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Maryland High Court's Finding of Tort Liability for Deficient Title Search has Implications for Title Companies and Underwriters

A recent decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals makes it clear that title companies and underwriters may now be susceptible to tort liability for negligence under Maryland common law....more

Real Estate Tip – Avoid a Grinch-y No Coverage Surprise: Add a UCC Policy to Your Title Insurance Checklist

No matter the time of year, an unknown lien against income producing assets may turn the jolliest landlords and tenants into humbugs. Owner’s or leasehold owner’s title insurance policies protect real estate interests, but as...more

Lost Lien Priority Restored

A recent case provides a reminder about the importance of title insurance in making loans secured by real property. In JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Banc of America Practice Solutions, Inc. (2012) 209 Cal.App.4th 855, JP...more

Changes to North Carolina Lien and Bond Law – What You Need to Know

A number of significant changes to North Carolina’s lien and bond statutes were just signed into law. In part, these changes are in reaction to concerns from the title insurance industry about so-called “hidden” liens, the...more

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