Pa. Supreme Court Keeps Title Insurance Class Action Alive

Law360, Philadelphia (August 21, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court kept alive a putative class action against Conestoga Title Insurance Co. over inflated rates Monday, affirming part of a Superior Court decision that found the existence of administrative remedies did not prevent the plaintiff from seeking additional relief.

In a unanimous ruling, the court determined that while Pennsylvania law prevented the plaintiff, Nancy White, from pursuing two common law claims against the insurer, nothing impeded her from seeking relief under the state’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law. 

The decision turned...
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