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Foreclosure Litigation: August 2013 Archives

Title Insurer Not Required to Defend Suit Against Validity of Underlying Debt

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held that a title insurer has no duty to defend a bank against a third-party suit challenging the validity of the underlying debt, absent a specific provision in the title insurance policy envisioning such a claim.  Deutsche Bank National Association v. First American Title Insurance Company, 465 Mass. 741 (2013).

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