Virtual medical appointments are available to bodily injury claimants to ensure continuation of treatment during the coronavirus outbreak

The recent Delaware Superior Court opinion in the case of DeSantis v. Gardiner, N18C-01-304 WCC discusses Delaware’s long standing recognition of the sanctity of jury deliberations. In the DeSantis case, after a three day jury trial, the jury returned a verdict awarding substantial damages to the Plaintiff. The action brought by the Plaintiff had sought…

Dram shop acts are laws that impose civil liability on a bar or bartender who over serves an intoxicated customer when that customer later injures someone, such as in a drunk driving accident. Unlike many states, Delaware does not have a dram shop act, and the Delaware courts have resisted requests to impose a common…

The Delaware Department of Transportation (“DelDOT”) is a State agency with the statutory responsibility of caring, managing, and controlling the public roadways and highways in Delaware.  Within the past year, the issue of safety of Delaware’s Route 1 (SR 1) has been a focus in the local news after recent fatal cross-over and run-off accidents have occurred…

By Tiffany M. Shrenk, Esquire– Delaware Personal Injury Attorneys now have an additional tool in their arsenal in handling and negotiating clients’ injury claims thanks to the new insurance disclosure law signed by the Governor this month. The new disclosure law, codified at 21 Del. C. § 2907, applies to motor vehicle accident cases where a…

Currently awaiting consideration by the Banking, Business and Insurance Committee in the Delaware State Senate is Senate Bill 161. Introduced to the General Assembly on March 20, 2018, Senate Bill 161 would drastically change the way medical providers are compensated when treating patients who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents in Delaware. Under the…

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