Homeowners Hit Talon Group On Choice To Self-Insure

Law360, New York (November 24, 2009, 1:28 PM EST) -- The Talon Group, a division of First American Title Insurance Co., has been hit with an amended putative class action for allegedly securing title insurance from itself without ever searching for less expensive coverage from other companies when it acted as an escrow agent for plaintiffs trying to pay off home loans.

The amended complaint, with lead plaintiff Karen Tavenner, was filed on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, accusing the escrow and title services company of fraud, breach of...
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