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superior court Opinions and Orders 47 Opinions

Parties/Caption Date File Number Court Type Judicial Officer Description
Delaware Solid Waste Authority v. Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control 01/22/2020 K19A-05-003 WLW Superior Court Civil Witham
R.J.
Order. Appeal from the Decision of the Environmental Appeal Board - AFFIRMED.
Doe, et al. v. Bicking, et al. 01/22/2020 S14C-05-026 CAK Superior Court Civil Karsnitz
J.
Memorandum Opinion and Order. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - GRANTED. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Negligent Hiring and Supervision) - DENIED. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Respondeat Superior) - DENIED.
Hanna, et al. v. Baier 01/22/2020 S12J-03-058 RFS Superior Court Civil Stokes
R.J.
Order. Defendant’s Motion to Transfer Venue to the Court of Chancery – GRANTED.
State v. Stevens 01/22/2020 1809014012 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Plaintiff's Letter Request to Dismiss the Indictment - DISMISSED.
Ferrellgas Partners L.P., et al. v. Zurich American Insurance Company, et al. 01/21/2020 N19C-05-275 MMJ CCLD Superior Court Civil Johnston
J.
Opinion. Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment - GRANTED (Count II), DENIED (Count I). Defendants' Motions for Summary Judgment - GRANTED (1), DENIED (1).
Lawrence, et al. v. Surgical Associates, P.A., et al. 01/21/2020 N17C-11-183 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Order. Plaintiffs' Omnibus Motion in Limine - GRANTED IN PART.
Quarum v. Mitchell International, Inc. 01/21/2020 N19C-03-087 AML CCLD Superior Court Civil LeGrow
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Count I of Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint - GRANTED IN PART, DENIED IN PART.
State v. Stevens 01/17/2020 1809014012 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Plaintiff's Motion for Reargument - DENIED.
Burke v. Child, Inc. 01/16/2020 N18C-01-328 MMJ Superior Court Civil Johnston
J.
Order. Plaintiff's Motion for Continuance and Reconsideration - DENIED.
State v. Burton 01/16/2020 1802017445 Superior Court Criminal Stokes
R.J.
Letter Opinion and Order. Defendant's First Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED.
Henlopen Hotel, Inc. v. United National Insurance Company 01/15/2020 N18C-09-212 PRW Superior Court Civil Wallace
J.
Order. Plaintiff's Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony - DENIED. Plaintiff's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment - DENIED. Defendant's Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony - DENIED. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment - GRANTED IN PART, DENIED IN PART.
State v. Kapp 01/15/2020 1901000746 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Modification of Sentence - GRANTED, in part, and DENIED, in part.
State v. Miles 01/15/2020 1808016273 & 1808016234 Superior Court Criminal Mayer
C.
Report and Recommendation. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief - SHOULD BE DENIED.
DeShields v. Bolton, Jr., et al. 01/14/2020 N18C-07-011 CEB Superior Court Civil Butler
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - GRANTED. Plaintiff's Motion for Alternative Service - GRANTED.
Finlator, et al. v. Robinson, et al. 01/14/2020 S18C-04-002 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Order. Parties' Motion for Stay of Litigation - Denied in part; Granted in part.
McAfee v. IKO Productions, Inc., et al. 01/14/2020 N19A-07-007 ALR Superior Court Civil Rocanelli
J.
Order. Appeal from Decision of Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board - AFFIRMED.
State v. Lucas 01/14/2020 9605020926 9604013921 Superior Court Criminal Rennie
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Modification and Reduction of Sentence - DENIED.
State v. Scott 01/14/2020 1906004690 Superior Court Criminal Primos
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion to Suppress - GRANTED.
State v. Carr 01/13/2020 82002234DI Superior Court Criminal Johnston
J.
Order. Commissioner’s Report and Recommendation - ADOPTED. Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief - SUMMARILY DISMISSED.
State v. Kent 01/13/2020 1805011552 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Modification of Sentence - DENIED.
State v. Piatt, Jr. 01/13/2020 1709013589, 1709013834, 1709013763, & 1708022756 Superior Court Criminal Medinilla
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Modification of Sentence - DENIED.
State v. Wright 01/13/2020 1607007843 Superior Court Criminal Scott
J.
Order. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief - DENIED. Counsel's Motion to Withdraw - GRANTED.
Baldwin v. New Castle County 01/12/2020 N19C-03-037 MMJ Superior Court Civil Johnston
J.
Opinion. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss - GRANTED.
DeSantis v. Gardiner 01/10/2020 N18C-01-304 WCC Superior Court Civil Carpenter
J.
Memorandum Opinion. Defendant's Motion for New Trial - DENIED. Defendant's Motion for Remittitur and/or New Trial - DENIED. Defendant's Motion to Stay Judgment - DENIED. Plaintiff's Motion for Prejudgment Costs & Expert Fees - GRANTED IN PART, DENIED IN PART.
State v. Dixon 01/10/2020 1703012024, 1703012026, 1703012045, 0703012089, et al. Superior Court Criminal Parker
C.
Report and Recommendation. Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief - SHOULD BE DENIED.

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