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superior court Opinions and Orders 159 Opinions

Parties/Caption Date File Number Court Type Judicial Officer Description
Cook, Jr., et al. v. J and V Trucking Company, Inc., et al. 04/07/2021 N17C-03-208 JRJ Superior Court Civil Jurden
P.J.
Opinion. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART.
CRE Niagara Holdings, LLC, et al. v. Resorts Group, Inc. 04/07/2021 N20C-05-157 PRW CCLD Superior Court Civil Wallace
J.
Memorandum Opinion and Order. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - DENIED.
State v. Crippen 04/07/2021 1509015531 Superior Court Criminal Clark
J.
Order. Commissioner’s Report and Recommendation - ADOPTED. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED.
State v. Keis 04/07/2021 1703000040 Superior Court Criminal Clark
J.
Order. Commissioner’s Report and Recommendation - ADOPTED. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED.
Coster v. Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board 04/06/2021 N20A-02-004 CEB Superior Court Civil Butler
R.J.
Order. Appeal from Decision of Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board - AFFIRMED.
Highland Pipeline Leasing, LLC, et al. v. Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P. 04/06/2021 N20C-08-275 EMD CCLD Superior Court Civil Davis
J.
Opinion. Defendant's Motion to Stay - GRANTED.
Shaw v. State 04/06/2021 N19C-07-199 CLS Superior Court Civil Scott
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment - DENIED.
Carney v. B & B Service Co., et al. 04/05/2021 N19C-06-194 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment - DENIED. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - DENIED. Defendants' Motion in Limine - DENIED.
Leonard v. New Castle County, et al. 04/05/2021 N20A-07-004 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Upon Writ of Certiorari from the New Castle County Board of License, Inspection and Review - AFFIRMED.
Pope, et al. v. AstraZeneca AB, et al. 04/05/2021 N20C-06-116 Superior Court Civil Rennie
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendants' Motion to Dismiss - GRANTED.
State v. Morales 04/01/2021 1801012249 Superior Court Criminal Scott
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Post Conviction Relief - DENIED. Counsel's Motion to Withdraw as Counsel - GRANTED.
Bristor v. Dover Downs 03/31/2021 K19A-07-001 WLW Superior Court Civil Witham
R.J.
Order. Appellant’s Application for Attorney’s Fees – DEFERRED.
Davalos v. Allan Industries, Inc. 03/31/2021 N19A-10-006 CEB Superior Court Civil Butler
R.J.
Order. Claimant’s Appeal of the Decision of the Industrial Accident Board – AFFIRMED.
Ferrari v. Helsman Management Services, LLC 03/31/2021 N17C-04-270 MMJ Superior Court Civil Johnston
J.
Order on Issues Relating to Case Management Order.
Sliney v. New Castle County, et al. 03/31/2021 N19C-05-061 FWW Superior Court Civil Wharton
J.
Opinion and Order. Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint – GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint – DENIED.
State v. Anderson 03/31/2021 K20A-09-002 JJC Superior Court Civil Clark
J.
Order. Appellant’s Appeal from the Industrial Accident Board - AFFIRMED.
State v. Kostyshyn 03/31/2021 1805013096 Superior Court Criminal Salomone
C.
Commissioner's Report and Recommendation. Defendant’s Motion for Reargument SHOULD BE DENIED.
State v. Rodriguez 03/30/2021 1811005093 Superior Court Criminal Scott
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Speedy Trial - DENIED. Defendant's Motion to Reduce Bail - DENIED.
Alside Supply Center v. Bottomley 03/29/2021 N20A-07-002 JRJ Superior Court Civil Jurden
P.J.
Memorandum Opinion. Appellant's Appeal from Decision and Order of the Industrial Accident Board - AFFIRMED.
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. v. Recleim LLC 03/29/2021 N18C-08-272 EMD Superior Court Civil Davis
J.
Opinion. Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss – DENIED.
State v. Baynard 03/29/2021 1710004763 Superior Court Criminal Jurden
P.J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief - SUMMARILY DISMISSED.
State v. King 03/29/2021 1912024006 Superior Court Criminal LeGrow
J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion for Bill of Particulars - DENIED.
Tower Ipco Company Limited v. Ecointeriors Corp. 03/29/2021 N20C-10-133 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Complaint – DENIED.
Unbound Partners Limited Partnership v. Invoy Holdings Inc. 03/29/2021 N20C-09-302 PRW CCLD Superior Court Civil Wallace
J.
Opinion and Order (Corrected). Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment, or in the Alternative, Motion for Default Judgment - DENIED. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - DENIED.
Altenbaugh, et al. v. Benchmark Builders, Inc., et al. 03/26/2021 N19C-11-046 WLW Superior Court Civil Witham
R.J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - GRANTED.

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