Delaware Supreme Court Decisions 2013

Opinions 1 - 500 of 647

Sparks v. Matthews
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 350, 2013
Bannister v. State
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 485, 2013
Worthy v. State
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 661, 2013
Sudler v. State
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 303, 2013
Johnson v. State
Date: December 24, 2013
Docket Number: 451, 2013
Collins v. State
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 652, 2013
Whitehurst v. Delaware  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 193, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Izzy Whitehurst appealed his conviction on First Degree Assault, Robbery in the First Degree, Burglary in the First Degree, Conspiracy in the Second Degree, three counts of Possession of a Firearm Dur...

Stevenson v. State
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 203, 2013
Nicholas, et al. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, et al.  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 209, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: The Superior Court dismissed the underlying complaint in this case based solely upon its determination that a 2011 Settlement Agreement barred the Plaintiffs’ claims as constituting an impermissible collateral attack on...

Harmon v. F&H Everett & Associates
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 338, 2013
Burke v. Burke
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 351, 2013
Barton v. State
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 477, 2013
Glenn v. State
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 509, 2013
Klaassen v. Allegro Development, et al.
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 583, 2013
Thomas v. State
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 609, 2013
Nunemann v. State
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 635, 2013
Dickenson v. Sopa
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 385, 2013
Harold Grill 2 IRA, et al. v. Chenevert, et al.
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 390, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Carr
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 674, 2013
Norman v. State
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 155, 2013
Whitfield v. State
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 521, 2013
Hill v. DFS
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 278, 2013
Gordon v. State
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 210, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Barakat
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 397, 2013
Diaz v. State
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 584, 2012
Worley v. State
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 284, 2013
Hamilton v. Delaware  
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 548, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Parris Hamilton appealed his conviction on two counts of Murder First Degree, two counts of Attempted Murder First Degree, two counts of Kidnapping First Degree, one count of Burglary First Degree, an...

Owens v. State
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 59, 2013
Payne v. State
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 244, 2013
Gannon v. Gannon
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 108, 2013
Gannon v. Gannon
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 208, 2013
O'Connor v DFS Oland v. DFS
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Numbers: 276, 2013, 288, 2013
Matos v. State
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 414, 2013
Davis v. State
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 450, 2013
Dekker v. State
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 636, 2013
Page v. State
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 454, 2013
Cropper v. State
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 539, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Nadel
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 559, 2013
Brown v. State
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 630, 2013
Potter v. State
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 465, 2013
Swift v. State
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 473, 2013
Guy v. Delaware  
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 400, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Tyrone Guy appealed the denial of his application for postconviction relief. The issue before the Supreme Court in this case centered on how the procedural bars of Superior Court Criminal Rule 61 applied to his...

Szubielski v. State
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 190, 2012
Dishmon v. Fucci, M.D.
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 309, 2013
Kimble v. State
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 335, 2013
Steele v. State
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 441, 2013
Briddell v. State
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 447, 2013
Anderson v. Krafft-Murphy Co. Inc.  
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 85, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners-Appellants, tort claimants in lawsuits pending against Krafft-Murphy Company, Inc. in other jurisdictions, sought the appointment of a receiver to enable them lawfully to pursue those claims against the compa...

Tumlinson, et al. v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 672, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellants asserted various tort claims against Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD). AMD moved to exclude certain expert testimony under Delaware Rule of Evidence 702, which the Superior Court granted after dete...

Wyatt v. Rescare Home Care  
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 112, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Claimant-appellee and cross-appellant-appellant Amanda Wyatt appealed a Superior Court judgment reversing an Industrial Accident Board finding that she had a compensable, work-related injury. The employer-appellant and c...

Fatir v. State
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 250, 2013
Saunders v. State
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 326, 2013
Melton v. State
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 457, 2013
Brown v. State
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 549, 2013
Larkin v. DFS
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 637, 2013
Epperson v. State
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 389, 2013
Ingram v. Chambers
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 438, 2013
Parks v. State
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 463, 2013
Givens v. Wilgus & Johnson
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 484, 2013
Gove v. State
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 396, 2013
Lamour v. State
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 584, 2013
Edwards v. DCSE/Harris
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 585, 2013
The Reserves Management Corporation, et al. v. R.T. Properties, LLC, et al.  
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 164, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involved a dispute between two developers over the payment of property assessments allegedly due under certain restrictive covenants. The plaintiff-below, The Reserves Management, LLC appealed two Superior Cour...

Teel v. State
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 252, 2013
Activision Blizzard, Inc., et al. v. Hayes, et al.  
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 497, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was an interlocutory appeal by the Court of Chancery of a preliminary injunction halting consummation of a stock purchase agreement under which Vivendi, S.A. would have di...

Peterson v. Delaware  
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 222, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Kalvin Peterson a Superior Court judgment convicting him of one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited. Peterson's claim of error was that collateral estoppel and double jeopardy barr...

Potter v. Dept. of Correction & UIAB
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 237, 2013
Jones v. Delaware  
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 289, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Ronald Jones appealed his bench trial conviction on one count of Failing to Reregister as a Sex Offender. Jones raised one claim on appeal: that the evidence failed to show beyond a reasonable doubt t...

Johnson v. State
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 355, 2013
Matter of Allen
Date: November 12, 2013
Docket Number: 556, 2013
Neal v. Delaware  
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 282, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Michael Neal appealed the denial of his motion for post-conviction relief. The issue before the Supreme Court in this matter was whether defendant received ineffective assistance of both trial and appellate cou...

Neal v. State
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 383, 2013
Carter v. State
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 597, 2013
American Commercial Lines, Inc. v. IQ Holdings, Inc.
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 230, 2013
Quadrant Structured Products Co., Ltd. v. Vertin, et al.  
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 338, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Quadrant Structured Products Company appealed the Court of Chancery's dismissal of its complaint. Quadrant holds certain Notes issued by Athilon Capital Corp., an allegedly insolvent Delaware corporation. The N...

Matter of a Member of the Bar: Poverman
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 432, 2013
McMillan v. State
Date: November 7, 2013
Docket Number: 575, 2013
Watson v. State
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 202, 2013
McDonald v. State
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 275, 2013
Holmes v. State
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 328, 2013
Miller & Klein v. DFS
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 381, 2013
Williams v. State
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 501, 2013
Al Jazeera America, LLC v. At&T Services, Inc., et al.
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Numbers: 562, 2013, 600, 2013
Dirienzo v. Lichtenstein, et al.
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 602, 2013
Owens v. State
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 176, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Gabay
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 536, 2013
Parker v. State
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 660, 2012
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Davis  
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 10, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case centered on whether Delaware’s personal injury protection (PIP) statute requires insurers to reserve PIP benefits for lost wages when requested. The plaintiff suffered seve...

Hudson's Bay Company Luxembourg, v. JZ LLC and AGZ LLC
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 182, 2013
Buchanan v. State
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 474, 2013
Roth v. State
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 184, 2013
McKinley v. Casson  
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 465, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert McKinley and Michele Casson were involved in a motor vehicle accident McKinley’s motorcycle collided with the back of Casson’s SUV. McKinley, who was not wearing a motorcycle helmet, sustained serious injuries. Th...

Dobson v. State
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 617, 2012
Dweck, et al. v. Nasser, et al.
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 65, 2013
Ploof v. State
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 108, 2012
Cooper v. State
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 159, 2013
Masonic Home of Delaware, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 361, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Carucci
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 582, 2013
Colon v. Gannett Company, Inc.
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 180, 2013
Lecates v. State
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 406, 2013
Roten v. State
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 475, 2013
Roten v. State
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 476, 2013
Lorenzetti v. Hodges, et al.
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 530, 2013
Robinson v. State
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 582, 2012
Holder v. State
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 670, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Grandell
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 558, 2013
Rev. Tice, et al. v. The Estate of Nicole Bennett, et al.
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 565, 2013
Berry v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 152, 2013
Browne v. State
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 212, 2013
Miller v. State
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 436, 2013
Petty v. State
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 514, 2013
Watson v. State
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 221, 2013
Bungy v. State
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 246, 2013
Hunt v. State
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 66, 2013
Sammons v. State
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 302, 2013
Kahn v. Kahn
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 181, 2013
DFS v. Harris, et al.
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 243, 2013
Dolan v. Dolan
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 305, 2013
Underwood v. State; Carter v. State; Miller v. State
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 546, 2013
Getz v. State
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 172, 2013
Bailey v. State
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 407, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Gaby
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 536, 2013
U.S.Bank National Association v. Harms, et al.
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 663, 2012
Kuehn v. Cotter & Campbell
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 96, 2013
Maddox v. State
Date: October 14, 2013
Docket Number: 386, 2013
Evans v. State
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 166, 2013
Norwood v. State
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 170, 2013
Activision Blizzard, Inc., et al. v. Hayes, et al.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 497, 2013
Cannon v. Gregory
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 192, 2013
Connelly v. State
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 297, 2013
Woods v. State
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 376, 2013
Winshall v. Viacom International, Inc., et al.  
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 39, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Walter A. Winshall, as representative of the former stockholders of Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., sued to block the merger between Harmonix and Viacom International, Inc. The Court of Chancery dismissed Winshall's compla...

Whittle v. State
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 603, 2012
Christopher v. Sussex County, et al.  
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 201, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Sheriff of Sussex County plaintiff-appellant Jeffrey Christopher sought a declaratory judgment regarding the powers of the sheriff in Delaware, particularly the Sheriff in Sussex County. He also sought a determination th...

Ways v. State
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 375, 2013
Winshall v. Viacom International, Inc., et al.
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 39, 2013
Townsend v. Integrated Manufacturing and Assembly
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 424, 2013
Member of the Bar: Finestrauss
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 533, 2013
Matter of: Peierls Family Testamentary Trusts
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11, 2013
Matter of: Ethel F. Peierls Charitable Lead Unitrust  
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Numbers: 11, 2013, 12, 2013, 13, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitions regarding several Peires family Trusts all requested that the Court of Chancery: (1) approve the resignation of the current trustees; (2) confirm the appointment of Northern Trust Company as the sole trustee; (...

Matter of: Peierls Family Inter Vivos Trusts
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13, 2013
Murray v. State
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 294, 2013
Baker v. State
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 374, 2013
Whittle v. Delaware  
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 603, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A Superior Court jury found Defendant–Appellant Davear Whittle guilty of Murder in the Second Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Reckless Endangering in the First Degree, and Possession of...

Shuba v. United Services Automobile Association  
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 160, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Kylie and Michael D. Shuba appealed the Superior Court's denial of their cross-motion for summary judgment and its grant of summary judgment in favor of Defendant United Services Automobile Association's ("US...

Ramsey v. State
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 224, 2013
Kane v. State
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 248, 2013
Mojica v. State
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 358, 2013
Barlow, et al. v. Finegan, et al.  
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 468, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Dawn Locke, on behalf of minor appellant, Kimberly Foth, appealed a Superior Court final judgment in favor of Foth and minor appellee, John Barlow, III, and an order that granted Barlow's motion to enforce the parties' s...

Harris-Norris v. Harris
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 149, 2013
Rodriguez v. State
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 25, 2013
Eaton v. State
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 319, 2013
Pumphrey v. State
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 340, 2013
King v. Moore
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 377, 2013
Johnson v. State
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Numbers: 458, 2013, 471, 2013
Taylor v. Delaware  
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Numbers: 293,2012, 325,2012

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case (among other things) was the constitutionality of the state's gang participation statute (11 Del. C. 616). Appellants argued the statute was unconstitutionally vague because it did not define the te...

Eaton v. State
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 321, 2013
Anderson v. State
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 45, 2013
Reed v. State
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 74, 2013
Burns v. Delaware  
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 77, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert Burns was convicted by a jury on several counts of varying degrees of sexual assault against children. The Supreme court previously affirmed Burns' conviction on direct appeal. Burns sought post-conviction relief,...

Martin v. Delaware Home & Hospital
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 232, 2013
Merritt v. State
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 53, 2013
Wilmer v. State
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 470, 2013
Dollard v. State
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 198, 2013
Whiteman v. State
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 346, 2013
Reed v. State
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 399, 2013
Bunting v. Bunting
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 448, 2013
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company v. Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 280, 2013
Mays v. Delaware  
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 33, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: In a direct appeal, defendant raised one claim of error. In defendant's view, although he was charged with and convicted of felony Promoting Prison Contraband, the record reflected there was a rational basis for the jury...

Ashley v. State
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 565, 2012
Miller v. State of Delaware Department of Public Safety
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 598, 2012
Ploof v. Delaware  
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 108, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court previously rejected defendant Gary Ploof's claims arising from his trial's guilt phase, but remanded the penalty phase claims for the post-conviction judge to reweigh aggravating circumstances against t...

E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company v. Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 280, 2013
Alexander v. State
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 187, 2013
Daniels v. State
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 341, 2013
Laskowski v. State
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 353, 2013
Senu-Oke v. Broomall Condominium, Inc.
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 614, 2012
Miller v. PennyMac Corp.
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 80, 2013
Price v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 188, 2013
Long v. DFS
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 277, 2013
Soterion Corporation v. Soteria Investment Holdings, Inc., et al.
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 179, 2013
Mergliano v. Rehoboth Donut Shop, Inc.
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 362, 2013
Doe v. Delaware  
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 447, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was whether the State of Delaware could be held liable for tortious conduct by an on-duty Delaware State Police Officer. The officer was supposed to take a woman accused of...

McNatt v. State
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 68, 2013
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, et al. v. Countrywide Financial Corporation, et al.  
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 14, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: A question of Delaware law was certified from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth. The issue focused on whether under the "fraud exception" to Delaware's continuous ownership rule, shareholder plaintiffs may...

Delvalle v. State
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 174, 2013
Stevens v. State
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 196, 2013
Starkey v. State
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 215, 2013
Maddox v. Isaacs
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 266, 2013
Raymond v. State
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 3, 2013
Harris v. State
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 364, 2013
Matter of Kostyshyn
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 365, 2013
Bartlett v. Seaford School District, et al.
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 279, 2013
Lazarus v. State
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 41, 2013
La Grange Communities, LLC v. Cornell Glasgow. LLC
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 56, 2013
Moore, et al. v. Hawker Beechcraft Corp.
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13, 2012
Baccellieri v. HDM Furniture Industries Inc., et al.
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 142, 2013
Wright v. State
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 249, 2013
Lopez v. State
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 405, 2013
Carr v. State
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 418, 2013
Short v. State
Date: September 3, 2013
Docket Number: 126, 2013
Bingham v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 103, 2013
Griffin v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 143, 2013
Buchanan v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 413, 2013
Kostyshyn, et al. v. City of Wilmington
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 421, 2013
Vincent v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 61, 2013
McNair v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 90, 2013
Johnson v. State
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 99, 2013
Benson v. State
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 300, 2013
Fullman v. State
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 301, 2013
Taylor v. State
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 308, 2013
Davis v. State
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 98, 2013
Levey v. Brownstone Asset Management, LLP, et al.  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 551, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed a Court of Chancery order that granted summary judgment and dismissed his suit on laches grounds. The underlying dispute arose over capital investments plaintiff made in two companies. Upon review, the...

Valentin v. Delaware  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 489, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A Superior Court jury convicted the defendant in this case of Failing to Stop at the Command of a Police Officer, Reckless Driving, and several other offenses. At issue in this appeal was the State's obligation to produc...

DV Realty Advisors LLC v. Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund of Chicago, et al.  
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 547, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant DV Realty Advisors LLC appealed a Court of Chancery declaratory judgment that plaintiffs-appellees properly removed DV Realty as the General Partner of Chicago-based Delaware limited partnership DV Ur...

Spar Marketing Services, Inc. v. UIAB and Barr
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 143, 2012
Whitaker v. Whitaker
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 145, 2013
Brown v. United Water Delaware, Inc.
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 146, 2013
Jackson v. Minner, et al.
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 151, 2013
Lismore v. Federal National Mortgage Association
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 175, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Lyle
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 231, 2013
Barrall v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 245, 2013
Giove v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 267, 2013
Hall v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 290, 2013
Walters v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 299, 2013
Marvel v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 347, 2013
Duncan v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 354, 2013
Matter of Kostyshyn
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 366, 2013
Matter Dickerson
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 379, 2013
Fulmer v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 384, 2013
Walker v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 398, 2013
Campbell v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 404, 2013
Price v. State
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 407, 2013
Zappa v. Logan
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 86, 2013
Robbins v. Department of Services Children, Young & Families
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 92, 2013
Melton v. State
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 109, 2013
Sutor-Banks v. Moffett
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 242, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Siegel
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 425, 2013
Desmond v. State
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 100, 2013
Johnson v. State
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 206, 2013
Walls v. State
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 251, 2012
Shelby v. State
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 273, 2013
Matter of Fountain
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 411, 2013
Burton v. State
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 268, 2013
Nichols v. State Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board, et al.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 190, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant John Nichols appealed a final Superior Court judgment affirming the order of the State Coastal Zone Industrial Board granting motions to dismiss filed by appellees Diamond State Generation Partners LLC and the...

Tumlinson, et al. v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 672, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A group of Texas plaintiffs alleged that a corporation exposed two employees to chemicals that caused two of the employees' children to suffer from birth defects. The Superior Court judge excluded expert testimony as irr...

Ploof v. State
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 108, 2012
Andreason v. Royal Pest Control  
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 185, 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Employee-appellant, Gary Andreason appealed a Superior Court judgment affirming two Industrial Accident Board decisions. The first decision awarded compensation to Andreason for his work-related knee and right shoulder i...

Abbott v. State
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 216, 2013
Cobb v. State
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 251, 2013
Drummond v. State
Date: August 1, 2013
Docket Number: 667, 2012
Benjamin v. Net, Inc. & UIAB
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 157, 2013
Reed v. State
Date: July 31, 2013
Docket Number: 76, 2013
Serpa v. State
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 171, 2013
Russell v. State
Date: July 30, 2013
Docket Number: 47, 2013
Kelty v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 121, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A plaintiff who was injured in an accident sought PIP benefits from an insurance carrier. The Superior Court applied Delaware's current three-part test and analyzed: (1) "whether the vehicle was an 'active accessory' in...

Sahin v. Delaware  
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 357, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Ramazn Sahin appealed the denial of his application for post-conviction relief. He claimed he received ineffective assistance of counsel at trial. Finding no merit to defendant's claims, the Supreme Court affir...

Clarke v. Clarke
Date: July 26, 2013
Docket Number: 368, 2013
Short v. Reed Trucking Co.
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 118, 2012
Scott v. Greene
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 256, 2013
Buchanan v. Richards
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 258, 2013
Hawkins v. State
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 330, 2013
Henry v. State
Date: July 25, 2013
Docket Number: 344, 2013
Payne v. State
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 244, 2013
Caputo, et al. v. Kirkwood Fitness Clubs, Inc., et al.
Date: July 24, 2013
Docket Number: 95, 2013
Lawson v. Department of Transportation  
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 320, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that a trial court judge erred in finding that a state agency complied with the state's Real Property Acquisition Act before it moved to condemn petitioners' property. Accordingly, the trial court'...

Allen v. Encore Energy Partners, L.P., et al.  
Date: July 22, 2013
Docket Number: 534, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Chancery dismissed a class action complaint that objected to the merger of a limited partnership with its general partner's controller. The plaintiff-limited partner's complaint alleged that the general part...

Howard v. State
Date: July 19, 2013
Docket Number: 153, 2012
Shorts v. State
Date: July 19, 2013
Docket Number: 165, 2013
Miller v. Palladium Industries, Inc.
Date: July 19, 2013
Docket Number: 36, 2013
MacDougall v. Mahaffy & Associates, Inc. et al.
Date: July 19, 2013
Docket Number: 44, 2013
Schoolfield v. State
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 217, 2013
Short v. State
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 228, 2013
Jones v. State
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 49, 2013
Godlewski v. State
Date: July 18, 2013
Docket Number: 591, 2012
Davis v. State
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 316, 2013
Price v. Price
Date: July 17, 2013
Docket Number: 71, 2013
Jain v. Delaware Board of Nursing
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 116, 2013
King v. State
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 127, 2013
Jackson v. State
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 238, 2013
Matter of Kostyshyn
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 307, 2013
Wallace v. State
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 320, 2013
Rogers, et al. v. The Christina School District, et al.  
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 45, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: After meeting with a high-school guidance counselor, a teenaged student said he was feeling alone and unloved, and had attempted suicide. The Counselor talked with the student for four hours; at the end of the discussion...

Viacom International Inc. v. Winshall  
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 513, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was whether an arbitration determination should have been vacated because the arbitrator refused to consider certain evidence. The arbitrator concluded he lacked authority...

Boone v. Syab Services/Capitol Nursing
Date: July 16, 2013
Docket Number: 525, 2012
Blue v. State
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 213, 2013
Hamilton v. State
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 229, 2013
Taylor v. State
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 235, 2013
McLeod v. McLeod
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 318, 2013
Abrams v. Lamotte
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 325, 2013
Burnett, et al. v. Kalb
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 331, 2013
Roberts v. State
Date: July 15, 2013
Docket Number: 42, 2013
Cooper v. State
Date: July 12, 2013
Docket Number: 315,2013
Potter v. SC&A Construction, Inc.
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 24, 2013
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 262, 2013
Cooper v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 286, 2013
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 298, 2013
Justice v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 34, 2013
Ivory v. Ivory
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 342, 2012
Nelson v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 668, 2012
Samuel v. State
Date: July 11, 2013
Docket Number: 79, 2013
Sommers v. New Castle County
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 105, 2013
Foraker v. State
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 177, 2013
Adkins v. State
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 204, 2013
Rawlings v. Rawlings
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 448, 2012
Rahman v. State
Date: July 9, 2013
Docket Number: 8, 2013
Lofland v. State
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 107, 2013
Furchak v. State
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 207, 2013
Alford v. State
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 304, 2013
Daniels v. State
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 323, 2013
Miller v. State
Date: July 8, 2013
Docket Number: 69, 2013
Santee v. State
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 111, 2013
Dupree v. State
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 205, 2013
Walker v. State
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 218, 2013
Celli v. State
Date: June 28, 2013
Docket Number: 7, 2013
Merritt v. R&R Capital, LLC, et al.
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 144, 2011
Travis v. State
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 200, 2013
Anderson v. State
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 214, 2013
Summers v. Summers
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 269, 2013
Rivera v. State
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 296, 2013
Lowman v. State
Date: June 26, 2013
Docket Number: 577, 2012
Hunt v. Delaware  
Date: June 25, 2013
Docket Number: 488, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A vice principal of an elementary school asked a Delaware State Trooper to come to the school give a talk about bullying to four or five fifth grade students who were under “in-school suspension.” The next day, the princ...

Mendez v. State
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 271, 2013
Ayers v. State
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 43, 2013
Driver v. Long
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 567, 2012
Broadnax v. State
Date: June 24, 2013
Docket Number: 651, 2012
Younger v. State
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 131, 2013
Roten v. State
Date: June 21, 2013
Docket Number: 589, 2012
Jackson v. Wallo
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 31, 2013
Richardson v. Board of Cosmetology & Barbering  
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 536, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the Board of Cosmetology and Barbering suspended Petitioner Randall Richardson's license due to his leasing work space to his wife who Petitioner knew did not have a valid license. A Hearing Officer recommended...

Swanson v. Davis
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 64, 2013
Layton v. State
Date: June 20, 2013
Docket Number: 72, 2013
O'Riley v. Rogers  
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 444, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Superior Court in this personal injury action sua sponte excluded a medical expert witness' testimony that it was possible plaintiff's permanent injury might have improved depending on the results of further recommen...

Moore v. State
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 457, 2012
Delaware State Public Integrity Commission v. Hanson
Date: June 19, 2013
Docket Number: 515, 2012
Charles v. Charles
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 223, 2013
Oakes v. Clark
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 609, 2012
Franklin v. State
Date: June 18, 2013
Docket Number: 623, 2012
Abrams v. Lamotte
Date: June 17, 2013
Docket Number: 287, 2013
Coles v. State
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 117, 2012
Walker v. State
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 458, 2012
Hubble v. State
Date: June 12, 2013
Docket Number: 498, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Eric Michaels
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 125, 2013
Adkins v. State
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 187, 2012
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 247, 2013
Bhole, Inc., at al. v. Shore Investments, Inc.  
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 305, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Tenant-Defendant Bhole, Inc. terminated its commercial lease before the lease expired. Before the end of the lease, Plaintiff-landlord Shore Investments, Inc. filed suit to recover the entire unpaid rent for the balance...

Milton v. State
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 343, 2012
Turner v. Delaware Surgical Group, P.A., et al.  
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 410, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Heather Turner appealed a superior court judgment that ruled in favor of Defendants-Appellees Michael Conway, M.D., Eric Kalish, M.D. and their practice, Delaware Surgical Group. Plaintiff sued defend...

Hanson v. Morton  
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 557, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellees Carl and Pamela Morton filed a petition for guardianship against Defendant-Appellant Terry Hanson. An in-house attorney who did not carry malpractice insurance was appointed by the Family Court to re...

Morrisey v. State
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 632, 2012
Walters v. Gill
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 636, 2012
Davis-Thompson v. Brent
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 647, 2012
Castle v. Castle
Date: June 11, 2013
Docket Number: 650, 2012
Matter of Brown
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 183, 2013
Gerber v. Enterprise Products Holdings,LLC  
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 46, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Joel Gerber held limited partnership (LP) units in Enterprise GP Holdings, L.P. He sued on behalf of two classes of former public holders of LP units in Enterprise, challenging the sale of a subsidiary and a me...

Murray v. Town of Dewey Beach  
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 480, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: A group of Dewey Beach property owners appealed the dismissal of their lawsuit against the Town. They sued to challenge the town's authority to enter into what they characterized as a "private zoning arrangement" to viol...

The Dow Chemical Corp. v. Blanco  
Date: June 10, 2013
Docket Number: 493, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Before the Supreme Court, a matter of first impression: "does Delaware recognize cross-jurisdictional tolling?" Plaintiff Jose Blanco was allegedly exposed to a toxic pesticide manufactured by Defendant Dow Chemical Corp...

Miller v. State
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 113, 2013
Weatherspoon v. State
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 147, 2013
Ayers v. Wheeler
Date: June 7, 2013
Docket Number: 178, 2013
Baccellieri v. HDM Furniture Industries, Inc., et al.
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 142, 2013
Kirkley v. State
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 657, 2012
Bell v. State
Date: June 5, 2013
Docket Number: 81, 2013
Ploof v. Delaware  
Date: June 4, 2013
Docket Number: 108, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue on appeal before the Supreme Court in this case was the denial of a postconviction relief motion. Specifically, the issue was whether defense counsel were ineffective during a defendant's first-degree murder tr...

Brooks v. State
Date: June 3, 2013
Docket Number: 564, 2012
Bass v. State
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 128, 2013
Roten v. State
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 189, 2013
State of Delaware, Dept. of Transportation v. Smith, et al.
Date: May 31, 2013
Docket Number: 265, 2013
Matter of Johnson
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 239, 2013
Matter of Johnson
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 240, 2013
Matter of Johnson
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 241, 2013
Matter of Johnson
Date: May 30, 2013
Docket Number: 259, 2013
Marin v. Comerica, Inc.
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 194, 2013
Allen Family Foods, Inc. v. Mitchell, et al.
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 270, 2012
National Industries Group v. Carlyle Investment Management, L.L.C.  
Date: May 29, 2013
Docket Number: 596, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Carlyle Investment Management L.L.C. (CIM) and TC Group, L.L.C. (collectively, Plaintiffs) filed suit against defendant-appellant National Industries Group (NIG). Plaintiffs sought a declaratory judgment to enforce the t...

Delaware v. Wright  
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 10, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: On August 26, 1992, Jermaine Wright was convicted of first degree murder and other crimes arising from a 1991 robbery at the Hi-Way Inn bar and liquor store. Following a penalty hearing, Wright was sentenced to death. Th...

Norton v. K-Sea Transportation Partners, L.P., et al.  
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 238, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case centered on a general partner's obligations under a limited partnership agreement. The plaintiffs alleged that the general partner obtained excessive consideration for its...

Wynn v. State
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 334, 2012
Brinckerhoff v. Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.  
Date: May 28, 2013
Docket Number: 574, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was whether the Court of Chancery erred in dismissing a derivative and class action complaint against the general partner and other managers of a limited partnership. The g...

State v. Wright
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 10, 2012
Taylor v. State
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 117, 2013
Brice v. State
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 129, 2013
Frank v. Stewart
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 27, 2013
Siga Technologies, Inc. v. Pharmathene, Inc.  
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 314, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff–Appellee PharmAthene, Inc., and Defendant–Appellant SIGA Technologies, Inc., are both Delaware corporations engaged in biodefense research and development. SIGA appealed the Vice Chancellor's finding that it br...

Moumen v. State
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 605, 2012
Bessenyei, et al. v. Vermillion, Inc., et al.
Date: May 24, 2013
Docket Number: 648, 2012
Holmes v. State
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 350, 2012
Krykewycz v. State
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 559, 2012
Oakes v. State
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 590, 2012
Ridgeway v. State
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 616, 2012
Hanes v. Cannon
Date: May 23, 2013
Docket Number: 621, 2012
Mitchell v. State
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 115, 2013
Ward v. Delmarva Power & Light Co., et al.
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 136, 2013
Reed v. State
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 144, 2013
Dr. Nicholas, et al. v. National Union Fire Insuance Co., et al.
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 209, 2013
Morgan v. Brennan Title Co., et al.
Date: May 20, 2013
Docket Number: 639, 2012
Crawford v. State
Date: May 15, 2013
Docket Numbers: 652, 2012, 655, 2012
Robinson v. State
Date: May 10, 2013
Docket Number: 347, 2012
New Cingular Wireless PCS v. Sussex County Board of Adjustment  
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 392, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: New Cingular Wireless PCS (now known as "AT&T") filed an application with the Sussex County Board of Adjustment ("the Board") for a special use exception to construct a 100-foot telecommunications cell tower on a commerc...

Long v. Manchester
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 429, 2012
Scion Breckenridge Managing Member, LLC, et al. v. ASB Allegiance Real Estate Fund, et al.  
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 437, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In a reformation action concerning cash flow distributions in three real estate joint venture agreements, the Supreme Court held that the Vice Chancellor properly reformed the agreements on the basis of unilateral mistak...

Austin v. Judy
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 578, 2012
Watson v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, et al.
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 594, 2012
August v. August
Date: May 9, 2013
Docket Number: 664, 2012
Hall v. State
Date: May 8, 2013
Docket Number: 83, 2013
Williams v. Mackenzie, R.N.
Date: May 7, 2013
Docket Number: 524, 2012
Erskine v. State
Date: May 7, 2013
Docket Number: 646, 2012
Arrants v. Home Depot  
Date: May 7, 2013
Docket Number: 662, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Claimant-appellant Stephen Arrants appealed a superior court order that affirmed an Industrial Accident Board's order granting employer-appellee Home Depot's petition to terminate appellant's total disability benefits. A...

Teears v. UIAB
Date: May 7, 2013
Docket Number: 93, 2013
Taylor v. Delaware  
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 434, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Stanley Taylor appealed his convictions on: eighteen counts of Unlawful Sexual Conduct Against a Child by a Sex Offender; one count of Attempted Unlawful Sexual Conduct Against a Child by a Sex Offend...

Barlow, et al. v. Finegan, et al.
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 468, 2012
Poliak v. Keyser, et al.
Date: May 6, 2013
Docket Number: 478, 2012
Gallaway v. Delaware  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 161, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Jason Gallaway appealed his conviction for Murder by Abuse or Neglect in the First Degree, in connection to the death of his daughter. Defendant raised one claim of error in this direct appeal: the Su...

Matter of Webb
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 173, 2013
Schwan v. Delaware  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 246, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Steven Schwan directly appealed his conviction to the Supreme Court after a jury convicted him of two counts of Unlawful Sexual Contact in the Second Degree, and a bench trial resulted in an additiona...

Clark v. Delaware  
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 651, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Omari Clark was convicted for manslaughter. The issue before the Supreme Court was whether a trial judge improperly commented on the evidence when he instructed the jury and whether a defendant was entitled to...

Sample v. State
Date: May 2, 2013
Docket Number: 75, 2013
Mills v. State
Date: May 1, 2013
Docket Number: 9, 2013
Gallagher a/k/a Freeman v. Long, et al.
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 102, 2013
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 30, 2013
Archy v. State
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 572, 2012
Smith v. State
Date: April 30, 2013
Docket Number: 94, 2013
Matter of Evans
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 167, 2013
Blake v. Delaware  
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 282, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Raymond Blake was tried before a jury for Trafficking in Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver ("PWID") Cocaine, PWID Heroin, and Maintaining a Vehicle for Keeping Controlled Substances. The jury found Def...

Handy v. State
Date: April 29, 2013
Docket Number: 533, 2012
Rodriguez v. State
Date: April 26, 2013
Docket Number: 406, 2012
Phlipot v. State
Date: April 25, 2013
Docket Number: 15, 2013
Matter of Buchanan
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 23, 2013
Dennis v. State
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 291, 2012
Bennett v. State
Date: April 23, 2013
Docket Number: 523, 2012
Carman v. Boulden
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 622, 2012
Gibbs v. Perdue Farms, Inc.
Date: April 22, 2013
Docket Number: 661, 2012
Bonanza Restaurant Company v. Wink
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 485, 2012
Heaps v. Church Street Associates
Date: April 18, 2013
Docket Number: 6, 2013
Tollis v. State
Date: April 17, 2013
Docket Number: 649, 2012
Johnston v. Johnston
Date: April 16, 2013
Docket Number: 604, 2012
Matter of Meredith
Date: April 15, 2013
Docket Number: 148, 2013
Saunders v. State
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 18, 2013
Dickerson v. State
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 26, 2013
Christiana Care Health Services v. Palomino  
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 63, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Claimants Cecil Palomino, Salvador Avila-Hernandez and Julio Munoz were each injured in different work-related accidents. It was not disputed that their injuries were compensable under the Worker's Compensation Act and t...

Simms v. Downes
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 633, 2012
Sturgis v. U.S.Bank, National Association
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 642, 2012
Harris-Norris v. Harris
Date: April 11, 2013
Docket Number: 82, 2013
Matter of Johnson
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 153, 2013
Rogers v. State
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Number: 169, 2013
Taylor v. State
Date: April 10, 2013
Docket Numbers: 267, 2012, 312, 2012
Goldsborough v. State
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 20, 2013
Hall v. State
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 48, 2013
Pierce v. State
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 608, 2012
Simmons v. DCSE/Henry
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 677, 2012
Matter of Brochu
Date: April 9, 2013
Docket Number: 84, 2013
Spellman v. Christiana Care Health Services  
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 315, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Mary E. Spellman ("Spellman") petitioned the Industrial Accident Board (the "Board") for a workers' compensation award against her employer, Appellee Christiana Care Health Services ("Christiana"). The Board de...

Cobb v. DFS
Date: April 8, 2013
Docket Number: 462, 2012
McCleaf v. UIAB
Date: April 5, 2013
Docket Number: 666, 2012
Pyott v. Louisiana Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System  
Date: April 4, 2013
Docket Number: 380, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this matter was whether the Chancery Court was required to dismiss a Delaware derivative complaint after a California federal court entered final judgment dismissing the same complai...

Christmas v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 106, 2013
Benson v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 130, 2013
Sulecki v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 496, 2012
Berry v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 545, 2012
Harris v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 562, 2012
McNatt v. State
Date: April 3, 2013
Docket Number: 628, 2012
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: April 2, 2013
Docket Number: 89, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Andres Arteaga, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 118, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Patrocinio Hernandez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 119, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Mariana Maranto De Montes, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 120, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Guadalupe Barrera, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 121, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Neidy Hernandez De Salas, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 122, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Paulina Aguilar De Gonzalez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 123, 2013
Bristow Helicopters, Inc. v. Maria Alma Gutierrez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 124, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Andres Arteaga, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 134, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., v. Patrocinio Hernandez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 135, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Mariana Maranto De Montes, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 137, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Guadalupe Barrera, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 138, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Neidy Hernandez De Salas, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 139, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Paulina Aguilar De Gonzalez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 140, 2013
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. v. Maria Alma Gutierrez, et al.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 141, 2013
Walters, et al. v. Envo, Inc.
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 460, 2012
The Orchard Enterprises, Inc. v. Merlin Partners LP
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 470, 2012
Dickinson v. State
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 484, 2012
Cincunegui v. State
Date: March 28, 2013
Docket Number: 57, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Wang
Date: March 27, 2013
Docket Number: MISC.NO. 486
Christian v. Counseling Resource Associates, Inc.  
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 460, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The trial court precluded appellants' experts from testifying at trial because appellants failed to provide the experts' reports in accordance with the trial scheduling order. Without any expert testimony, appellants' cl...

Steedley v. Surdo-Galef, et al.
Date: March 26, 2013
Docket Number: 499, 2012
Evans v. State
Date: March 25, 2013
Docket Number: 104, 2013
Bowersox v. State
Date: March 25, 2013
Docket Number: 530, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Strott
Date: March 25, 2013
Docket Number: 73, 2013
Matter of a Member of the Bar: O'Brien
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 28, 2013
Turner v. Turner
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 610, 2012
Swanson v. State
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 611, 2012
Estate of Herbert Mitchell v. Allen Family Foods
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 634, 2012
Miller v. State
Date: March 20, 2013
Docket Number: 665, 2012
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Holfeld
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 32, 2013
Bank of New York Mellon v. Commerzbank Capital Funding Trust II  
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 372, 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, a German bank organized two affiliated entities under Delaware law. One sold a class of securities (Trust Preferred Securities) as part of the bank's effort to raise capital. In 2009, the bank acquired a second...

Simendinger v. National Union Fire Insurance Co.  
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 553, 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Two employees of Connections CSP, Inc. were killed in an automobile collision during the course and scope of their employment. Connections owned the vehicle and had purchased underinsured motorist insurance (UIM) for the...

Branson v. Branson, et al.
Date: March 19, 2013
Docket Number: 574, 2012
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