Legal Analytics for New Castle County Superior Court

New Castle County Superior Court is an important venue for state court litigation. New Castle County is the most populous county in Delaware and serves a population of over 500,000 citizens. It is the county seat of Wilmington, the most populous city in Delaware. New Castle County Superior Court (“New Castle County”) is an important venue for civil cases involving torts, real property, and other civil matters. Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics for New Castle County provides valuable data-driven insights and trends into the unique characteristics of this state court.

The New Castle County state court module incorporates an extensive collection of case types and document tags. The inclusion of these unique parameters enables users to find the most relevant information and analytics quickly and easily.

How We Work

Lex Machina gathers raw information from state court cases, including downloading millions of state court documents to present the most comprehensive and accurate data possible. We clean, tag, code, enhance, and present the resulting data in a way that makes it easy for you to quickly access insights and grasp trends that are relevant to the legal matter you’re working on.

How We Help

Whether you’re simply searching for a case or looking for more in-depth analytics, you can investigate a party’s litigation track record, assess a law firm’s experience in similar cases, observe patterns in judicial decisions, examine the range of damages awarded at trial or search docket entry text.

Advantages of state court analytics include:

  • Understanding timing to key litigation milestones
  • Analyzing the record of a specific judge, law firm, attorney, or party
  • Reviewing previous trial resolutions, trial damages, and trial rulings for case strategy
  • Refining with court-specific filters such as case types and case tags
  • Keyword searching within docket entry text and downloaded documents
  • Viewing analytics across all state courts or in one particular court
  • Gaining data-driven insights on motion metrics in an ever-expanding selection of state courts
Trial Resolutions

Strategic Applications

Lex Machina helps you answer questions such as:

  • What is the median time to trial and time to termination for cases with Judge LeGrow presiding?
  • Has an opposing attorney ever appeared in a case before Judge Wharton? If so, how many were Asbestos cases, and did any go to trial?
  • How many Contracts cases had damages awarded by a jury verdict? Which cases are those and what were the damages in each case?
  • Who are the top law firms representing defendants that have been involved in Torts (Products Liability) cases over the past five years?

Unique New Castle County Litigation Data

Lex Machina allows users to filter by the following information in order to find the most relevant cases:

  • Case Types – Appeal / Judicial Review, Appealed from Lower Courts, Asbestos, Commercial, Contract, Other Civil, Real Property, Torts (Legal Malpractice), Torts (Mass), Torts (Medical Malpractice), Torts (Non-Vehicle), Torts (Products Liability), and Torts (Vehicle)
  • New Castle Case Types – Asbestos, Commercial, and Torts (Mass)
  • Document Tags – Answer, Brief, Certificate of Service, Complaint, Exhibit, Judgment, Letter, Motion, Opinion, Order, Proposed Order, Reply / Response, Transcript
  • Trial Damages – General Damages (Judgment on the Merits), General Damages (Jury Verdict), Attorneys’ Fees / Costs
  • Trial Rulings – Bench Trial, Jury Verdict, Default Judgment
  • Trial Resolutions – Plaintiff Win, Defendant Win, Likely Settlement