Northland Bests Chicago Title In Coverage Appeal

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 1:36 PM EST) -- Upholding a trial court’s dismissal, a Florida appeals court has ruled that errors and omissions carrier Northland Insurance Co. is not required to cover a judgment granted to Chicago Title Insurance Co. in an underlying suit over an attorney’s theft of escrow funds.

A three-judge panel in the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal determined Wednesday that Northland’s policy with First Southern Title Co., the defendant in the underlying suit, clearly excludes coverage for claims arising from misappropriation of funds, barring Chicago Title from turning to...
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