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Massachusetts Rejects “In For One, In for All” Theory in Title Insurance Coverage
Posted on 30 Apr 2013 by Vetstein Law Group, P.C.

By Richard D. Vetstein, ESQ One little mistake in drafting and recording legal documents during a refinance can result in a huge problem for a lender - such as the lender having no legal ability to enforce the mortgage! (A slight problem..) GMAC Mortgage... Read More

Title Insurer Underwriter Not Liable for Agent's Negligence Title Search
Posted on 8 Mar 2013 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By Robert A. Scott Title insurance companies can enforce exculpatory provisions in title insurance policies that exclude liability for tort claims based on a negligent title search performed by an agent, Maryland's highest court has ruled. In... Read More

Insurer Need Only Respond to Risk It Agreed to Insure
Posted on 18 Apr 2013 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant In Seneca Insurance Company, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant-Respondent v. Cimran Co., Inc., et al., Defendants-Respondents-Appellants. , No. 9226 (N.Y.App.Div. 04/09/2013), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com... Read More

Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Amendments to Flood Disaster Protection Act
Posted on 18 Apr 2013 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Ballard Spahr LLP Mortgage Banking Group The federal banking agencies, together with the Farm Credit Administration, have issued joint guidance on amendments to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). The amendments were part of the... Read More