• Limitation of Liability: lender’s full credit bid at foreclosure sale does not terminate liability under policy where lender is successful bidder and takes title to property - Bank of Idaho v. First Am. Title Ins. Co., No. 41157-2013 (Idaho June 17, 2014) (vacating summary judgment)
  • Subrogation: insurer entitled to contractual subrogation pursuant to policy, without regard to equitable considerations - Puente v. Beneficial Mortg. Co. of Indiana, No. 45A03-1304-PL-159 (Ind. May 9, 2014) (affirming summary judgment)
  • Fiduciary Duty: issuing a title insurance policy does not create a fiduciary duty beyond the terms of the policy - Fogg v. Fidelity Nat. Title Ins. Co., No. 13-CV-0216) (Wash. D.C. Apr. 24, 2014) (affirming summary judgment)
  • Title Examination: examination conducted by title insurance issuing agent is not for the benefit of the insured and will not support a claim for breach of fiduciary duty - Fogg v. Fidelity Nat. Title Ins. Co., No. 13-CV-0216) (Wash. D.C. Apr. 24, 2014) (affirming summary judgment)
  • Duty to Defend: insurer had no duty to defend claim for equitable lien against insured based alleged unrecorded mortgage with prior owner of which insured was alleged to have had actual knowledge -  Fogg v. Fidelity Nat. Title Ins. Co., No. 13-CV-0216) (Wash. D.C. Apr. 24, 2014) (affirming summary judgment)