Negligence Claim Against Delaware Agent Not Barred by Time

July 11, 2019

The buyers' claim against a title agent that it was "professionally negligent" in failing to secure a valid access easement for the insured property was not barred by the three-year statute of limitations, because the agent "represented" that the property had access, extending the time to sue until the buyer discovered the problem. Also, the court said the buyers could not sue the title agent for malpractice, but they might have a valid claim for negligent procurement of insurance.

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