Title Insurance

Overview

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Overview

We have had extensive experience in antitrust and other trade regulation matters involving the title insurance industry for more than 25 years.  Specific matters include the following:

  • In the Matter of Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation.  Intervention in a Michigan Insurance Bureau proceeding alleging violation of state antikickback laws and antitrust laws.
  • Jergess v. Transnation Title Insurance Company.  Class action alleging unlawful kickbacks in the pricing of title insurance to builders.
  • Mozen v. Transnation Title Insurance Company.  Defense of purported class action alleging unauthorized practice of law in the performance of real estate closings.
  • Commonwealth Title Insurance Company v. Hopper.  Claim of defalcation of funds by title insurance agent.
  • Counseling of title insurance trade association regarding antitrust issues.
  • Representation of title insurance companies before state regulators.
  • First American Title Company v. DeVaugh.  Monopolization claims brought on behalf of title insurers against Michigan registers of deeds.

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