Delaware Court of Chancery Decisions 2016

Solak v. Paylocity Holding Corp.  
Date: December 27, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12299-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was a bylaw adopted by Paylocity Holding Corporation purporting to shift to a stockholder who files an internal corporate claim outside of Delaware without the company’s consent attorneys’ fees and...

In re OM Group, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11216-VCS
Merion Capital L.P., et al. v. Lender Processing Services, Inc.
Date: December 16, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9320-VCL
Quail Village Homeowners Association, Inc. v. Janice Rossell
Date: December 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9131-MA
Standard General L.P., et al v. Dov Charney
Date: December 12, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11287-CB, CA #11287-CB
IMO Dissolution of Arctic Ease
Date: December 9, 2016
Docket Number: CM 8932-VR
In re Appraisal of Rouse Properties, Inc.
Date: December 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12609-VCS
I.A.T.S.E. Local No. One Pension Fund v. General Electric Company, et al.
Date: December 6, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11893-VCG
Meyers, et al. v. Quiz-Dia LLC, et al.
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 9878-VCL, CA #9878-VCL
Chester County Employees' Retirement Fund v. New Residential Corp., et al.
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11058-VR
Murray Zucker v. Gerald L. Hassell, et al.
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11625-VCG
IAC Search, LLC v. Conversant LLC
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11774-CB
Carole Kops v. Gerald Hassell, et al.
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11982-VCG
Mark A. Gomes v. Ian Karnell, et al.
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11814-VR
Thomas E. Collins and Robert L. Collins v. Mary Ann Collins
Date: November 28, 2016
Docket Number: 12357-MA
GAMCO Asset Management Inc. v. iHeartMedia Inc., et al.
Date: November 23, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12312-VCS
inTeam Associates, LLC v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc.
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11523-VR
Dalton v. Household Finance Corp., II  
Date: November 18, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11972-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Charles and Melissa Dalton obtained a loan from Household Finance Corporation II that was secured by a mortgage on their property. The Daltons received a trial period plan pursuant to a Trial Period Plan Agreement. The D...

Jonathan Abelmann and Richard B. Greiwe v. Bryan Granum, et al.
Date: November 15, 2016
Docket Number: CM 12041-VR
Village of Fox Meadow Maintenance Corporation v. Angela D. Kinton
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10938-MZ
The Sequoia Presidential Yacht Group LLC v. FE Partners LLC  
Date: November 14, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8270-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This lawsuit involved a loan agreement between Lender and Borrowers. The agreement gave Lender an option to purchase the collateral for the loan - the famous ex-Presidential Yacht Sequoia. A valuation of the Sequoia for...

AM General Holdings LLC. v. The Renco Group, Inc. -and- The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: November 10, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA s 7639-VCS, CA 7668-VCS, CA 7639-VCS
Robert Walker, Jr., et al. v. Charles L. Williams
Date: November 4, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9667-VCG
GEICO, as Subrogee of Noemi Vargas v. Progressive Direct Insurance Company
Date: November 2, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11425-MZ
Brace Industrial Contracting, Inc., et al. v. Peterson Enterprises, Inc., et al.
Date: October 31, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11189-VCG, CA #11189-VCG, CA # 11189-VCG
Zohar CDO 2003-1, LLC, et al. v. Patriarch Partners, LLC, et al.
Date: October 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12247-VCS
Charles R. Getz, Jr. v. Board of Parole State of Delaware
Date: October 24, 2016
Docket Number: 12581-MA
Denilia Francis v. Ocwen Financial Services, Inc., et al.
Date: October 19, 2016
Docket Number: CM 12661-VR
Michael Reiter v. Richard D. Fairbank, et al. (Capital One Financial Corp.)
Date: October 18, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11693-CB
In Re: Appraisal of Dell Inc.
Date: October 17, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9322-VCL
Brett Kandell, et al. v. Dror Niv, et al.
Date: October 14, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11812-VCG, CA# 11812-VCG, CA # 11812-VCG
In re OM Group, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: October 12, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11216-VCS
In re Books-A-Million, Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: October 10, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11343-VCL
Jay Frechter v. Cryo-Cell International, Inc.
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11915-VCG
Chester County Employees' v. New Residential Investment Corp.
Date: October 7, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11058-VR
inTeam Associates, LLC v. Heartland Payment Systems, Inc.
Date: September 30, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11523-VR
Geier v. Mozido, LLC
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10931-VCS
The Huff Energy Fund, L.P. v. Gershen
Date: September 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11116-VCS
An Nguyen v. Michael G. Barrett, et al.
Date: September 28, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11511-VCG
Nistazos Holdings LLC v. Milford Plaza Enterprises LLC
Date: September 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11859-VCG
Chapter 7 Trustee Constantino Flores v. Strauss Water Ltd.
Date: September 22, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11141-VCS
Chrome Systems, Inc. v. Autodata Solutions, Inc., et al.
Date: September 21, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11808-VCG
Judy v. Preferred Communications Systems, Inc., et al.
Date: September 19, 2016
Docket Number: CA 4662-VCL
Pullin v. Davis
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11829-VCG, CA # 11829-VCG
Grand Acquisition, LLC v. Passco Indian Springs DST  
Date: September 7, 2016
Docket Number: CM 12003-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: The beneficial owner of a Delaware statutory trust sought to inspect certain of the trust’s books and records. The trust denied the beneficial owner’s request, asserting that the form of the request and the motivations u...

Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust v. Pfizer, Inc.
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10425-JL
Kuhn Construction Company v. Department of Transportation
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12629-VCS
In re Duke Energy Corp. Derivative Litigation
Date: August 31, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 7705-VCG, CA # 7705-VCG
Louis E. Bizzari v. Suburban Waste Services, Inc., et al
Date: August 30, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10709-JL
Grand Aquisition, LLC v. Passco Indian Springs DST  
Date: August 26, 2016
Docket Number: CM 12003-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: After a beneficial owner (Grand Acquisition) of a Delaware statutory trust sought to inspect certain of the trust's books and records, the trust (Passco Trust) denied the request, arguing that the form of the request and...

Larkin v. Shah  
Date: August 25, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10918-VCS

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, former stockholders of Auspex, filed a putative class action to challenge the propriety of the merger with Teva Pharmaceuticals and seek post-closing damages, alleging that the members of Auspex's board of di...

AM General Holdings LLC v. The Renco Group, Inc. & The Renco Group, Inc. v. MacAndrews AMG Holdings LLC
Date: August 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA s 7639-VCS, CA 7668-VCS, CA 7639-VCS
Stephen W. Bomberger v. Benchmark Builders, Inc. et al.
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11572-VR
CMS Inv. Holdings, LLC v. Castle  
Date: August 19, 2016
Docket Number: CM 9468-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: This letter opinion addressed Third-Party Defendants’ motions to dismiss Third-Party Plaintiffs’ amended third-party complaint. The Third-Party Defendants advanced four bases on which the amended complaint should be dism...

Medicalgorithmics, SA vs AMI Monitoring, Inc.
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10948-CB
Kuhn Construction Company v. Department of Transportation
Date: August 18, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12629-VCS
Baker v. Sadiq
Date: August 16, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9464-VCL
Diamond State Tire, Inc. v. Diamond Town Tire Pros & Auto Care, LLC  
Date: August 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11550-VCS

Justia Opinion Summary: Diamond State Tire, Inc. (Diamond State) has been in business since 1989, and its customers and vendors often refer to it as Diamond Tire. Diamond Town Tire Pros & Auto Care LLC (Diamond Town) opened for business in 2015...

In re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 12327-VCS, CA #12327-VCS
Doe v. Coupe  
Date: August 12, 2016
Docket Number: CM 10983-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: 11 Del. C. 4121(u) mandates GPS monitoring of all Tier III sex offenders granted parole or probation without reference to the offenders’ risks of recidivism. Tier III sex offenders are those convicted of the most serious...

Daniel Shaw v. Ronald Shaw and Donald Shaw
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10658-MA
In re ISN Software Corp. Appraisal Litig.  
Date: August 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8388-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was the fair value of stock of ISN Software Corp. (Respondent) held by two minority stockholders, Polaris and Ad-Venture, (collectively, Petitioners) at the time of a merger by which the controller...

IMO Edward J. Burke Estate
Date: August 10, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10768-MA
Irvin Davis and Cindy Davis v. Rosemary Bilski
Date: August 9, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11813-MA
John Haldeman v. Marjorie Lee Worrell et al.
Date: August 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8282-MA
James Pogue v. Hybrid Energy, Inc.
Date: August 5, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11563-VCG
In Re Xoom Corporation Stockholder Litigation
Date: August 4, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11263-VCG
Kraft v. Wisdomtree Invs., Inc.  
Date: August 3, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10816-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Plaintiff, a stockholder of Tradeworx, Inc., requested a declaratory judgment that shares issued in 2000 to WisdomTree Investments, Inc. were void because they were issued in exchange for future services, a prac...

iBio, Inc. v. Fraunhofer USA, Inc.
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: CM 10256-VR
City of Wilmington v. Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1
Date: July 29, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11873-VR
In re Riverstone National, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: July 28, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9796-VCG
Andrea C. Beck v. John A. Greim and Bombay Woods Maint. Corp.
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: 10223-MA
IMO Estate of Francis J. Dougherty, Sr., deceased
Date: July 22, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9694-JL
In re: Shawe v. Elting LLC, et al.
Date: July 20, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 9700, CA s 9661, CA 9686, CA 10449-CB
Derek S. Jeter, et al. v. Revolutionwear, Inc.
Date: July 19, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11706-VCG
HipCricket, Inc. v. mGage, LLC, et al.
Date: July 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11135-CB
Utilisave, LLC v. Khenin
Date: July 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 7796-MZ (VCS)
In Re: Appraisal of DFC Global Corp
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10107-CB
In Re: Appraisal of DFC Global Corp
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10107
Taglialatela v. Galvin
Date: July 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 5841-MA
In re Liquidation of Freestone Ins. Co.  
Date: July 7, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9574-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Freestone Insurance Company was a Delaware-domiciled insurer that was placed in liquidation. The liquidation proceeding was governed by the Uniform Insurers Liquidation Act (the Uniform Act). The order that placed Freest...

Muthu Narayanan v. Sutherland Global Holdings
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11757-VR
Trinity Sch. of Bible Trustees v. Trinity Sch. of Bible Officers  
Date: July 5, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11923-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs and Defendants were members of Trinity School of the Bible, a Delaware not-for-profit corporation, and members of Trinity’s board. When disagreements arose among the Board members, Plaintiffs filed this compla...

In re Volcano Corp. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: June 30, 2016
Docket Number: CM 10485-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was a company that was acquired for $18 per share in an all-cash merger. Five months earlier, the target company declined an offer of $24 per share from the same acquiror. Plaintiffs, former public...

Smollar v. Potarazu
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10287-VCS
Chang v. Children's Advocacy Center of Delaware, Inc.
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11632-VCS
Smollar v. Potarazu
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA E10287-VCS
The Ravenswood Investment Co. L.P. v. The Estate of Bassett N. Winmill
Date: June 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA s 3730, CA 7048-VCS
Garnett O'Marrow v. Dean P. Roles, Jr.
Date: June 27, 2016
Docket Number: CA 6808-MA
Robert Walker, Jr., et al. v. Charles L. Williams
Date: June 23, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9667-VCG
In Re: TransPerfect Global, Inc.
Date: June 21, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 9700-CB, CA 9661-CB, CA 9686-CB, CA 10449-CB, CA 's 9700-CB
In Re: TransPerfect Global, Inc.
Date: June 20, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 9700-CB, CA 9661-CB, CA 9686-CB, CA 10449-CB, CA 's 9700-CB
Obeid v. Hogan, et al.
Date: June 10, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11900-VCL
Thompson v. ORIX USA Corp.  
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11746-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: The court addressed the claim for advancement of expenses relating to the Preston Hollow Action. Both parties moved for summary judgment regarding advancement under the ORIX USA Charter, while only defendants have moved...

James v. National Financial, LLC  
Date: June 3, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8931-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: The court issued a post-trial opinion holding that the loan agreement between plaintiff and National was unconscionable and that National violated the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA), 15 U.S.C. 1601 et seq. At issue...

Park Emp. and Retirement Bd. Emp. Annuity and Benefit Fund v. Smith  
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11000-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a stockholder, filed suit alleging corporate wrongdoing involving, among others, directors of BioScrip, Inc. Plaintiff made allegations intended to demonstrate that demand against the allegedly faithless direc...

In Re: Appraisal of Dell Inc.  
Date: May 31, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9322-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, the Company completed a merger that gave rise to appraisal rights. Petitioners, owners of shares of common stock of the Company, seek appraisal. The court concluded that the fair value of the Company on the clos...

Hall v. Coupe  
Date: May 25, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10307-VCS

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a current and a former inmate at the JTVCC, filed suit challenging the constitutionality of a Delaware statute, 11 Del. C. 4322(c) & (d), that denies inmates access to certain Department of Correction policie...

Tuscan Construction, Inc. v. Capaldi  
Date: May 24, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10861-MZ

Justia Opinion Summary: Tuscan filed suit against defendant, alleging conflict with and misconduct by defendant surrounding his termination from Tuscan. Defendant asserts Tuscan’s records indicate Tuscan’s majority stockholder and director, Ann...

Edwards v. Edwards  
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12066-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: The court reviewed letters submitted regarding the scope of issues to be tried during the trial scheduled in this matter. Plaintiffs contend that two issues related to Count I of their Verified Complaint should be decide...

In re Chelsea Therapeutics Int'l Ltd. Stockholders Litig.  
Date: May 20, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9640-VCG (ol)

Justia Opinion Summary: The Company, a developmental biopharmaceutical company, which has researched and developed a drug called NORTHERA, filed a class action alleging breaches of fiduciary duty against defendants in connection with the sale o...

Pell v. Kill  
Date: May 19, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12251-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Before the events giving rise to this litigation, the eight members of the Board were aligned to varying degrees with either plaintiff Lewis C. Pell or defendant Robert C. Kill. Through a Board Reduction Plan, the Defend...

Angus v. Ajio, LLC
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11895-VCG
In re Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Delaware Derivative Litigation
Date: May 13, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 7455-CB, CA #7455-CB
Employees Ret. Sys. of City of St. Louis v. TC Pipelines GP, Inc.  
Date: May 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11603-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This matter involved a master limited partnership (MLP) created with interested transactions involving the general partner as part of its business model. Plaintiff was a limited unitholder in an MLP, Defendant TC Pipelin...

In re Appraisal of Dell Inc.  
Date: May 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9322-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Dell Inc. completed a merger that gave rise to appraisal rights. Fourteen appraisal petitioners were mutual funds sponsored by T. Rowe Price & Associates, Inc. (T. Rowe) or institutions that relied on T. Rowe to direct t...

Critchfield v. Rios  
Date: May 9, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11717-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought this action against the current U.S. Treasurer and an agent of the Delaware corporation U.S. Treasury in this civil action in equity, praying for twenty-two forms of relief. Plaintiff also brought sever...

Critchfield v. Engfer  
Date: May 9, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11729-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought an action against Defendants - a Wisconsin investigator, a Wisconsin attorney, chief judge of the Wisconsin Circuit Court, and an agent with the Department of Homeland Security located in Chicago, Illin...

Binning v. Gursahaney  
Date: May 6, 2016
Docket Number: CM 10586-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a stockholder of The ADT Corporation (ADT), challenged a series of decisions by ADT’s board of directors (the Board) for the alleged purpose of appeasing an activist investor and avoiding a proxy contest. Prio...

First State Towing, LLC v. Div. of State Police  
Date: May 5, 2016
Docket Number: CM 11045-VR

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a towing company and its owner, filed a complaint against the Division of State Police, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, State of Delaware, alleging that Defendants discriminated against the owner...

Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.
Date: April 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11314-VCS, CA #11314-VCS
The Joseph Penar Family Trust, et al. v. Jasen Adams, et al.
Date: April 28, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10441-VCG
Friedman v. Maffei, et al.
Date: April 13, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11105-VR
Wong v. USES Holding Corp.
Date: April 5, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11475-VCS
IMO Last Will & Testament of Edward B. Sandstrom, Deceased
Date: April 4, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8948-MA
Banks v. Banks  
Date: March 31, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10934-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: Before Russell Banks died, Russell and his brother, David Banks, owned together fifteen parcels of real estate in Sussex County, Delaware. The granting language of the deed to each parcel stated that the property was con...

Adrian Dieckman v. Regency GP LP, et al.
Date: March 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 11130-CB, CA #11130-CB
IMO Ryan Thomas Bechard and Family
Date: March 17, 2016
Docket Number: CA 12091-VCG
James v. National Financial, LLC  
Date: March 14, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8931-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: National Financial, LLC, a consumer finance company, loaned $200 to Gloria James. In substance, the loan was a one-year, non-amortizing, unsecured cash advance. The total repayments added up to $1,820, totaling a cost of...

Andrea C. Beck v. John A. Greim c/o Bombay Woods Maintenance Corp.
Date: March 11, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 10223-MA, CA #10223-MA
Gerald Lechliter v. Delaware Department of Natural Resources, et al.
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 10430-VCG, CA # 10430-VCG
Taghleef Industries, Inc. v. Pantaleon Henriquez III
Date: March 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11593-VCG
Mary Rinnier v. Gracelawn Memorial Park Inc., et al.
Date: March 1, 2016
Docket Number: CA 6473-ML
Calesa Associates, L.P., et al. v. American Capital, Ltd., et al.
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 10557-VCG, CA # 10557-VCG
Marino v. Patriot Rail Co. LLC  
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11605-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: The underlying action in this case took place in a California court and resulted in a jury award of compensatory damages of $22.3 million in favor of Sierra Railroad Company and against Patriot Rail Company LLC. The jury...

Keith A. Fotta, et al. v. Charles D. Morgan, Esquire
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8230-VCG
Thomas Sandys v. Zynga, Inc., et al.
Date: February 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9512-CB
Haney v. Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10851-VCN
CIM Urban Lending GP, LLC v. Cantor Commercial Real Estate Sponsor, L.P.
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11060-VCN
Frank Investments Ranson, LLC v. Ranson Gateway, LLC
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11101-VCN
Align Strategic Partners LLC v. Moesser
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11240-VCN
Wong v. USES Holding Corp.
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11475-VCN
Sutherland v. Sutherland
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 2399-VCN
Cyber Holding LLC v. CyberCore Holding, Inc.  
Date: February 26, 2016
Docket Number: CA 7369-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, Seller sold a Company to Buyer under an Agreement. The Agreement contained provisions relating to tax consequences of change-of-control payments and professional fees that would be incurred that would reduce the...

FdG Logistics LLC v. A&R Logistics Holdings, Inc.  
Date: February 23, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9706-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, a private equity firm purchased a trucking company now owned by Buyer through a merger transaction. Plaintiff initiated this action as the representative of the selling securityholders (Securityholders) to recov...

Andrea C. Beck v. John A. Greim c/o Bombay Woods Maintenance Corp.
Date: February 22, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 10223-MA, CA #10223-MA
AM Gen. Holdings LLC v. Renco Group, Inc.  
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 7639-VCN, CA 7668-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff sought a preliminary injunction against Defendant to secure its information rights under a governing agreement. The Court of Chancery denied the motion, concluding that there was not a sufficient showing of ris...

Louisiana Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System v. Black
Date: February 19, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9410-VCN
Spring Real Estate, LLC v. Echo/RT Holdings, LLC  
Date: February 18, 2016
Docket Number: CA 7994-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: RayTrans Holdings, Inc., through the Chapter 7 Trustee for the bankruptcy estate of RayTrans Holdings, cross-claimed against RayTrans Distribution Services, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, Inc., and Echo/RT Holdings, LLC (...

IMO Vincent J. Tigani, Jr., Estate (letter decision)
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: CA 7339-ML (LETTER DECISION)
IMO Vincent J. Tigani, Jr. Estate
Date: February 12, 2016
Docket Number: CA 7339-ML
RED Capital Inv. L.P. v. RED Parent LLC  
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11575-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: RED Capital Investment L.P. and George Polk (together, Plaintiffs) filed this suit claiming that RED Parent LLC (the Company) violated their rights to inspect certain Company books and records pursuant to the Company’s a...

IMO the Estate of James L. Simmons, Sr.
Date: February 11, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9965-ML
Jerome Vaccaro v. APS Healthcare Bethesda, Inc., et al.
Date: February 9, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9637-VCG
Bonanno v. VTB Holdings, Inc.
Date: February 8, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10681-VCN
Doppelt v. Windstream Holdings, Inc.
Date: February 5, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10629-VCN
TMIP Participants LLC v. DWS Group Holdings, LLC
Date: February 4, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11328-ML
Amalgamated Bank v. Yahoo! Inc.  
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10774-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Amalgamated Bank requested to inspect the books and records of Yahoo! Inc., stating that its purpose was to investigate the hiring and subsequent firing of Yahoo’s chief operating officer. Yahoo produced some, but not al...

Ryan Thomas Bechard v. Rosa G. Rios and Rick Bell
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11657-MAA
Hamilton Partners, L.P. v. Highland Capital Management, L.P.
Date: February 2, 2016
Docket Number: CA 6547-VCN
Chammas v. NavLink, Inc.
Date: February 1, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11265-VCN
Avaya, Inc. v. Charter Commc’ns Holding Co., LLC  
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10568-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and Defendant entered into a Master Purchase/Service Agreement (MPSA) containing a provision that, under certain conditions, allowed the prevailing party in a dispute arising under the MPSA to recovery attorney...

Thermopylae Capital Partners, L.P., et al. v. Simbol, Inc., et al.
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10619-VCG
Knoll Capital Management L.P. v. Advaxis, Inc.
Date: January 29, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11417-VCN
IMO: Raymond L. Hammond Irrevocable Trust Agreement, dtd 10.5.2007
Date: January 28, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10463
Brad D. Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9567-VCG
In re EZCORP Inc. Consulting Agreement Derivative Litigation
Date: January 25, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9962-VCL
In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholder Litig.  
Date: January 22, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10020-CB

Justia Opinion Summary: Four stockholders of Trulia, Inc. filed class action complaints alleging that Trulia’s directors had breached their fiduciary duties in approving the Zillow Inc.’s acquisition of Trulia in a stock-for-stock merger at wha...

Brad D. Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: January 22, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9567-VCG
IMO Ronald J. Mount 2012 Irrevocable Dynasty Trust U/A/D December 5, 2012
Date: January 21, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10991-VCN
Ross Holding and Management Company v. Advance Realty Group, LLC
Date: January 20, 2016
Docket Number: CA 4113-VCN
In re Estate of Bennie P. Farren  
Date: January 19, 2016
Docket Numbers: CA 8714-MA, CA 9385-MA

Justia Opinion Summary: Bennie Farren died leaving a will under which he bequeathed his former residence and other assets to a trust. The trust contemplated that Patricia McGlaughlin could live in Bennie’s former residence for the remainder of...

In re Ebix, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: January 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 8526-VCN
In re EZCORP INC. Consulting Agreement Derivative Litig.  
Date: January 15, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9962-VCL

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed this action against three outside directors of nominal defendant EXCORP, Inc., alleging breach of fiduciary duty, among other claims. The directors filed a motion to dismiss. Recognizing that he had not p...

Smollar v. Potarazu  
Date: January 14, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10287-VCN

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff brought his derivative action on behalf of a Corporation against the Corporation’s CEO. The parties entered into a settlement agreement that embodied much of the relief sought by Plaintiff. Under the settlement...

In re The Williams Companies, Inc. Stockholder Litigation
Date: January 13, 2016
Docket Number: CA 11236-VCN
SC&A Constr., Inc. v. Potter  
Date: January 6, 2016
Docket Number: CA 10528-VCG

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a home-improvement contract between Petitioner, a construction company, and Respondents, homeowners. Both parties argued that the other breached the contract. The superior court determined that the mat...

Brad D. Greenspan v. News Corporation, et al.
Date: January 6, 2016
Docket Number: CA 9567-VCG
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