Monthly Archives: March 2016

Delaware Supreme Court Says Claims Against Insurer for a Bad Faith Failure to Settle 3rd Party Claims Accrue at Time of Excess Judgment

The Delaware Supreme Court recently addressed an issue of first impression: “When does a claim that an insurer acted in bad faith by failing to settle a third-party insurance claim accrue for purposes of the statute of limitations?”  The Superior … Continue reading

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Liquidating Trustee of Coldwater Creek, Inc. et al. Commences Mass Avoidance Action Filings

Main Case: In re: CWC Liquidation Inc. (f/k/a Coldwater Creek, Inc.) et al.; Bankr. Case No. 14-10867 (BLS) Plaintiff: Peter Kravitz, as Liquidating Trustee of the CWC Creditors’ Liquidating Trust On March 15, 2016, Peter Kravitz, as Liquidating Trustee (“Liquidating … Continue reading

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The Doctrines of Champerty and Maintenance are Alive and Well in Delaware

Charge Injection Technologies (“CIT”) filed suit against E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. (“DuPont”) in December 2007, alleging that DuPont wrongfully used and disclosed CIT’s proprietary and confidential technology. Several years into litigation, CIT’s funds began to dry up, and, … Continue reading

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