Delaware Supreme Court Decisions 2019

Matter of Chrichlow
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 269, 2019
Adams v. State
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 67, 2019
Allen v. State
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 69, 2019
Sawyer v. DSCYF
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 3, 2019
Parke Bancorp Inc., et al. v. 659 Chestnut LLC  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 4, 2019

Justia Opinion Summary: Parke Bancorp (“Parke”) made a loan to 659 Chestnut LLC (“659 Chestnut”) in 2016 to finance the construction of an office building in Newark, Delaware. 659 Chestnut pleaded a claim in the Superior Court for money damages...

Booth v. Garvin, et al.
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 100, 2019
Fisher v. State
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 232, 2019
Hooper v. Altizer
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 90, 2019
Hubbard v. State
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 249, 2019
Sourcehov Holdings, Inc., et al. v. Western Standard, LLC
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 362, 2019
Johnson v. State
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 555, 2018
Matter of Rhea
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 262, 2019
DeBruce v. State
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 264, 2019
Starling v. Spencer Apartments
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 33, 2019
Griffith v. Stein, et al.
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 331, 2019 & 332, 2019
Ronin v. Chavez
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 129, 2019
Singer v. Kane
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 26, 2019
Preferred Financial Services, Inc. v. A&R Bail Bonds LLC
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 75, 2019
Matter of Christopher Harry West
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 257, 2019
Oakleaf v. Kamper
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 274, 2019
Borne v. Reynold
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 49, 2019
TVP Investments, LLC v. Gasgarth, et al.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 24, 2019
Land v. State
Date: August 22, 2019
Docket Number: 80, 2019
Riley v. State
Date: August 21, 2019
Docket Number: 207, 2019
Bodnari v. State
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 127, 2019
Devon Park Bioventures L.P., et al. v. Deutsche Bank AG
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 301, 2019
Illinois Union Insurance Company v. Providence Service Corporation
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 345, 2019
Lara v. State
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 562, 2018
DeJohn v. State
Date: August 20, 2019
Docket Number: 74, 2019
Powell v. State
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 171, 2019
Bennett v. Jacobs
Date: August 19, 2019
Docket Number: 477, 2018
Anderson v. State
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 329, 2019
Ballard, et al. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 337, 2019
Smith v. State
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 57, 2019
Brennan v. Abrams
Date: August 16, 2019
Docket Number: 585, 2018
Payne v. State
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18, 2019
Deptula v. MCI, LLC
Date: August 15, 2019
Docket Number: 304, 2019
Cephas v. Cephas
Date: August 14, 2019
Docket Number: 42, 2019
Baldwin v. State
Date: August 9, 2019
Docket Number: 263, 2019
Harvey v. State
Date: August 9, 2019
Docket Number: 476, 2018
Charles v. Charles
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 318, 2019
Simpson v. Simpson
Date: August 8, 2019
Docket Number: 601, 2018
Tiger v. Boast Apparel, Inc.  
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 23, 2019

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Alex Tiger and John Dowling decided to revive the Boast tennis apparel brand. The pair started Boast Investors, LLC, which would later be converted into the named defendant in this case, BAI Capital Holdings, I...

Huffman v. State
Date: August 7, 2019
Docket Number: 76, 2019
Anderson v. State
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 259, 2019
Chavis v. State
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 299, 2019
Roy v. State
Date: August 6, 2019
Docket Number: 315, 2019
Swiggett v. State
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 146, 2019
Grim v. State
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 166, 2019
Cushner v. Delaware  
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 531, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Richard Cushner was convicted by jury of third-degree burglary and two counts of criminal mischief. Cushner contended on appeal that the trial court erred in denying his motion for judgment of acquittal because the only...

Thomas v. White
Date: August 5, 2019
Docket Number: 593, 3018
Duffy v. State
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 194, 2019
Steadfast Insurance Company v. DBI Services, LLC, et al.
Date: July 31, 2019
Docket Number: 322, 2019
Morgan v. State
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 142, 2019
Hester v. State
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 197, 2019
IMO Kevin Boone
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 243, 2019
P&TI Acquisition Company, Inc. v. Morgenthaler Partners VII, LP
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 245, 2019
Gabino v. State
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 562, 2018
Duncan v. Smith, et al.
Date: July 30, 2019
Docket Number: 610, 2018
Smith v. DOC Records Department
Date: July 29, 2019
Docket Number: 188, 2019
Walls v. Burton & Akinbayo
Date: July 26, 2019
Docket Number: 214, 2019
Prince v. State
Date: July 25, 2019
Docket Number: 351, 2018
Composecure, L.L.C. v. Cardux, LLC f/k/a Affluent Card, LLC  
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 177, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: CompoSecure, L.L.C., a manufacturer of metal credit cards, sought to invalidate the Sales Representative Agreement (the “Sales Agreement”) it signed with CardUX, LLC. The Delaware Court of Chancery held in a February 201...

Guardado v. Roos Foods, Inc.
Date: July 24, 2019
Docket Number: 576, 2018
Brown v. Delaware  
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 292, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: When police arrested appellant Roderick Brown (aka “Mumford”) for drug dealing and money laundering, they also seized several cars and tens of thousands of dollars. Brown petitioned for the return of that property, but a...

Richards v. Copes-Vulcan, Inc., et al.  
Date: July 22, 2019
Docket Number: 546, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Ohio residents Craig Richards and his wife Gloria filed suit against defendants in the Delaware, claiming that Mr. Richards’ exposure to asbestos-containing products at home and in the workplace caused his mesothelioma....

Carrigan v. State
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19, 2019
Weber v. State
Date: July 19, 2019
Docket Number: 486, 2018
Vick v. Khan, et al.
Date: July 18, 2019
Docket Number: 255, 2019
Highland Capital Management v. Daugherty
Date: July 18, 2019
Docket Number: 292, 2019
Nash v. Wilson
Date: July 18, 2019
Docket Number: 402, 2018
Baker v. Delaware  
Date: July 18, 2019
Docket Number: 501, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this case was a Family Court order adjudging appellant Joseph Baker, Jr., a minor child, delinquent for having committed an act of Rape in the Second Degree. Initially, Baker was charged with three counts of...

Ortiz-Bedolla v. State
Date: July 17, 2019
Docket Number: 159, 2019
Johnson v. State
Date: July 17, 2019
Docket Number: 226, 2019
Vick v. Khan, et al.
Date: July 17, 2019
Docket Number: 255, 2019
Willis v. State
Date: July 17, 2019
Docket Number: 265, 2019
Henry v. State
Date: July 16, 2019
Docket Number: 111, 2019
Thomas v. White
Date: July 16, 2019
Docket Number: 145, 2019
Jones v. State
Date: July 16, 2019
Docket Number: 489, 2018
Walkin v. Lamont
Date: July 16, 2019
Docket Number: 540, 2018
Kane v. State
Date: July 15, 2019
Docket Number: 172, 2019
Brown v. State
Date: July 15, 2019
Docket Number: 173, 2019
McNeil v. State
Date: July 15, 2019
Docket Number: 174, 2019
Shah v. State
Date: July 12, 2019
Docket Number: 154, 2019
Damus v. DSCYF
Date: July 11, 2019
Docket Number: 150, 2019
Smith v. D.O.C. Records Department
Date: July 11, 2019
Docket Number: 188, 2019
Williams v. State
Date: July 11, 2019
Docket Number: 227, 2019
Stoner v. Delaware  
Date: July 11, 2019
Docket Number: 422, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant "Arthur Stoner," appealed a Family Court order finding him delinquent of Robbery in the Second Degree and Conspiracy in the Second Degree. On appeal, he argued: (1) the finding that he committed Conspiracy in t...

Acela Investments LLC, et al. v. DiFalco, et al.
Date: July 10, 2019
Docket Number: 280, 2019
Delaware v. Murray  
Date: July 10, 2019
Docket Number: 414, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Late one evening in October 2017, Wilmington Police Officer Matthew Rosaio was on patrol with other officers when he observed two men walking on a nearby sidewalk. One of the men, Murray, was walking with his right arm c...

Beamer v. DFS
Date: July 10, 2019
Docket Number: 630, 2018
Campbell v. Eagle Force Holdings, LLC, et al.
Date: July 9, 2019
Docket Number: 258, 2018
Garrett v. DFS
Date: July 9, 2019
Docket Number: 6, 2019
Burrows v. State
Date: July 8, 2019
Docket Number: 101, 2019
Taylor v. Delaware  
Date: July 8, 2019
Docket Number: 67, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Milton Taylor appeared before a superior court judge and offered to plead guilty but mentally ill for the July 2016 murder of Whitney White. After his counsel told the court that Taylor was competent to plead guilty, the...

Longford-Myers v. Delaware  
Date: June 27, 2019
Docket Number: 494, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Jerry Longford-Myers has had his share of encounters with the law. The portions of those encounters relevant to this case began on August 10, 201: Longford-Myers pleaded guilty to one count of maintaining a dwelling for...

Dobbins v. DSCYF/DFS
Date: June 26, 2019
Docket Number: 112, 2019
Bean v. DSCYF
Date: June 26, 2019
Docket Number: 185, 2019
Waters v. State
Date: June 26, 2019
Docket Number: 254, 2018
DowDuPont Inc., et al. v. The Chemours Company
Date: June 26, 2019
Docket Number: 268, 2019
McCoy v. State
Date: June 25, 2019
Docket Number: 221, 2019
Daskin v. Knowles
Date: June 25, 2019
Docket Number: 248, 2019
Delaware v. Gates  
Date: June 25, 2019
Docket Number: 602, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: The State of Delaware appealed a superior court order that affirmed a determination by the Industrial Accident Board (the Board) that Nicholas Gates was working within the course and scope of his employment when he was i...

Wacht v. Jackel
Date: June 25, 2019
Docket Number: 83, 2019
Bishop v. State
Date: June 21, 2019
Docket Number: 8, 2019
Renn v. State
Date: June 20, 2019
Docket Number: 132, 2019
In Re: Shorenstein Hays-Nederlander Theatres LLC Appeals  
Date: June 20, 2019
Docket Number: 596, 2018 & 620, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert Nederlander, Sr. (“Robert”) controlled Nederlander of San Francisco Associates (“Nederlander”), a California general partnership. Carole Shorenstein Hays (“Carole”) and her family controlled CSH Theatres L.L.C. (“...

Hall v. State
Date: June 19, 2019
Docket Number: 120, 2019
Johnson v. State
Date: June 19, 2019
Docket Number: 488, 2018
Marchand v. Barnhill, et al.
Date: June 19, 2019
Docket Number: 533, 2018
Ingram v. State
Date: June 19, 2019
Docket Number: 538, 2018
Ingram v. State
Date: June 19, 2019
Docket Number: 539, 2018
St. Louis v. State
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 160, 2019
Boone v. State
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 164, 2019
State of Delaware, Department of Finance v. Univar, Inc.
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 201, 2019
Desmond v. State
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 205, 2019
Marchand v. Barnhill, et al.  
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 533, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Blue Bell Creameries USA, Inc. suffered a listeria outbreak in early 2015, causing the company to recall all of its products, shut down production at all of its plants, and lay off over a third of its workforce. Three pe...

Patosky v. Patosky
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 537, 2018
Soto v. State
Date: June 18, 2019
Docket Number: 607, 2018
Davenport v. State
Date: June 17, 2019
Docket Number: 428, 2018
Garrett v. DFS
Date: June 17, 2019
Docket Number: 6, 2019
McElderry v. State
Date: June 17, 2019
Docket Number: 619, 2018
Clay v. State
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 1, 2019
Kellam v. State
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 201, 2018
Stallings v. State
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 449, 2018
Abbott v. DSCYF & DFS
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 5, 2019
Smith v. First State Animal Center & SPCA, et al.
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 559, 2018
Mirtech, Inc. v. Decco U.S. Post-Harvest, Inc.
Date: June 13, 2019
Docket Number: 627, 2018
Winter v. State
Date: June 12, 2019
Docket Number: 119, 2019
Wright v. State
Date: June 12, 2019
Docket Number: 212, 2019
Torres v. State
Date: June 12, 2019
Docket Number: 608, 2018
Henry v. Cincinnati Insurance Co.  
Date: June 11, 2019
Docket Number: 437, 2018 & 565, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Two cases consolidated for review by the Delaware Supreme Court involved automobile accidents. John Henry and Charles Fritz sustained injuries in accidents while operating employer-owned vehicles during the course of the...

City of Lewes & The Board of Adjustment v. Nepa  
Date: June 10, 2019
Docket Number: 348 & 349, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of Lewes and its Historic Preservation Commission approved Ernest and Deborah Nepa’s plans to renovate a house in the historic district. The Nepas violated the conditions of the approvals by building a two story...

Sandoval v. State
Date: June 10, 2019
Docket Number: 52, 2019
Park v. State
Date: June 10, 2019
Docket Number: 566, 2018
Biggins v. State
Date: June 7, 2019
Docket Number: 187, 2019
Robinson v.Cheadle
Date: June 7, 2019
Docket Number: 64, 2019
Wright v. State
Date: June 6, 2019
Docket Number: 605, 2018
Thomas v. State
Date: June 5, 2019
Docket Number: 282, 2018
Martin v. National General Assurance Co.
Date: June 5, 2019
Docket Number: 401, 2018
Croll v. Metzger
Date: June 5, 2019
Docket Number: 589, 2018
Tarbutton v. State
Date: June 4, 2019
Docket Number: 190, 2019
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Martin
Date: June 4, 2019
Docket Number: 233, 2019
Terrero v. State
Date: June 4, 2019
Docket Number: 91, 2019
Terrero-Ovalles v. State
Date: June 3, 2019
Docket Number: 91, 2019
DNREC v. Mountaire Farms of Delaware
Date: May 31, 2019
Docket Number: 183, 2019
Greenfield v. DFS Director Miles, et al.  
Date: May 30, 2019
Docket Number: 143, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Tiffany Greenfield appealed after the lawsuit she filed on behalf of minor Ethan Ford, was dismissed. Greenfield alleged that the defendants, who worked for the Delaware Division of Family Services (“DFS”), contributed i...

Moore v. State
Date: May 30, 2019
Docket Number: 313, 2017
Zedler v. Dobson
Date: May 30, 2019
Docket Number: 479, 2018
Baynum v. Delaware  
Date: May 29, 2019
Docket Number: 480, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In late 2013, Steven Baynum broke into his estranged wife’s residence and physically accosted her and her new romantic partner. Approximately one year later, a Superior Court jury found Baynum guilty of first-degree burg...

Johnson v. State
Date: May 28, 2019
Docket Number: 34, 2019
Rothwell v. State
Date: May 28, 2019
Docket Number: 603, 2018
Mungin v. State
Date: May 24, 2019
Docket Number: 162, 2019
Shockley v. Green
Date: May 24, 2019
Docket Number: 179, 2019
Evans v. Ramunno
Date: May 24, 2019
Docket Number: 182, 2019
Simple v. Finkley
Date: May 22, 2019
Docket Number: 514, 2018
Park v. State
Date: May 22, 2019
Docket Number: 566, 2018
Shover v. State
Date: May 21, 2019
Docket Number: 263, 2018
Roberts v. Roberts
Date: May 21, 2019
Docket Number: 389, 2018
Roberts v. Roberts
Date: May 21, 2019
Docket Number: 389, 2019
Young v. State
Date: May 21, 2019
Docket Number: 500, 2018
Thomas v. State
Date: May 20, 2019
Docket Number: 282, 2018
Park v. State
Date: May 20, 2019
Docket Number: 566, 2018
Wilson v. State
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 485, 2018
Lewis v. State
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 495, 2018
In re PLX Technology Inc. Stockholders Litigation
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 571, 2018
Zalmanoff v. Hardy, et al.
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 609, 2018
Bradley v. State
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 616, 2018
Hitchens v. State
Date: May 16, 2019
Docket Number: 95, 2019
Winter v. Dept. of Justice and Dept. of Correction
Date: May 15, 2019
Docket Number: 11, 2019
Beck v. State
Date: May 15, 2019
Docket Number: 157, 2019
Shimel v. Shimel
Date: May 14, 2019
Docket Number: 432, 2018
Sandhill Acres MHC, LC v. Sandhill Acres Home Owners Association  
Date: May 14, 2019
Docket Number: 525, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal centered on a manufactured housing community owner’s attempt to raise the rent for its homeowner–tenants after installing a new water filtration system and commissioning a report on market rents for comparabl...

Anderson v. State
Date: May 14, 2019
Docket Number: 578, 2018
Bacon v. State
Date: May 14, 2019
Docket Number: 587, 2018
Richardson v. State
Date: May 14, 2019
Docket Number: 60, 2019
Morris v. State
Date: May 13, 2019
Docket Number: 394, 2018
Jones v. State
Date: May 13, 2019
Docket Number: 61, 2019
Davis v. State
Date: May 10, 2019
Docket Number: 31, 2019
Grayson v. State
Date: May 10, 2019
Docket Number: 470, 2017
Tingle v. State
Date: May 10, 2019
Docket Number: 542, 2018
Layton v. Layton and Howard
Date: May 10, 2019
Docket Number: 567 & 569, 2018
Stokes v. State
Date: May 9, 2019
Docket Number: 104, 2019
Derick v. DFS
Date: May 9, 2019
Docket Number: 527, 2018
Edwards v. State
Date: May 8, 2019
Docket Number: 167, 2019
Ilan-Harper v. DFS
Date: May 8, 2019
Docket Number: 315, 2018
Kellum v. State
Date: May 8, 2019
Docket Number: 346, 2018
Cuffee v. State
Date: May 6, 2019
Docket Number: 19, 2018
Irwin v. Shelby  
Date: May 6, 2019
Docket Number: 235, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant-father Garrett Irwin appealed a Family Court order granting appellee-mother Jenny Shelby sole custody and primary residential placement of their two children. Father argued: (1) the Family Court abused its disc...

Mumford v. State
Date: May 6, 2019
Docket Number: 89, 2019
White v. Brian Bank Trust
Date: May 3, 2019
Docket Number: 373, 2018
Marsh v. State
Date: May 3, 2019
Docket Number: 468, 2018
Smith v. State
Date: May 2, 2019
Docket Number: 27, 2019
Leaf Invenergy Co. v. Invenergy Renewables LLC  
Date: May 2, 2019
Docket Number: 308, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Invenergy Wind LLC, a wind energy developer, was raising money for a Series B investment round, and Leaf Clean Energy Company (“Leaf Parent”), an investment fund, expressed interest. After extensive negotiations...

Jackson v. Barla, et al.
Date: May 1, 2019
Docket Number: 359, 2018
Horton v. DSCYF
Date: May 1, 2019
Docket Number: 528, 2018
Patton v. State
Date: April 30, 2019
Docket Number: 158, 2018
McDonald v. Paige
Date: April 30, 2019
Docket Number: 458, 2018
Foreman v. State
Date: April 30, 2019
Docket Number: 599, 2018
Adoni Health Institute v. Delaware Board of Nursing
Date: April 29, 2019
Docket Number: 470, 2018
Scott v. State
Date: April 29, 2019
Docket Number: 523, 2018
Lima Delta v. Gulfstream Aerospace
Date: April 26, 2019
Docket Number: 126, 2019
Zebroski v. State
Date: April 25, 2019
Docket Number: 513, 2018
McDougal v. State
Date: April 24, 2019
Docket Number: 350, 2018
IMO Biggins
Date: April 24, 2019
Docket Number: 92, 2019
Keddell v. Keddell
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 152, 2019
Barrall v. State
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 20, 2019
Gladden v. State
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 59, 2019
Lindel-Packer v. DFS & Office of Child Advocate
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 481, 2018
Vagle v. DFS & Office of Child Advocate
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 482, 2018
Stanford v. State
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 143, 2019
Miller v. State
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 241, 2018
Joyner v. State
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 424, 2018
Addison v. State
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 443, 2018
Mumford v. State
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 30, 2019
Matter of JaneTyler,
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 545, 2018
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd. v. Cardona
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 102, 2019
Delaware v. Robinson  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 232, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2015, Jacquez Robinson was indicted for his alleged involvement in separate shootings on November 25 and 26, 2014, which left two people injured and one person dead. The issue his appeal presented for the Delaware Sup...

Moreta v. State
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 304, 2018
Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd., et al. v. Aruba Networks, Inc.  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 368, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Chancery found that the fair value of Aruba Networks, Inc., as defined by 8 Del. C. 262, was $17.13 per share, which was the thirty-day average market price at which its shares traded before the media report...

Randolph v. Delaware Board of Parole, et al.
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 371, 2018
Harris v. State
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 415, 2017
Bosch v. DSCYF/DFS
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 454, 2018
Hughes v. State
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 128, 2019
Delphi Petroleum, Inc. v. Magellan Terminal Holdings, L.P.
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 413, 2018
Zedler v. Dobson
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 479, 2018
Jones v. State
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 82, 2019
Sands v. State
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 106, 2018
George v. State
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 43, 2019
Sampson v. Landon
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 581, 2018
Dignan v. State
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 77, 2019
Wheeler v. State
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 189, 2018
Olenik v. Lodzinski, et al.  
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 392, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Nicholas Olenik, a stockholder of nominal defendant Earthstone Energy, Inc., brought class and derivative claims against defendants, challenging a business combination between Earthstone and Bold Energy III LLC. As alleg...

Adoni Health Institute v. Delaware Board of Nursing
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 470, 2018
Harrington v. DSCYF
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 177, 2017
Matter of King
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 32, 2019
Layton v. Layton
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 377, 2018
Lindsey v. State
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 411, 2018
Verrastro v. Bayhospitalists, LLC  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 233, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this medical negligence case presented for the Delaware Supreme Court’s review centered on the dismissal of claims against two physicians on statute-of-limitations grounds, and whether that dismissal barred the...

Colvin v. State
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 595, 2018
White v. State
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 612, 2018
Olenik v. Lodzinski, et al.  
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 392, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Nicholas Olenik, a stockholder of nominal defendant Earthstone Energy, Inc., brought class and derivative claims against defendants challenging a business combination between Earthstone and Bold Energy III LLC. As allege...

Waldrop v. Bell
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 108, 2019
Paitsel v. State
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 131, 2019
Neal v. Triple H Family Limited Partnership, et al.
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 447, 2018
Shahin v. Sam's East, Inc.
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 448, 2018
Hurd v. Hurd
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 455, 2018
Parker & Trammell v. Claus
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 9, 2019
Roten v. State
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 493, 2018
H.K. Insurance Group, et al. v. New Castle County Superior Court
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 50, 2019
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 115, 2019
Matter of Kostyshyn
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 116, 2019
Berry v. State
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 35, 2019
Rogers v. Morgan, et al.  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 375, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of a 2013, hit-and-run investigation that escalated into an officer-involved shooting. Michael Rogers appealed a superior court order granting summary judgment in favor of Defendants Corporal Matthew...

Marvel v. State
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 55, 2019
Crippen v. State
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 68, 2019
Purnell v. State
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 96, 2019
Wright v. State
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 118, 2019
Lloyd v. Jeffers
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 39, 2019
Voss v. Hammond
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 444, 2018
Campbell v. State
Date: April 1, 2019
Docket Number: 445, 2018
McDougal v. State
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 48, 2019
Geronta Funding v. Brighthouse Life Insurance Co.
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 103, 2019
Mathis v. DSCYF, et al.
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 484, 2018
Watson v. Watson
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 598, 2018
Wallace v. Dickens
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 66, 2019
Carter v. Churchill
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 70, 2019
Hester v. State
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 71, 2019
Rasin v. State
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 541, 2018
Averill v. State
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 243, 2018
Thomas v. State
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 521, 2017
Riley v. State
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 547, 2018
Ramsey v. State
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 475, 2018
Barlow v. State
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 556, 2018
King v. State
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 626, 2018
Valentine v. Delaware  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Based upon an informant’s tip and some “largely unproductive surveillance activity,” two Wilmington police detectives applied for a warrant to search Lamont Valentine’s apartment and automobile for evidence that Valentin...

Caulk v. State
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 398, 2018
Harrison v. Johnston
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 407, 2018
Brown v. State
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 65, 2019
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Phillips
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 121, 2019
Peeta v. Blank
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 159, 2018
Collins v. State
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17, 2019
Pinkston v. Pinkston
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 217, 2018
Matter of Member of the Bar: Vavala, III
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 21, 2019
Lewis v. State
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 469, 2018
Alston v. Maahs, et al.
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 497, 2018
Dickens v. Coupe, et al.
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 219, 2018
Evans v. State
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 56, 2019
Plowden v. Phelps
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 606, 2018
Valentine v. State
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 15, 2018
Gonzalez v. Delaware  
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 416, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (“SNAP”) recipient, Cindy Gonzalez, was found to have defrauded the federal government of $6,159 worth of SNAP benefits by representing that she lived alone and d...

Burrell v. Delaware  
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 302, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Justin Burrell, who was three months shy of his eighteenth birthday at the time the crimes were committed, was convicted by jury of first-degree murder, manslaughter, first-degree robbery, second-degree burglar...

Walsh v. State
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 530, 2018
Collard v. State
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 72, 2019
Sunline Commercial Carriers, Inc. v. Citgo Petroleum Corporation  
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 185, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In early 2013, CITGO Petroleum Corp. Sunline Commercial Carriers, Inc., to ship its product through a Master Agreement, which was to be implemented by another agreement, a Term Agreement. The Master was set to expire on...

Bates v. Caesar Rodney School District, et al.
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 2, 2019
State v. Dillard
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 312, 2018
Murphy v. State
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 568, 2018
Uhde v. State
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 384, 2018
Riley v. State
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 54, 2019
Tatem v. State
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 597, 2018
Downs v. State
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 220, 2018
Silverman v. Silverman  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 188, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, David Silverman (“Husband”) and Michelle Silverman (“Wife”) signed a premarital agreement covering their financial affairs if they divorced or died. They married in 1997 and divorced in 2015. In the post-divorce...

Jackson v. State
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 395, 2018
Baker-Sage v. DFS, et al.
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 419, 2018
Shahin v. City of Dover, et al.
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 51, 2019
Chilian v. BRP Hold OX, LLC, et al.
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 12, 2019
Layton v. Layton
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 378, 2018
Taylor v. State
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 391, 2018
Jacbos v. DFS, et al.
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 420, 2018
Shahin v. Boney
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 425, 2018
Chilian v. BRP Hold OX, LLC, et al.
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 12, 2019
Abbott v. Delaware State Public Integrity Commission
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 155, 2018
Capers v. State
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 229, 2018
Abbott v. Aaronson, et al.
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 344, 2018
Keller-Minus v. Pakston
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 374, 2018
Jacbos v. DFS, et al.
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 379, 2018
Cook v. State
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 499, 2018
Jobes v. State
Date: February 25, 2019
Docket Number: 529, 2018
IDT Corporation, et al. v. JDSI, LLC, et al.
Date: February 22, 2019
Docket Number: 388, 2018
Bleen v. State
Date: February 22, 2019
Docket Number: 584, 2018
Walker v. Delaware  
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 183, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Kevin Walker appealed a Superior Court order finding that he violated the terms of his probation. Walker began probation on May 10, 2017, as a result of a felony driving- under-the-influence conviction. On June...

Evers v. State
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 196, 2018
Shahin v. UPS Store, Inc., et al.
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 406, 2018
Thompson v. Delaware  
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 454, 2017

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Aaron Thompson appealed after a jury found him guilty of two counts of first degree murder, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and first degree conspiracy. The charges aros...

Vick v. Khan, et al.
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 491, 2018
Hajali v. Daller
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 516, 2017
Griffith v. State
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 551, 2018
Digman v. State
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 594, 2018
Lacombe v. State
Date: February 20, 2019
Docket Number: 284, 2018
Cosby v. State
Date: February 20, 2019
Docket Number: 361, 2018
Ryans v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 197, 2018
White v. State
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 210, 2018
Langford v. Langford
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 321, 2018
Ruffin v. State
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 367, 2018
Immanuel Shelter, Inc. v. Bartholomew & Zawislak
Date: February 18, 2019
Docket Number: 224, 2018
Ramunno & Ramunno, P.A. v. Lundy Law, L.L.P.
Date: February 18, 2019
Docket Number: 366, 2018
Young v. Young
Date: February 18, 2019
Docket Number: 37, 2019
Stevenson, et al. v. DE Department of Natural Resources, et al.
Date: February 18, 2019
Docket Number: 380, 2018
Ellis v. Gonzalez, et al.
Date: February 18, 2019
Docket Number: 412, 2018
Mason v. State
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 10, 2019
Pirestani v. Reagan
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 364,2018 & 365,2018
Buhannic v. Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 433, 2018
Woods v. State
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 259, 2018
Evans v. State
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 526, 2018
Salzberg, et al. v. Sciabacucchi
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: 25, 2019
Desmond v. State
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: 573, 2018
Desmond v. Bullock
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: 574, 2018
Hines v. Williams
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: 592, 2018
Thomas v. State
Date: February 12, 2019
Docket Number: 96, 2018
Ayala v. Delaware  
Date: February 11, 2019
Docket Number: 103, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: In July 2015, police officers stopped Javier Ayala for driving a vehicle with a suspended license. During a search of his vehicle and a subsequent search of his home under a previously issued warrant, officers found a .2...

Urquhart v. Delaware  
Date: February 11, 2019
Docket Number: 16, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: A grand jury indicted Everett Urquhart for the armed robbery of a corner grocery store in Wilmington, Delaware. In the five months before trial, three different public defenders represented Urquhart at preliminary court...

McConaughey v. Wolfe
Date: February 11, 2019
Docket Number: 276, 2018
Williams v. State
Date: February 11, 2019
Docket Number: 390, 2018
Planitzer, et al. v. Marbek Revocable Trust, et al.
Date: February 11, 2019
Docket Number: 434, 2018
Laster v. State
Date: February 8, 2019
Docket Number: 236, 2018
Desmond v. State
Date: February 8, 2019
Docket Number: 573, 2018
Desmond v. Bullock
Date: February 8, 2019
Docket Number: 574, 2018
Pumphrey v. State
Date: February 8, 2019
Docket Number: 75, 2018
Crump v. State
Date: February 7, 2019
Docket Number: 290, 2018
Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. v. ABS Capital Partners, Inc., et al.
Date: February 7, 2019
Docket Number: 360, 2018
Cooper v. State
Date: February 7, 2019
Docket Number: 465, 2018
Matter of Stanford
Date: February 7, 2019
Docket Number: 622, 2018
Reybold v. Reybold
Date: February 5, 2019
Docket Number: 246, 2018
Garvin, et al. v. The City of Wilmington
Date: February 5, 2019
Docket Number: 291, 2018
Harris v. State
Date: February 5, 2019
Docket Number: 324, 2018
Duffy v. State
Date: February 5, 2019
Docket Number: 466, 2018
Wong v. Broughton  
Date: February 4, 2019
Docket Number: 133, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff Monica Broughton, in a medical negligence suit she brought in the amount of $3 million. The case was brought by Ms. Broughton individually and as parent and natural guardia...

Bradley v. State
Date: February 4, 2019
Docket Number: 554, 2017
Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC v. Holben
Date: February 1, 2019
Docket Number: 16, 2019
Ortiz v. State
Date: February 1, 2019
Docket Number: 590, 2018
Fitbit, Inc. v. Bright Agyapong, et al.
Date: January 30, 2019
Docket Number: 22, 2019
Sturgis v. State
Date: January 30, 2019
Docket Number: 600, 2018
KT4 Partners LLC v. Palantir Technologies, Inc.  
Date: January 29, 2019
Docket Number: 281, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Stockholder-plaintiff KT4 Partners LLC appealed the Court of Chancery’s post-trial order granting in part and denying in part KT4’s request to inspect various books and records of appellee Palantir Technologies Inc., a p...

Lockett v. State
Date: January 28, 2019
Docket Number: 519, 2018
Perry v. State
Date: January 28, 2019
Docket Number: 552, 2018
Urquhart v. Delaware  
Date: January 24, 2019
Docket Number: 16, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: A grand jury indicted Everett Urquhart for the armed robbery of a corner grocery store in Wilmington, Delaware. Urquhart needed a public defender. In the five months before trial, three different public defenders represe...

Eggleston v. State
Date: January 24, 2019
Docket Number: 260, 2018
Perkins v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 156, 2018
Backus v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 245, 2018
Matter of a Member of the Bar: Hornbeck
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 28, 2019
Adams v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 319, 2018
Windsor v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 442, 2018
Davis v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 540, 2017
Kostyshyn v. State
Date: January 23, 2019
Docket Number: 617, 2018
Biggins v. Phelps, et al.
Date: January 22, 2019
Docket Number: 154, 2018
Wilson v. State
Date: January 22, 2019
Docket Number: 347, 2018
Cunningham v. State
Date: January 18, 2019
Docket Number: 614, 2018
Wyche v. State
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 176, 2018
Bioveris Corporation v. Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC, et al.
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 339, 2018
Tyler v. Department of Finance of Sussex County
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 342, 2018
US Ecology, Inc. , et al. v. Allstate Power Vac, Inc., et al.
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 370, 2018
Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings, Inc., et al. v. Crestview-Oxbow Acquisition, LLC, et al.  
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 536, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Two of Oxbow Carbon LLC’s minority Members, Crestview Partners, L.P. and Load Line Capital LLC, attempted to force a sale of Oxbow over the objection of Oxbow’s majority Members, William Koch and his affiliates (the “Koc...

Jackson v. State
Date: January 17, 2019
Docket Number: 582, 2018
Thomas v. State
Date: January 15, 2019
Docket Number: 421, 2018
Pernot v. State
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 105, 2018
Parker v. Delaware  
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 126, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Justin Parker appealed his conviction and sentence for theft of a motor vehicle, felony theft, and two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. All of the charges against Parker stem...

People First Insurance, Inc., et al. v. Doherty & Associates, Inc.
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 186, 2018
Branson v. Branson
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 280, 2018
Mills v. Delaware  
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 303, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Rydell Mills appealed his convictions and sentence for various offenses, including cocaine and heroin drug dealing and two counts of resisting arrest with force or violence. These convictions arose from a singl...

Gemini Real Estate Advisors, LLC v. Obeid
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 320, 2018
Wenzke v. Metzger, et al.
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 333, 2018
Burchfield v. State
Date: January 14, 2019
Docket Number: 400, 2018
Gordon v. Metzger
Date: January 10, 2019
Docket Number: 426, 2018
Rogers v. Morgan
Date: January 10, 2019
Docket Number: 604, 2018
Walker v. State
Date: January 9, 2019
Docket Number: 487, 2018
Potter v. City of Wilmington, et al.
Date: January 7, 2019
Docket Number: 265, 2018
Shultz v. Satchel
Date: January 7, 2019
Docket Number: 279, 2018
Union Pacific Corp. v. Clean Harbors, Inc.
Date: January 7, 2019
Docket Number: 35, 2018
Worley v. State
Date: January 7, 2019
Docket Number: 393, 2018
Phlipot v. State
Date: January 7, 2019
Docket Number: 478, 2018
Reyes-Hernandez v. State
Date: January 3, 2019
Docket Number: 329, 2018
Davis v. State
Date: January 3, 2019
Docket Number: 409, 2018
Gould v. State
Date: January 3, 2019
Docket Number: 457, 2018
Prunckun v. Delaware Dept. of Health & Social Services  
Date: January 3, 2019
Docket Number: 93, 2018 & 94, 2018

Justia Opinion Summary: Ashlee Oldham and Robert Prunckun (collectively, “Recipients”) were the only two Delaware Medicaid recipients housed at Judge Rotenberg Center (“JRC”), a facility in Massachusetts and the only facility in the United Stat...

The opinions published on Justia State Caselaw are sourced from individual state court sites. These court opinions may not be the official published versions, and you should check your local court rules before citing to them. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site, or the information linked to on the state site.