Category: Legal Services

(AP) — A Delaware judge has approved the sale of TransPerfect Global, a translation services company he ordered to be sold because of “complete dysfunction” and hopeless deadlock over its management between its feuding co-founders and sole directors. The judge on Thursday approved the acquisition of the company by co-founder Philip Shawe, who agreed to…

(AP) — With its foothold in fantasy sports, DraftKings couldn’t bear to sit out another Super Bowl. So the company branched off from the full-slate, roster-drafting contests that made it a leader in daily fantasy competition and created a single-game contest that will allow its customers to partake in this year’s NFL title game. By…

Following a string of scandals involving limited liability corporations registered in Delaware, state lawmakers are considering a bill that seeks to improve the culture of transparency  without setting down hard and fast rules. The Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act would give LLCs the option to adopt better transparency standards. The Department…

(AP) — A federal judge has ordered a Delaware-based medical imaging firm to pay $16.2 million for submitting false claims for Medicare reimbursement. The judge on Monday entered a default judgment against Orthopaedic and Neuro Imaging LLC and its owner, Richard Pfarr of Lewes. Pfarr is liable for $6.1 million of the total. Prosecutors requested…

The Silicon Valley-based tech company Lex Machina is expanding its award-winning legal analytics software to the Delaware Court of Chancery. The Legal Analytics platform will provide data-driven insights and trends based on more than 6,000 cases filed since October 26, 2012. The filings include constitutional provisions, statutes and case law. Lex Machina markets its platform…

(AP) — Delaware is suing drug manufacturers, distributors and drugstores over the opioid crisis. The News Journal of Wilmington reported Friday that the state’s lawsuit blames manufacturing companies for misleading doctors and consumers. The suit claims the companies said the drugs were not powerfully addictive or dangerous. The lawsuit claims that omission, combined with the…

The Wilmington law firm Grant & Eisenhofer announced this week the launch an in intellectual property practice. The team will be led by Delaware-based IP trial lawyer and chemist Eric Evain. Grant & Eisenhofer says the move reflects the latest expansion of the firm outside of its historic focus on representing investors in shareholder actions…

WILMINGTON – Delaware announced today its intent to send four Notice of Intent to Sue letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding air pollution that comes into Delaware from other states. The NOI letters, as required by the federal Clean Air Act, inform the EPA that the Delaware Department of Justice – acting on…

(AP) — The widow of a lawyer for whom Delaware’s largest courthouse is named is seeking court permission to sell several properties he owned to help pay off estate debts totaling more than $500,000. Court filings indicate that Andrea Williams wants to sell the Wilmington law office property of the late Leonard L. Williams for…

(AP) — A provision in Delaware’s constitution requiring a political balance among state court judges is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling came in the case of James Adams, a lawyer who sued Democratic Gov. John Carney over a constitutional provision that requires Delaware’s governor to split judicial nominations between the two major…