The Docket: No Liability without Third-party Claim

June 24, 2014

Today’s review of a ruling by an Ohio appellate court concerning the absence of a third-party claim against the title was provided by Shawn Briner, shareholder of the law firm Martin, Leigh, Laws & Fritzlen PC. Learn why the absence or presence of a third-party claim against the title is a crucial factor in is important in helping an insurer decide if action is required to address the defect and whether they must indemnify the insured against damages suffered as a result of the defect.

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