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Calculating Title Insurance Claims: Reduction in Value vs. Insured Claim

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

After a mortgagor filed bankruptcy, a lender brought claims under a ship mortgage insurance title policy. [See, First Am. Bank v. First Am. Transp. Title Ins. Co., 759 F.3d 427 (5th Cir. 2014).] The lender appealed the...more

Lenders' risk: Who really owns the collateral?

by Blank Rome LLP on

Unlike real estate transactions where a lender can obtain title insurance, secured lenders are often relying upon the representations and warranties in their loan agreement and the borrower’s audited financial statements, if...more

Railroad Company Involved in Deadly Explosion Seeking Bankruptcy Protection

by Joel Glucksman on

Railroad Company Involved in Deadly Explosion Seeking Bankruptcy Protection by Joel R. Glucksman on August 20, 2013 Railroad company Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Ltd., which has recently been in the media spotlight for...more

United States v. Susquehanna Bank

Memorandum Opinion

by Thomas Valkenet on

Maryland's federal district court rejected the IRS contention that internal IRS regulations wipe out state recording statutes and the "relation back" principle that gives deeds an effective date prior to actual recording. The...more

Breaking News: Insurance Coverage for "Hidden" Mechanics' and Materialmen's Lien Claims in North Carolina is Disappearing

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

Even in good economic times, lien claims asserted by subcontractors and material suppliers abound and lead to costly disputes. As in many states, North Carolina’s materialmen’s lien statutes create a system where “hidden” or...more

Texas Insurance Law Newsbrief

Recently, Union Insurance Company successfully defended, and recovered its attorneys’ fees, in an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court brought by the debtor in possession for building damages allegedly caused by Hurricane...more

Bankruptcy Lawyers Guest On Real Estate Radio AM830 This Sunday at 10 a.m.!

by Christine Kingston on

Tune in to AM830 as Real Estate Radio this Sunday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with Ron Seigel welcomes Greifenforff Law Offices, PC attorneys John Greifendorff and myself, Christine Wilton for a lively discussion that...more

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