NJ Law Doesn't Doom Chicago Title Property Feud: 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (April 24, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday revived a real estate dispute involving Chicago Title Insurance Co. over the sale of a jointly owned property, saying the court had improperly dismissed the case by misapplying a state law requiring that all aspects of a dispute are presented in a complaint when it is filed.

The three-judge panel said the New Jersey federal court had misunderstood the state's Entire Controversy Doctrine when it dismissed the property dispute between former business associates. The appeals court agreed with plaintiffs Peter and...
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