Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Title Insurer From Professional Liability Dispute

Mealey's (September 24, 2015, 4:05 PM EDT) -- FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida federal judge on Sept. 22 denied a title insurer’s motion to dismiss a professional liability insurer’s declaratory judgment claim against it in a dispute arising from allegations that a title company failed to uncover certain defects in the title of a real property (Houston Specialty Insurance Co. v. Titleworks of Southwest Florida Inc., et al., No. 15-219, M.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126780).

(Opinion and order available. Document #13-151001-002Z.)

Professional Liability

In 2014, Houston Specialty Insurance Co. (HSIC) issued...
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