New Jersey S.C. Says Underwriter not Liable for Attorney Defalcation

August 12, 2010

Stewart Title Guaranty is not liable for money a now disbarred attorney stole from his clients because the misappropriation of funds took place before the attorney acted as the underwriter’s agent, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in overturning a lower court’s decision.

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