The Docket: Do Title Companies Owe Duty of Care to Third Parties in Recording of Legal Instruments?

August 30, 2016

Dan Buchanan, senior division underwriter for First American Title Insurance Co., provided today’s review of a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court: Does a title company owe a duty of care to third parties in the recording of legal instruments? Read on for the Washington Supreme Court's response.

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