Chicago Title Award Upped To $1.3M For Class Action Defense

Law360, Houston (June 4, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday upped an award against Capital Title of Texas LLC to about $1.3 million for its refusal to honor an agreement to defend Chicago Title Insurance Co. against a class action involving premium discounts.

U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater awarded $615,000 in attorney’s fees and costs to Chicago Title while upholding a $748,000 judgment it recovered against Capital after a jury found the latter contractually liable for defense fees and costs Chicago Title incurred warding off the failed class action....
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