January 18, 2011
Counsel for the California Land Title Association (“CLTA”) successfully defended the CLTA in a unique lawsuit in the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court. Plaintiff sued his title insurer and CLTA after the title insurer denied Plaintiff’s title claim relating to an undisclosed underground easement. Plaintiff creatively tried to create CLTA liability by alleging that CLTA advertised on its website misleading and false representations about title insurance and title insurers’ duties to reimburse insureds for covered losses. Read more about the case.