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Title insurance cases (050413)
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

Escrow Agent: wife, whose husband closed transactions based on a power of attorney, failed to prove that escrow agent had a fiduciary duty to her to


Federal district court defers to HUD on disparate impact rule burden-shifting framework
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

On September 3, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois declined to invalidate to the burden-shifting framework established by


Trial court committed prejudicial error in refusing jury instruction on role of insurance producer as agent or broker
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

In Betty Douglas, et al. V. Fidelity National Insurance Co., a California Court of Appeal found prejudicial error where a trial court refused to give


How to make rain disappear
  • Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
  • USA
  • May 24 2013

As I tried to avoid another puddle this morning on my walk to the office I wondered whether I was stepping over rain water or surface water. Later


Court compels production of CFPD investigation documents in dispute over alleged reinsurance kickbacks
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

A putative class of plaintiffs brought an action against PHH Corporation, alleging violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, arising


Alabama Supreme Court reverses itself, finds coverage for contractor in CGL policy
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

Joining the recent trend of recognizing coverage for construction companies under a commercial general liability policy for suits filed by homeowners


Insurable interest in commercial property; breach of express warranties
  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we present you with two cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The first discusses


Hurricane damage claim barred by property damage exclusion
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has held that an insurer did not owe a duty to defend a lawsuit by a homeowner


Conditions and coverage: Texas Supreme Court considers breach of vacancy clause and anti-technicality statute
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2014

The Texas Supreme Court heard oral argument on January 7, 2014 in a case that will decide whether a policyholder's vacancy constitutes a breach of a


Title insurance cases (290313)
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

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