Maryland establishes tort duty of care for title companies

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On January 29, 2013, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued a decision that your title company can now be sued for negligent title searching, and for preparation of an incorrect or incomplete title commitment. This duty of care is separate and distinct from the contract between your title company and it's customer.

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Published In: Business Torts Updates, Insurance Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

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