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New York Appellate Court Dismisses Claim Against Title Agent Based on Title Policy’s Merger Clause
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

New York’s Appellate Division recently affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of an insured’s claim against a title agent because, among other things, the


Utah Appellate Court Holds Use Restrictions Did Not Render Title Unmarketable, but Reduction in Lot Size Would Be Covered Under Title Insurance Policy
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2018

A Utah appellate court recently held that use restrictions on an insured property did not render it unmarketable under the title insurance policy, but


Title Insurance: Frequently Asked Questions (or that Should Be)
  • Lewis Rice LLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

Many real estate transactions, whether involving sales, financing, or leasing, involve title insurance. This form of insurance is significantly


Arizona Appellate Court Affirms Judgment for Title Insurance Company and Escrow Agent in Lenders’ Fraud Action
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

The Arizona Court of Appeals recently affirmed a lower court’s order dismissing claims against a title insurance company and an escrow agent and held


Texas Federal Court Holds Exclusion 3(a) Bars Claim of Insured Owner and Bankruptcy Trustee
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2018

The United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Texas recently affirmed a bankruptcy court’s holding that an insured’s claim was barred


Court of Appeals of California Reverses Dismissal of Title Insurance Company From Case For Allegedly Improper Recording of Release
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

The Court of Appeals of California recently reversed a trial court’s determination dismissing a title insurance company from a case in which the


Eighth Circuit Holds Exclusion 3(a) May Bar Title Insurance Claim Regarding Mechanics’ Liens, Even if the Insured Lender’s Conduct Was Not Intentional
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2018

In a published opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held, among other things, that a title insurance company


Pennsylvania Appellate Court Affirms Order Granting of Summary Judgment to Title Insurer Based on Survey Exception
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed a trial court’s order granting a title insurance company summary judgment based on a defect that


New Jersey District Court Finds Defendants Liable to Title Insurance Company for Conversion, But Factual Issues Preclude Summary Judgment on Fraud Claim
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2018

In an action by plaintiff title insurance company against defendants for claims of fraud and conversion arising out of defendants’ sale of their


House passes bill that would effectively overturn Madden; others amend RESPA disclosure requirements and adjust points and fees definitions under TILA
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2018

On February 14, in a bipartisan vote of 245-171, the House passed H.R. 3299, the “Protecting Consumers Access to Credit Act of 2017,” to codify the