The Docket: Washington Supreme Court Rules Underwriter Liable for Agent’s Actions

August 27, 2013

Today’s review of the Washington Supreme Court’s decision on vicarious liability was provided by Edward Hellewell, senior underwriting counsel for Stewart Title Guaranty Co. Read on to learn why this decision may impact the relationship between title insurers and title insurance policy issuing agents in other states.

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