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Sixth Circuit Reaffirms Mortgagor’s Right to Excess Proceeds in a Foreclosure Under Doctrine of Equitable Title

November 22, 2022

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently issued an opinion reaffirming mortgagors’ post-foreclosure...

Federal Court Affirms No General Duty for Title Insurers to Search For and Disclose Title Defects Unless Preparing Abstract of Title

November 15, 2022

In the recently decided matter of Mansur Properties, LLC v. First American Title Insurance Company, 2022 US...

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Finds for Title Insurer Despite Late Policy Issuance

October 13, 2022

The Court of Appeals of Wisconsin, District Three recently upheld a summary judgment finding for title insurer...

Pennsylvania Federal Court Dismisses Statutory Claims, Allows Breach of Contract Claims in Wire Fraud Case

October 11, 2022

In a wire fraud claim raised by a bank’s customer, the United States District Court for the...

Title Nerds Season 2, Episode 1

August 1, 2022

Title Nerds is excited to begin its second season of exploring title insurance and real estate litigation issues...

NJ Appeals Court Holds Failure to Plead Bankruptcy Discharge Not a Waiver of Affirmative Defense in Post-Discharge Action

June 24, 2022

In a decision approved for publication, addressing the intersection of New Jersey Court Rule 4:5-4 and 11...

NJ Supreme Court Holds Attorney Review Period Not Required in Absolute Auction Sales

June 20, 2022

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that the mandatory three-day attorney review clause that must be...

Florida Federal Court Holds Exclusion 3(a) Bars Coverage Under Title Policy

June 9, 2022

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida recently held that a property owner...

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