment Company LLC
Date: June 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6896-VCN
In re Knowledge Crossing LLC
Date: May 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10383-VCG
Shocking Technologies, Inc. v. Michael  
Date: May 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7164-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, the Court of Chancery concluded in a Memorandum Opinion that Defendant Simon Michael had breached his fiduciary duties as a director of Plaintiff Shocking Technologies, Inc. In the Memorandum Opinion, the Court...

AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, Inc. -and The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: May 29, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
Base Optics Inc. v. Yaping Liu, et al.
Date: May 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9803-VCG
Patrick Mooney, M.D. v. Echo Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10054-VCP
East Balt LLC v. East Balt US, LLC
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10462-VCN
Donald L. Blankenship v. Alpha Appalachia Holdings, Inc., et al.
Date: May 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10610-CB
Cancan Development, LLC, et al. v. Manno, et al.
Date: May 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6429-VCL
In re Molycorp, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litig.  
Date: May 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7282-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute concerned the question of whether a secondary stock offering at an unusually high price, demanded by private equity investors that owned 44 percent of a corporation’s stock and facilitated by the directors t...

Asbestos Workers Local 42 Pension Fund v. Linda B. Bammann, et al.
Date: May 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9772-VCG
Asbestos Workers Local 42 Pension Fund v. Linda B. Bammann, et al.
Date: May 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9772-VCG
In re Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: May 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8885-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: This action concerned a transaction in which Vivendi S.A. divested its controlling equity position in Activision Blizzard, Inc.. The transaction (“the Restructuring”) restructured Activision’s governance profile and stoc...

Robert Flanagan v. Joe & Cynthia A. Amon
Date: May 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7835-ML
Tumulty v. Schreppler, et al.
Date: May 15, 2015
Docket Number: CA 5948-VCP
Jackson v. State of Delaware Department of Corrections, et al.
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10947-ML
The Bancorp Bank v. Cross & Simon, LLC  
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10299-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed this action against Defendant seeking a declaration that it had a superior lien on funds to which Defendant also claimed an entitlement. Plaintiff brought two counts against Defendant, one requesting a de...

Brad D. Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9567-VCG
Smollar v. Potarazu
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10287-VCN
In re Nine Systems Corp. S’holders Litig.  
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 3940-VCN, CA 6170-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs - shareholders in their individual capacities - filed a complaint alleging that Defendants breached the duty of loyalty by conducting a self-interested recapitalization. Monetary damages were not available to...

The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
Quadrant Structured Prods. Co., Ltd. v. Vertin  
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6990-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Quandrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. owned debt securities issued by Athilon Capital Corp. a Delaware corporation. Quadrant asserted derivative claims for breach of fiduciary duty against the members of Athilon’s...

In re Carlisle Etcetera LLC  
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10280-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Well Union Capital Limited (WU Parent) and Tom James Company (James) formed Carlisle Etcetera LLC (Carlisle). A James executive was appointed as Carlisle’s CEO, and through the CEO, James controlled Carlisle’s d...

Merlin Partners LP and AAMAF, LP v. AutoInfo, Inc.
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8509-VCN
In re lululemon athletica inc. 220 Litigation
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9039-VCP
Calma v. Templeton  
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9579-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this derivative action were awards of restricted stock units (RSUs) that were granted to non-employee directors of Citrix Systems, Inc. (Citrix) (the RSU Awards). The majority of the directors’ compensation c...

Hampton v. Turner
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8963-VCN
Ryan v. Gursahaney, et al. and The ADT Corporation
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9992-VCP
Alliant Techsystems, Inc. v. MidOcean Bushnell Holdings, LP
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9813-CB
Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System v. Citigroup Inc.
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9587-ML(VCN)
Alliant Techsystems, Inc. v. MidOcean Bushnell Holdings, LP
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9813-CB
Richard J. Korn v. Sylvia Korn
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8266-VCG
CSH Theatres, LLC v. Nederlander of San Francisco Associates
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9380-VCP
In re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7141-VCL
The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
Weber, Paul E v. Charles J Weber Jr.
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8213-MA
Estate of George M. Reed, Jr., et al. v. Lisa Grandelli
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8283-VCG
Utilipath, LLC v. Hayes, et al.
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9922-VCP
Bernard Gordon, et al vs. National Railroad Passenger Corporation, et al
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10753-VCG
Sutherland v. Sutherland
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 2399-VCN
Am. Messaging Servs., LLC v. DocHalo, LLC  
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10761-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: American Messaging Services, LLC (AMS) purchased an ownership interest in DocHalo, LLC. The parties entered into an agreement establishing the terms of their business relationship. After AMS discovered that DocHalo had c...

AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, Inc. -and- The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
Miramar Police Officers' Retirement Plan v. K. Rupert Murdoch, et al.
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9860-CB
Choupak, et al. v. Rivkin
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7000-VCL
Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9567-ML
Mack v. Mack
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: CA 4240-VCN
Tumulty v. Schreppler  
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 5948-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: While boating, Defendant discovered a nearly fifteen-acre parcel of land that was landlocked, wooded, and partially submerged. The tax records for the parcel listed it as either “unknown owner” or “owner unknown.” Defend...

3850 & 3860 Colonial Blvd., LLC v. Griffin  
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9575-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: 3850 & 3860 Colonial Blvd. LLC acquired an interest in Rubicon Media, LLC, a limited liability company controlled by Christopher Griffin. Griffin carried out a recapitalization of Rubicon LLC, which gave rise to Colonial...

TCV VI, L.P. v. TradingScreen Inc.
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10164-VCN
Smashburger Master LLC v. Prokupek
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9898-VCN
Hon. Karen Stewart v. Wilmington Trust SP Servs., Inc.  
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9306-VCP

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs were four Delaware-domiciled captive insurance companies. The State Insurance Commissioner prosecuted their claims as their receiver in liquidation, alleging fraudulent conduct on the part of the companies’ pr...

Richard Hindin v. EagleBank, a Maryland Corporation
Date: March 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9272-ML
Strougo v. Hollander  
Date: March 16, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9770-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Defendant First Aviation Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation, completed a 10,000-to-1 reverse stock split, which eliminated the interests of Plaintiff, a former stockholder of First Aviation. Four days later,...

City of Wilmington v. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1
Date: March 12, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10329-VCG
Swomley v. Schlecht
Date: March 12, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9355-VCL
Thomas E. Noble v. Master Kim E. Ayvazian, et al
Date: March 10, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10679-ML
Theravectys SA v. Immune Design Corp.
Date: March 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9950-VCN
MidAtlantic Farm Credit, ACA v. Ronald W. Morgan and Ronald J. Morgan
Date: March 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 5985-ML
Fuchs Family Trust v. Parker Drilling Company
Date: March 4, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9986-VCN
Sutherland v. Sutherland  
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Number: CA 2399-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, Plaintiff retained Law Firm in connection with an action to inspect the books and records of certain defendants. Law Firm served as counsel in this litigation through the filing of claims against other defendant...

In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: February 27, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 9079-VCL, CA 8703-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute concerned an underlying breach of fiduciary duty case that was coordinated with an appraisal proceeding, both arising out of a take-private transaction involving Dole Food Company, Inc. (Dole). During the pr...

TCV VI, L.P. v. TradingScreen Inc.
Date: February 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10164-VCN
United Brotherhood of Carpenters Pension Plan v. Fellner
Date: February 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9475-VCN
3850 & 3860 Colonial Blvd., LLC v. Griffin
Date: February 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9575-VCN
MICHAEL C. HALPIN, ET AL v. RIVERSTONE NATIONAL, INC.
Date: February 26, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9796-VCG
Hall v. Coupe
Date: February 25, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10307-VCN
VFC Partners 20, LLC v. Friedman Properties, Inc.
Date: February 25, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9368-MA
Vaccaro v. APS Healthcare Bethesda, Inc.
Date: February 23, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9637-VCG
Jacob Harrison v. Roseann Dixon, et al.
Date: February 20, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7142-ML
Gore v. Al Jazeera America Holdings I, Inc.
Date: February 19, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10040-VCG
IMO Last Will & Testament of Wilma B. Kittila, deceased
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8024-ML
Dominick A. Pulieri v. Boardwalk Properties, LLC
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9886-CB
Theravectys SA v. Immune Design Corp.
Date: February 18, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9950-VCN
Virtus Capital L.P. v. Eastman Chemical Company, et al.
Date: February 11, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9808-VCL
Alden Walther, Jr. v. ITT Educational Services, Inc.
Date: February 10, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8273-MA
Lewis, et al. v. Aimco Properties, L.P., et al.
Date: February 10, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9934-VCP
In the Matter of Bermor, Inc.
Date: February 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8401-VCL
Geraldine Messick v. Estate of Ronald R. Messick
Date: February 3, 2015
Docket Number: CA 6290-MA
Ellis v. OTLP GP, LLC
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10495-VCN
ReCor Medical, Inc. v. Warnking
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7387-VCN
In re Appraisal of Ancestry.Com, Inc.
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8173 ()
In re Numoda Corporation Shareholders Litigation
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9163-VCN
McWane, Inc., et al. v. Monro B. Lanier III, et al.
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9488-VCP
Fortis Advisors LLC v. Dialog Semiconductor PLC
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9522-CB
Weiner v. Milliken Design, Inc. f/k/a Sylvan Chemical Co., Inc.
Date: January 30, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9671-VCP
Accountable Care Associates, Inc. v. Gaziano
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10530-VCN
The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN, CA 7639-VCN -, CA -
In re: AETEA Information Technology, Inc.
Date: January 29, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9535-VCN
OptimisCorp, et al. v. Waite, et al.
Date: January 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8773-VCP
Ascension Insurance Holdings LLC v. Roberts F. Underwood, et al.
Date: January 28, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9897-VCG
Sinchareonkul v. Fahnemann, et al.
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10543-VCL
TrustCo Bank, et al. v. Susan M. Mathews, et al.
Date: January 22, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8374-VCP
In re Zalicus, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: January 16, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9602-CB
Itron, Inc. v. Consert, Inc.  
Date: January 15, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7720-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties in this case, two corporations, were parties to a Development Agreement. Defendant claimed Plaintiff owed it approximately $60 million under the Development Agreement. Plaintiff sought a declaration that it d...

Alfred v. Walt Disney Co.  
Date: January 14, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10211-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This complaint concerned the T-65 X-wing fighter plane, a fictional vehicle created in connection with the movie Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Walt Disney Company owned the trademark for the fictional vehicle. Plaint...

In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation
Date: January 13, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8059-CB
Amy Parsons vs. Digital River, Inc., et al
Date: January 12, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10370-VCG
Bear Stearns Mortgage Funding Trust 2006-SL1 v. EMC Mortgage LLC, et al.
Date: January 12, 2015
Docket Number: CA 7701-VCL
In re The New Maurice J. Moyer Academy Inc.  
Date: January 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 10398-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: Maurice J. Moyer Academic Institute (“New Moyer”) is a charter school in the City of Wilmington that serves some of the most economically disadvantaged students in the state. In 2014, the Department of Education, Secreta...

Vaccaro v. APS Healthcare Bethesda, Inc., et al.
Date: January 9, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9637-VCG
IMO Last Will & Testament of Ethel Smith
Date: January 8, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8532-MA
PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Technologies, Inc.
Date: January 7, 2015
Docket Number: CA 2627-VCP
Horsey v. Horsey & Sons, Inc., et al.
Date: January 6, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8972-VCG
In RE Appraisal of Ancestry.Com, Inc.
Date: January 5, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8173-VCG ()
Merion Capital LP and Merion Capital II LP v. BMC Software, Inc.
Date: January 5, 2015
Docket Number: CA 8900-VCG
In Re Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: January 2, 2015
Docket Number: CA 9985-CB
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