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Texas Appellate Court Affirms Summary Judgment for Title Insurance Company on Equitable Subrogation Grounds
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

The Court of Appeals of Texas recently affirmed a lower court’s decision granting summary judgment to a title insurance company, among others


Illinois Fed. Court Holds No ‘Bad Faith Denial Of Coverage’ Against Title Insurers in Illinois
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently held that a title insurer may exclude coverage under the exception for defects


New Jersey Appellate Division Affirms That Insured Cannot Sue Title Agent for Allegedly Negligent Title Search
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently affirmed that an insured who received only a title commitment and title insurance policy did not have a


California Appeals Court Rules that Insurer Not Entitled to Rescind Policy Based on Material Misrepresentation Due to Ambiguity of Application Questions
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • July 25 2017

In Duarte v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company, a California appeals court found that an insurer was not entitled to rescind an insurance policy


Eighth Circuit Upholds Policyholder's $2.8 Million Award, Rejects Insurers' "Bold" Timeliness Defense as Contrary to Arkansas Law
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a poultry and pet food manufacturer's $2.8 million jury award for damage to its warehouses


Pennsylvania Superior Court Finds Ambiguity in Title Insurance Policy’s Description of the Insured Property Precludes Summary Judgment
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

In an action arising out of a failed real estate transaction, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania vacated an order from the Court of Common Pleas


Victor Duarte v. Pacific Specialty Insurance Company - Insurer Not Entitled to Rescind Policy Based on Material Misrepresentation Due to Ambiguity of Application Questions
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

A California appeals court found that an insurer was not entitled to rescind an insurance policy due to material misrepresentation andor concealment


Judge Issues Ruling that Federal Safe Harbor Provision Applies in RESPA Case
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2017

On July 13, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky issued an opinion holding that a safe harbor provision for


Ninth Circuit Holds That Despite ‘Known Damage’ Exclusion Insurer Had Duty Under Oregon Law to Indemnify and Defend Contractor When Property Damage Resulted From Contractor’s Negligent Repair of a Prior Negligent Act
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2017

In 1994, Adrianus and Rachelle Alkemade (the “Alkemades”) bought a house from Meltebeke Built Paradise Homes (“Meltebeke”). The home was built on


What Should Condominium Associations Do After Cypress Point?
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • June 22 2017

It has been several months since the New Jersey Supreme Court decided Cypress Point Condo Ass’n v. Adria Towers, LLC. The issue in Cypress Point was