5th Circ. Reverses Class Cert. In Title Insurance Row

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 3:52 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday reversed the class certification of a group of Texas homeowners who claim Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. routinely denied mortgage borrowers a title insurance premium discount mandated under Texas law, saying lack of clear documentation would make class determination too complex.

In reversing a Texas federal court ruling, the appeals court found that the questions proposed by lead plaintiffs Gary and Mirvat Ahmad failed to satisfy the requirements of Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure because determining...
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