Sherman v. Delaware
Date: February 16, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from a sexual assault complaint against a Delaware State Police Officer. After the officer, Joshua Giddings, arrested plaintiff-appellant Jane Doe for shoplifting, he threatened to throw her in jail unl...
Baynum v. Delaware
Date: February 8, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant-defendant Steven Baynum and Manisha Baynum married in 2009. In 2012, the couple experimented with having an “open marriage” and shared an intimate experience with Dakota Holdren (“Dakota”). Thereafter, Manisha...
McCaffrey v. City of Wilmington, et al.
Date: February 4, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: While off-duty, out of uniform, driving his own car, and under the influence of alcohol, Wilmington Police Officer Michael Spencer ran a red light and collided with a car driven by Morgan McCaffrey. After the accident, O...
Morales v. Delaware
Date: January 28, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Manuel Morales was found not guilty of Offensive Touching, but guilty of Robbery First Degree, relating to a 2013 incident at a cell phone store in Elsmere. Morales jumped over the counter and demanded money, indicating...
Culverhouse v. Paulson & Co., Inc.
Date: January 26, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit certified a question of law arising out of an appeal of a decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida to the Delaware Supr...
DiFebo v. Board of Adjustment of New Castle County, et al.
Date: January 25, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, Mary DiFebo argued that the Superior Court erred by dismissing her amended petition seeking review of a Board of Adjustment decision that granted a variance application for two land plots located near DiF...
Ketler v. PFPA, LLC
Date: January 15, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-appellants DeShaun Ketler and Brittany Ketler appealed a Superior Court order granting Defendant-appellee PFPA, LLC’s (“PlanetFitness”) motion for judgment on the pleadings. DeShaun Ketler was injured while us...
Clark v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
Date: January 11, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs both have policies with State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and both submitted claims that State Farm failed to pay within the statutory thirty-day period. The plaintiffs earlier alleged that St...
Delaware v. Wright
Date: January 11, 2016
Justia Opinion Summary: In 1992 Jermaine Wright was convicted of first degree murder, first degree robbery, and related weapons offenses for his involvement in what was known as the "Hi-Way Inn murder/robbery." The Superior Court imposed the de...