The Docket: Texas Court Dismisses Fraud, Fiduciary Duty Claims Against Title Insurer and Title Agent

May 18, 2023

Michael R. O’Donnell, co-managing partner of the law firm Riker Danzig LLP, provided today’s review of a decision by the Texas Third District Court of Appeals that confirmed title insurers are not fiduciaries to their insureds and that the contents of a title commitment cannot serve as the basis for a fraud or fraudulent inducement claim. Read on to learn why this ruling is important for the title industry.

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