Supreme Court Asked To Hear Title Insurer Antitrust Case

Law360, Chicago (November 1, 2012, 9:44 PM EDT) -- Delaware homeowners have implored the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case accusing a slew of title insurers of price fixing, aiming to overturn a ruling that said rate-setting agencies don't have to closely scrutinize a rate application in order for rates to dodge antitrust scrutiny.

In their Oct. 25 petition for writ of certiorari, the homeowners argued that the filed rate doctrine — which courts have said protects rates set by insurers, utilities and others from antitrust liability if the prices are approved by a...
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