First American Title Insurance Overcharged: Judge

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A class of First American Title Insurance Co. policyholders has won its bid for summary judgment of liability on a breach of contract claim in a suit alleging the insurance company overcharged its customers for residential title insurance policies.

Judge Joy Flowers Conti of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Friday approved the plaintiffs' December 2008 motion for summary judgment on one of five allegations against the company, ruling that the nation's largest insurer had breached an implied contract when it...
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