Insurer Wins Row In 11th Circ. Over Failed Ga. Development

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 5:04 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Monday upheld a win by First American Title Insurance Co. in a coverage dispute over losses from a planned development in Georgia that fell apart after the investors could not secure a right of access to the site.

A unanimous panel found that First American was justified in denying coverage to Cynergy LLC because the developers were aware of the lack of access when they secured financing from the Farmers State Bank. While the bank held a policy with First American protecting...
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