It’s Time to Order Your 2019 Claims Guide

August 31, 2019

Read NEW Commentary and Research in the Latest Claims Guide

Need advice on how to handle claims on title insurance policies, closing protection letters and closing mistakes? Subscribe to the 2019 edition of the Title and Escrow Claims Guide today! A 1,634-page volume, the Claims Guide is the ultimate resource not only for attorneys but also claim handlers, underwriting personnel, title examiners, escrow officers and regulators.

New for 2019: The latest edition of the book adds new commentary and research on topics like the blockbuster Captiva mechanic lien coverage decision, private condemnation of access rights, why rules about other lines of insurance do not apply to title, closing methods by region, how to resolve claimed ambiguities in legal descriptions, the creditors’ rights exclusion and federal tax lien releases. Chapters on policy exceptions and insured land have been substantially revised.

The book incorporates the holdings of about 200 additional court decisions, many of which provided important new rulings on policy coverage and escrow duties.

Authored by Bushnell Nielsen, a 38-year veteran of the title insurance industry, the book is available in print and electronic versions.

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Claims departments and law firms qualify for group subscription rates! For more information, contact Carolina Perez at

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