• Amount in Controversy: insured failed to meet amount in controversy element of diversity jurisdiction where underlying damages were less than $75,000 and were fully litigated, even though policy limit exceeded $75,000 Goodin v. Fidelity National Title Ins. Co., Case No. 12–11439 (11th Cir. Oct. 4, 2012) (affirming dismissal for lack of jurisdiction)
  • Breach of Policy: insurer has duty to inform insured that premium has not been paid and where insured instead issues a “happy foreclosure letter” it is estopped from denying the policy on the ground of failure of consideration and insured need not produce original policy to prove breach of contract F.D.I.C. v. Commonwealth Land Title Ins. Co., Case No. (N.D. Ohio Sept. 30, 2012) (granting in part and denying in part motions for summary judgment)
  • E&O Coverage: agent’s knowledge of principal’s claim for coverage at the time of the application for insurance and failure to disclose it to E&O carrier, barred coverage, even though agent may have not believed that principal was going to sueFidelity National Title Ins. Co. v. Houston Casualty Co., Case No. 6:11–cv–1438 (Fla. M.D. Sept. 30. 2012) (granting defendant’s motion for summary judgment)
  • Standing: where loss is incurred and insured makes claim while insured is in title, insured has standing to make claim even though title was subsequently transferred to trust Keys v. Chicago Title Ins. Co., Case No. 3:11–cv–617 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 28, 2012) (denying motion for summary judgment)
  • Standing: where insured owner makes claim while it is in title then deeds property to herself as trustee, the transferee trust is not also required to make a claim based on same loss in order to have standing Keys v. Chicago Title Ins. Co., Case No. 3:11–cv–617 (S.D. Miss. Sept. 28, 2012) (denying motion for summary judgment)