• Coverage: title insurer not liable for closing agent’s defalcation to seller, non-owner, and non-parties to transaction who are not a named insureds under the borrower’s policy or closing services letterKarpontinis v. Multi-Solutions, Inc., Case No. A-4949-11T3 (N.J. Super. Mar. 21, 2013) (affirming summary judgment)
  • Agency Liability: underwriting agreement did not utterly refute allegation that agent was authorized to act as underwriter’s agent in entering into escrow agreement Faith Assembly v. Titledge of New York Abstract, LLC, Case No. 2011-04345 (N.Y. Mar. 27, 2013) (affirming denial of motion to dismiss)
  • Statutory Liability: New Jersey Statute requiring title company to give mortgagor notice of its right to purchase a title insurance policy does not create a private cause of action Estate of David Hernandez v. Kretz, Case No. 12-3152 (D.N.J. Mar. 11, 2013) (denying motion for leave to amend to add third party)