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PAULEY v. HLUDZINSKI, 679, 2002

In a case arising from an auto accident involving a State Police vehicle, plaintiffs' recovery is limited to the State's insurance coverage. The General Assembly did not intend the State Tort Claims Act and/or the Emergency Vehicle Statute to waive completely the State's sovereign immunity.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/17/2003
  • Published 12/17/2003

Judges

  • STEELE, Justice:, Before VEASEY, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, STEELE and JACOBS Justices (constituting the Court en banc).

Court

  • Supreme Court of Delaware

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Richard E. Poole (argued) and Somers S. Price, Jr. of Potter Anderson & Corroon, LLP, Wilmington, DE, for Plaintiffs Below, Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • John D. Balaguer (argued) of White and Williams, LLP, Wilmington, DE, for Defendants and Cross Claimants Below, Appellants., Jeffrey M. Weiner (argued) of Wilmington, DE, for Defendant Below, Appellee Kimberly A. Reinoehl., Kevin J. Connors (argued) of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin, Wilmington, DE, for Defendant Below, Appellee, London Fog Industries, Inc., George H. Seitz, III, (argued) Patricia P. McGonigle, and Carrie I. Dayton of Seitz, Vanogtrop & Green, Wilmington, DE, for Delaware State Appellees.
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