Recent News

Superior Court Denies Mistrial for Man Convicted of DUI

By Tom McParland |

A man convicted of driving under the influence was denied a new trial after the Superior Court last month determined a witness' statement regarding his prior DUI conviction did not sufficiently prejudice the jury that ruled against him.

Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim at Reforming Civil Forfeitures

By Tom McParland |

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pushing a bill that would reform Delaware's civil asset forfeiture laws and require a criminal conviction before police can sell the seized property.

Elliott Greenleaf Attorney Made NACD Governance Fellow

Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena of Elliott Greenleaf became a governance fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Bayard Lawyer Speaks At ABA IP Conference

Bayard P.A. attorney Stephen B. Brauerman moderated a panel titled "Recent Developments in Hatch-Waxman Litigation: A Discussion of Key ANDA Decisions and What to Expect From the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court" at the American Bar Association's 31st annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.

DSBA Presents Future Lawyers With Alford Award Scholarship

The multicultural judges and lawyers section of the Delaware State Bar Association was set to hold its annual Judge Haile L. Alford Memorial Breakfast on Monday.

Former Partner Sues Novak Druce Over Unpaid Wages

By Tom McParland |

A former partner at Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg is suing his old law firm over $17,700 in unpaid wages he said he was owed after resigning in 2015.

Supreme Court Affirms Dismissal of AstraZeneca Class Action

By Tom McParland |

The Delaware Supreme Court last week upheld the dismissal of a 12-year-old class action accusing AstraZeneca of consumer fraud, saying the group of third-party payor health insurers could not claim injury under applicable state laws.

Bills Aim to Address Pay Equity, Gender Bias in Workforce

By Tom McParland |

State legislators were set to introduce a trio of bills this week aimed at bolstering employment and nondiscrimination protections for women, including a measure that would prevent employers from requiring that workers not disclose their earnings.

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Trusts and Estates Lawyer Joins Wilmington Firm

Miguel D. Pena joined The Law Office of Denise D. Nordheimer in Wilmington.

Young Conaway to Host Annual Employment Law Seminar

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor is set to host its annual Employment Law Seminar on April 27.

Morris James Partner to Speak at Real Estate Seminar

Morris James partner A. Kimberly Hoffman is set to speak at the symposium titled "'Place-Making' and Re-imagining the City of Wilmington, A New Vision for Economic and Social Value through Real Estate Innovation."

Claims Against Bath Salts Maker Given a Green Light by Judge

By Tom McParland |

The Delaware Superior Court has allowed a police officer's widow to pursue civil conspiracy and implied warranty claims against a company that manufactured and sold the bath salts a man ingested before stabbing the officer to death.