• Policy Interpretation: even though final title insurance policy was issued without jacket containing standard exclusions, standard exclusions from coverage and conditions and stipulations on jacket were part of policy – M&F Bank v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., No. 1111525 (Ala. Aug. 16, 2013) (affirming grant of cross summary judgments)
  • Tort Claims: paragraph 14 of title insurance policy’s standard conditions and stipulations precludes negligence claims –M&F Bank v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., No. 1111525 (Ala. Aug. 16, 2013) (affirming grant of cross summary judgments)
  • Marketability: where property can be identified and insurer establishes title to property and lien of mortgage on property, property is marketable and insurer has fulfilled its obligations to insured, even though property not platted as referenced in mortgage and title insurance policy – M&F Bank v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., No. 1111525 (Ala. Aug. 16, 2013) (affirming grant of cross summary judgments)
  • Abstractor: where insureds request title insurance commitment and title insurance policy and fail to request abstract of title and insurer never agrees to prepare abstract, insurer is not an abstractor and cannot be liable as an abstractor and liability of insurer, if any, is based on policy – Walker v. Anderson-Oliver Title Ins. Agency, Inc., No. 20111048 (Utah Aug. 15, 2013) (affirming summary judgment)