The Docket: Maryland Court Rules Title Companies Owe Duty of Care When Conducting Title Searches

March 5, 2013

The Maryland Court of Appeals held the title companies owed a duty of care to their customer (the buyer in this case) in conducting the title search and issuing the title commitment. Read on to find out how the decision impacts an underwriter's responsibility.

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