Title Insurer’s Duty to Defend Addressed in Several Court Cases

June 7, 2011

There have been several cases illustrating the risk in a title insurance company’s obligation to defend the insured. A few recent cases illustrate why underwriters should be leery of insuring titles that are subject to known litigation risks. Read on.

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