Delaware Personal Injury Case Law

Please find, below, selected case laws decided by Supreme Court of Delaware or Court of Appeals of Delaware where the terms personal injury or related terms have been mentioned. These cases are not necessarily personal injury and may include cases where the facts or court decision merely mentions personal injury related legal terms. You are not to rely on these cases as legal advice nor should you rely on them for accuracy. Please see Terms of Service.

Page  1 2

Fleming v. Jackson - 11/23/2005
Submitted: November 10, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND and BERGER, Justices. ORDER This 23rd day of November 2005, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court as follows: ...

Whittaker v. Houston - 11/22/2005
Submitted: September 7, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, BERGER and RIDGELY, Justices. Upon an appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. This is an appeal from a judgment of the Superior Court awarding damages in a...

Harleysville Insurance Co. v. Church Insurance Co. - 11/16/2005
Submitted: October 26, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, and BERGER, Justices. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. A personal injury plaintiff, Charles Brown, was injured when a fire escape ladder...

Sanchez v. American Independent Insurance Co. - 10/17/2005
Submitted: September 7, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, BERGER, and JACOBS, Justices. ORDER This 17th day of October, 2005, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court as follows: ...

Princeton Insurance Co. v. Vergano - 10/11/2005
Date Submitted: September 13, 2005 Defendant Susan Vergano was operated on by plaintiff Dr. Norman R. Robinson, who recommended a lymph node resection surgery. During that surgery, Dr. Robinson severed Vergano's right spinal...

Morton v. Nails - 9/13/2005
Submitted: August 11, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND and BERGER, Justices. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. In this appeal, we consider whether the so-called "time of discovery"...

Joyner v. Kmart Corp. - 9/7/2005
Submitted: July 15, 2005 Before HOLLAND, BERGER and JACOBS, Justices ORDER This 7th day of September 2005, upon consideration of the appellant's opening brief and the appellee's motion to affirm pursuant to Supreme...

First State Staffing Plus - 9/6/2005
Submitted: May 13, 2005 Before the Court is plaintiff First State Staffing Plus Inc.'s ("First State") action for specific performance of a canceled workers' compensation insurance contract. First State procured the insurance...

Ingato v. Wilmington College - 8/22/2005
Submitted: July 27, 2005 Before BERGER, JACOBS, and RIDGELY, Justices. ORDER This 22nd day of August, 2005, on consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: 1) John M. Ingato appeals...

Mitchell v. Haldar - 8/22/2005
Submitted: July 20, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, JACOBS, RIDGELY, Justices and LAMB, Vice Chancellor, constituting the Court en Banc. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. This is an appeal by...

Graves v. CMC - 8/16/2005
Submitted: July 20, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, BERGER and JACOBS, Justices. ORDER This 16th day of August 2005, on consideration of the parties' briefs, it appears to the Court that: 1. Joshua Graves...

In re Walt Disney Co. Consolidated Derivative Litigation - 8/9/2005
OPINION AND ORDER Date Submitted: April 28, 2005 INTRODUCTION This is the Court's decision after trial in this long running dispute over an executive compensation and severance package. The stockholder plaintiffs have...

Onusko v. Kerr - 8/1/2005
Submitted: June 22, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the Court en banc. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. This is a personal injury...

Dunlap v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. - 7/5/2005
Submitted: December 10, 2004 Corrected: July 13, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS, and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the court en banc. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED IN...

Mason v. Network of Wilmington - 7/1/2005
Plaintiff Rebecca L. Mason ("Mason") successfully pursued an employment discrimination claim against Network Personnel, Inc. ("Personnel"), a Delaware corporation owned solely by Defendant Barry Schlecker ("Schlecker"). Mason has...

Sammarco v. USAA Casualty Insurance Co. - 6/30/2005
Submitted: April 27, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the Court en Banc. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. This is an appeal from...

Watson v. Fastrack Construction Inc. - 6/6/2005
Jacqueline Watson appeals two decisions of the Industrial Accident Board involving two separate claims of injuries one involving her knee and the other her back. The Board granted the petition of her employer Fastrack Construction to...

Bell Atlantic-Delaware - 5/17/2005
Submitted: January 19, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, JACOBS, and RIDGELY, Justices. Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. Bell Atlantic-Delaware Inc., now Verizon-Delaware Inc.,...

Valentine v. Mark - 5/10/2005
Submitted: March 30, 2005 Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND and BERGER, Justices. ORDER This 10th day of May, on consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: 1) In this medical...

Murphy v. United Services Auto Assn. - 5/10/2005
Date Argued: April 28, 2005 ORDER Upon careful review of the filings in the above captioned matter, Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Lacking of Standing is granted, and Certain Defendants' motion to Dismiss is granted as...

Brandt v. Rokeby Realty Co. - 5/9/2005
On Defendants' Motions to Exclude the Expert Testimony of J. Frank Peter and Carl Borsari. Granted as to J. Frank Peter. Denied in part as to Carl Borsari. STATEMENT OF THE CASE In this Personal Injury Action,...

Anderson v. Airco - 5/3/2005
Date Submitted: March 1, 2005 ORDER UPON PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO AMEND THE COMPLAINT GRANTED IN PART 1. Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend the Complaint to Add Wrongful Death requested amendment of the complaint to include...

Frontier Oil Corp. v. Holly Corp. - 4/29/2005
Date Submitted: May 4, 2004 Plaintiff and Counterclaim Defendant Frontier Oil Corporation ("Frontier") and Defendant and Counterclaim Plaintiff Holly Corporation ("Holly") on March 30, 2003, agreed to merge. On August 19, 2003,...

Delhaize America - 4/29/2005
Date Submitted: January 3, 2005 Dear Counsel This is my decision on Delhaize America, Inc.'s, doing business as Food Lion ("Food Lion"), appeal of the Industrial Accident Board's ("Board") approval of Karen King's ("King")...

Tlapechco v. Handler Corp. - 4/29/2005
Defendant Agustin Guzman, Individually and D/B/A Guzman Builders' Motion for Summary Judgment GRANTED Defendant Leroy Fisher's, Individually and D/B/A/ Leroy Fisher General Contractor, Motion for Summary Judgment...

Robinson v. Elder - 4/26/2005
DECISIONS ON MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND UPON REVIEW OF COMPLAINT DATE SUBMITTED: April 18, 2005 Plaintiff Charles M. Robinson ("plaintiff") has filed a complaint seeking damages for alleged constitutional...

Karman v. Board of Adjustment of Sussex County - 4/26/2005
Date Submitted: April 15, 2005 Dear Counsel This is my decision regarding Robin A. Karman's Motion to Re-Open. For the reasons set forth herein, the Motion is denied. STATEMENT OF THE CASE In November and...

Eby v. Thompson - 4/20/2005
Date Submitted: February 21, 2005 Dear Counsel This is the Court's decision regarding Rental Equipment Center's request to apply Maryland law to the Plaintiffs' claims. For the following reasons, the motion is DENIED. ...

Rodriguez v. Farm Family Casualty Insurance Co. - 4/19/2005
Heard: January 14, 2005 ORDER Upon Defendant Ron Jackson and Gina Bell's Motion to Dismiss. Granted. Upon consideration of Defendants' motion to dismiss and the record before this Court, it appears to the Court: ...

Ruff v. Roman - 4/18/2005
Date Submitted: March 18, 2005 Dear Counsel This is the Court's decision as to Defendant Endre Roman's Motion for Summary Judgment. For the following reasons, the motion is DENIED. On June 13, 2002, Defendant Endre...

CAPROC Manager - 4/18/2005
This case stems from a dispute between shareholders of the Delaware limited liability company CAPROC LLC ("CAPROC"). CAPROC is a real estate operating company formed to own, acquire, develop, operate, lease and manage real estate and...

Rocha v. Keka Construction - 3/31/2005
Date Submitted: December 27, 2004 Dear Counsel This is my decision on Osney Rocha's appeal of the Industrial Accident Board's decision that he was an independent subcontractor and, as such, not entitled to workmen's...

Moore v. SOM - 3/31/2005
Submitted: February 14, 2005 On Defendant's Motion Pursuant to Rule 50(b) For Judgment as a Matter of Law or In The Alternative For a New Trial Pursuant to Rule 59. DENIED. On Plaintiff's Motion for Costs. GRANTED IN PART. ...

Atamian v. Bahar - 3/30/2005
I. Facts and Contention of the Parties Dr. Atamian ("the plaintiff") filed a complaint against Dr. Arezoo A. Bahar (" Dr. Bahar"), Collins Dental Association (" Collins Dental"), and P&R Dental Laboratory, Inc. ("P &...

DCV Holdings - 3/24/2005
Submitted: August 5, 2004 Decision Following Bench Trial. Judgment For Defendants. BACKGROUND Defendants Du Pont and ConAgra set up a series of limited partnerships under a corporate general partner, DCV, Inc.,...

Ferguson v. Vakili - 3/16/2005
Submitted: February 25, 2005 ORDER Upon Plaintiffs' Motion for Reargument Pursuant to Rule 59 DENIED. 1. By opinion dated February 10, 2005, the Court granted the Motion for Summary Judgment on Behalf of Karroll L....

Eby v. Thompson - 3/2/2005
Date Submitted: February 8, 2005 Dear Counsel Following the release of my decision of February 3, 2005, the Plaintiffs filed a timely Motion for Reargument which was granted and heard on February 22, 2005. The Court...

Selby v. Old Guard Insurance Co. - 2/28/2005
Submitted: November 12, 2004 ORDER Upon Plaintiff Marvin Selby's Motion for Summary Judgment. DENIED. This 28th day of February, 2005, after consideration of Appellant's Motion for Summary Judgment, it appears that: ...

Ralyea v. KF Environmental Tech - 2/28/2005
Edward Ralyea ("the claimant") appeals a decision of the Industrial Accident Board ("the Board"), which held that he was not entitled to recover from his employer, KF Environmental Tech, ("the employer") for certain medical bills and...

Fagan v. Beaston - 2/25/2005
Submitted: November 11, 2004 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER Upon Defendant's Motion to Dismiss -- DENIED The question in this personal injury case is whether Plaintiffs made service under Delaware's "long arm" statute....

Ramsey v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Co. - 2/23/2005
Submitted: January 12, 2005 ORDER This 23rd day of February, 2005, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: 1) Cynthia A. Ramsey appeals from a Superior Court decision holding...

Tue v. Delaware State Police - 2/23/2005
Submitted: January 7, 2005 ORDER This 23rd day of February 2005, upon consideration of the parties' briefs and the record below, it appears to the Court that: (1) Appellant Jonathan Tue filed this appeal from a...

Beck v. Atlantic Coast PLC - 2/11/2005
Date Submitted: December 8, 2004 I regret having to write this opinion. But the plaintiffs' lawyers have given me no choice, having failed to acknowledge their own responsibility for wasting the time of this court and of a...

Ferguson v. Vakili - 2/10/2005
Upon Motion for Summary Judgment on Behalf of Karroll L. Payne, M.D. and Christiana Care Health Services, Inc., F/K/A The Medical Center of Delaware, Inc. Submitted: January 24, 2005 This case arises out of surgery...

Murphy v. Bayhealth - 2/4/2005
Submitted: November 16, 2004 ORDER Upon Defendants' Bayhealth, Inc., Robert T. Chrzanowski, M.D. and Emergency Physicians, LLP Motion for Summary Judgment. Denied. Upon Plaintiffs' Motion to Amend Complaint. Granted. ...

Eby v. Thompson - 2/3/2005
Date Submitted: January 27, 2005 Dear Counsel This is the Court's decision regarding Norfolk Southern Corporation's Motion for Summary Judgment as to the punitive damages claim by Plaintiffs, Jeanette and Deborah Eby,...

Lagola v. Thomas - 1/31/2005
Submitted: October 6, 2004 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED AND REMANDED. Appellant, Regina Lagola, seeks reversal of a judgment of the Superior Court awarding damages of one million dollars in a personal...

Regis Insurance Co. v. Graves - 1/28/2005
Regis Insurance Company ("Regis") moves for Summary Judgment in this Declaratory Judgment action. It seeks an order adjudging that it has no duty to defend or indemnify its insured, CMC, Inc. t/a Froggy's Bar & Grille...

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. v. Mobil Yanbu Petrochemical Co. - 1/14/2005
Submitted: June 1, 2004 Upon appeal from Superior Court. AFFIRMED. Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ("SABIC"), the counterclaim defendant below, appeals from a $416.8 million Superior Court judgment entered against SABIC...

Lang v. Morant - 1/13/2005
Submitted: December 15, 2004 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. VACATED and REMANDED. In this automobile personal-injury action, Danielle Lang, a defendant below, appeals from an order of a Superior Court judge that set...

Allstate Insurance v. Salem - 1/10/2005
Date Submitted: November 24, 2004 Dear Counsel On December 5, 2001, Abraham Sanchez-Caza (hereinafter "Abraham") sustained personal injuries in a tragic automobile accident. The same accident claimed the life of his mother,...

Gadow v. Parker - 1/5/2005
Submitted: November 10, 2004 Upon appeal from Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. The defendants-below, who are the Department of Health and Social Services of the State of Delaware ("DHSS") and Diane Gadow ("Gadow"),...

State v. Thompson - 12/2/2004
Submitted: October 29, 2004 ORDER This 2nd day of December, 2004, on consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: (1) This is an appeal by the State of Delaware from a decision of the...

Dunn v. Riley - 12/1/2004
Submitted: October 13, 2004 Upon appeal from Superior Court. AFFIRMED. The plaintiff below, Karen Dunn, appeals from the denial by an order of the Superior Court of her motion for a new trial after a jury rendered a verdict...

In re Oracle Corp. Derivative Litigation - 11/24/2004
Date Submitted: September 3, 2004 Date Revised: December 2, 2004 This derivative action involves a claim that two of the top officers at Oracle Corporation breached their fiduciary duty of loyalty to the company by...

Plummer v. Sherman - 11/16/2004
Submitted: October 13, 2004 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED AND REMANDED In this personal injury action, Appellant, Donnette F. Plummer, individually and as a parent of Quincy and Loxlie Plummer, appeals a...

Hackman v. Christiana Care Health Services - 11/15/2004
Submitted: September 8, 2004 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. In this appeal, we consider whether the Superior Court erred in excluding expert testimony in a medical malpractice case. Appellant's expert was...

Old Guard Insurance Co. v. Jimmy's Grille - 9/21/2004
Submitted: July 21, 2004 ORDER This 21st day of September, 2004, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties and their presentations at oral argument, it appears to the Court that: 1. Old Guard appeals from an...

Westfield Insurance Group v. J.P.'S Wharf - 9/17/2004
Submitted: July 14, 2004 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED. In this appeal, we consider whether a commercial insurance policy covers amounts paid by a restaurant for racial discrimination. The policy defines...

Hopkins v. Steel - 9/13/2004
Submitted: June 24, 2004 ORDER This 13th day of September 2004, upon consideration of the appellant's opening brief, the appellees' motion to affirm, and the record below+, it appears to the Court that: (1) The...

Twin City Fire Insurance Co. v. Delaware Racing Association - 12/29/2003
Submitted: November 18, 2003 Upon appeal from Superior Court. AFFIRMED. Twin City Fire Insurance Company ("Twin City") appeals from an order of the Superior Court granting summary judgment in favor of Twin City's insureds,...

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Daprato - 12/17/2003
Submitted: November 4, 2003 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. In this case of first impression we are asked to decide whether a "household" exclusion found in a personal liability umbrella policy...

Pauley v. Reinoehl - 12/17/2003
(Consolidated) Submitted: June 16, 2003 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. In this appeal from a grant of summary judgment in a personal injury case arising from an auto accident involving a Delaware State...

[T] Adams v. Luciani - 12/2/2003
Submitted: October 27, 2003 ORDER This 2nd day of December 2003, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court as follows: 1. Plaintiff-Appellee Connie Luciani's physician diagnosed her as...

Smith v. Garneski - 11/17/2003
Submitted: September 11, 2003 ORDER This 17th day of November, 2003, on consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: 1) Alissa M. Smith appeals from an adverse judgment in a personal...

In re Asbestos Litigation - 9/15/2003
Submitted: June 16, 2003 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. In this appeal, we hold that plaintiffs who were allegedly injured by asbestos exposure have adduced sufficient evidence to permit a jury...

Ward v. Shoney's Inc. - 3/5/2003
Submitted: December 3, 2002 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. This is an appeal from the entry of summary judgment for defendant in a personal injury case. Plaintiff tripped and fell while "cutting...

Froio v. DuPont Hospital for Children - 2/21/2003
Submitted: November 26, 2002 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. REVERSED and REMANDED. In this appeal we consider whether the Superior Court erred in granting summary judgment to appellee in a medical malpractice case....

Warrington v. State - 2/13/2003
Submitted: November 26, 2002 Upon appeal from the Superior Court. AFFIRMED. At issue in this criminal appeal is the scope of the self-defense within a dwelling defense. Defendants below argue for reversal of their first...

Proctor v. Ranger Insurance Co. - 12/27/2002
Submitted: November 14, 2002 ORDER This 27th day of December 2002, it appears that: (1) In September 2000, the appellant, Ronald E. Proctor, Jr., brought a personal injury action in the Superior Court. On November 2,...

Schneider v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. - 12/26/2002
Submitted: December 10, 2002 ORDER This 26th day of December 2002, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court as follows: (1) The appellants, Thomas and Linda Schneider ("Schneider"),...

Sullivan v. Sanderson - 12/26/2002
Submitted: November 13, 2002 ORDER This 26th day of December 2002, upon consideration of the briefs of the parties, it appears to the Court that: (1) In August 1996 Bernadette Sullivan, Plaintiff, and Katherine...

[T] State Department of Transportation v. Baxter - 11/27/2002
Submitted: October 11, 2002 ORDER This 27th day of November 2002, it appears to the Court that: (1) The defendant-appellant, State of Delaware Department of Transportation, has petitioned this Court, pursuant to...

State Department of Transportation v. Baxter - 11/27/2002
Submitted: October 28, 2002 ORDER This 27th day of November 2002, it appears to the Court that: (1) The defendant-appellant, State of Delaware Department of Transportation, filed an appeal from the Superior Court's...

Corbitt v. Tatagari - 8/16/2002
Submitted: June 4, 2002 AFFIRMED. In this appeal from the Superior Court, we consider the correctness of jury instructions given in a medical malpractice action. The plaintiff below alleged that both his family physician...

Page  1 2
 
Personal Injury Lawyers CLICK HERE
Select Personal Injury Attorneys by State
Personal Injury Lawyers Brain Injuries Spinal Cord Injuries
Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Back Injuries Ruptured & Herniated Disks
Bulging Disk Neck Injuries Dog Bites
Toxic Mold Product Liability Fire Accidents
Trucking Accidents Boating Accidents Car Accidents
Plane Crashes Medical Malpractice Motorcycle Accidents
Wrongful Death Personal Injury Lawsuits Testimonial
 RSS Feeds  |  Articles  |  Jobs  |  Leads
SiteMap | Attorney Registration | PI Case Laws
| Personal Injury Lawyers Directory | Success Stories | Press Releases
Copyright © 2005. “National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (NAPIL)”. All rights reserved.
By using the system, you agree to TERMS OF SERVICE

...