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Commercial Court upholds right of insurer to avoid policy for misrepresentation and non-disclosure
  • Cooley LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 15 2017

In Dalecroft Properties Ltd v Underwriters 2017 EWHC 1263 (Comm), Mr Richard Salter QC (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court) confirmed the


New Jersey Supreme Court Signals a Limit To the Scope and Application of Contra Proferentum and the Reasonable Expectations Doctrines
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

A May 25, 2017 decision by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Oxford Realty Group Cedar, et al. V. Travelers Excess and Surplus Lines Co. (A-85-15


Federal Court In Tennessee Voids Commercial General Liability Policy For Misrepresentation
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

A federal court in Tennessee found a policy void due to the insured's misrepresentation in the policy application. Mount Vernon Fire Ins. Co. v. Liem


Minnesota Appellate Court Holds Title Insurance Company Not Liable for Boundary Line Dispute Under the Defective Description and Survey Exceptions
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

In a noteworthy decision for the title insurance industry, the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently held on April 10, 2017 that a title insurance


New York Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Title Insurance Company for Defalcated Escrow Funds
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

The Second Department of New York’s Appellate Division recently affirmed a lower court’s decision that a title insurance company was not responsible


Pennsylvania Appellate Court Denies Title Coverage After Settlement Agent’s Misappropriation of Funds
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed a lower court’s denial of a lender’s claim for coverage from a title insurance company after a


Texas Supreme Court uses Hurricane Ike case to clarify insurance “con tort” issues
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Acknowledging its own precedents had "led to substantial confusion among other courts," the Texas Supreme Court in Menchaca attempts to clarify "the


USAA Texas Lloyds Company v. Gail Menchaca - Clarifying the relationship between an insured’s contract and statutory bad faith claims. Or does it?
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

On April 7 2017, the Texas Supreme Court issued its opinion in USAA Texas Lloyds Co. v Menchaca in an attempt to fulfill its "duty to settle the


California Appellate Court Reverses Lower Court’s Decision and Holds Insured Was Collaterally Estopped from Lawsuit Against Title Insurance Company
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

The California Court of Appeals recently reversed a trial court's order and held that an insured property owner was collaterally estopped from suing


Maine’s Supreme Court Holds That the Mere Possibility of Future Claim for Public Easement Does Not Trigger Coverage Under Title Insurance Policy
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

The Supreme Judicial Court of Maine recently affirmed a lower court’s judgment in favor of defendant title insurance company and the denial of