2020 Claims Guide Features 150 New Court Decisions

February 26, 2020

Grab the Best Title and Escrow Resource Right Off Your Shelf!

When you need advice on how to handle claims on title insurance policies, closing protection letters and closing mistakes, turn to the 2020 edition of the Title and Escrow Claims Guide! A 1,662-page volume, the Claims Guide is the ultimate resource not only for attorneys but also claim handlers, underwriting personnel, title examiners, escrow officers and regulators.

New for 2020: The latest edition of the book highlights more than 150 new court decisions. The cases include important decisions on double escrows, survey standards and the survey exception, contiguity endorsement, creditors’ rights exclusion, inquiry notice and actual knowledge, exceptions vs. coverage, marketability of title, the limited defenses available against a loan policy successor insured and much, much more. Also new for 2020 is commentary about ALTA Endorsements 32 and 33, business identity theft, bad faith and the equal consideration doctrine, parcel gaps and gores, agent E & O coverage, escrow issues and agency contract liability. Plus, the 26-page index has been updated and amplified to help you find a subject quickly.

Authored by Bushnell Nielsen, a 38-year veteran of the title insurance industry, the book is available in print and electronic versions.

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Claims departments and law firms qualify for group subscription rates! For more information, contact Carolina Perez at cperez@alta.org.

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