Redding Title Company v. Founders Title Company
. Successfully defended title company, including defense of title company as respondent on appeal, against competitor’s claims for indemnity.
Pilgrim v. Templeton. Successfully defended title company and its employee against claims of escrow negligence, conspiracy, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty in “subject to” transaction.
DLD Equities, Inc. v. Proctor Stafford. Successfully defended title company and its employee against broker’s claims for payment of a commission.
Campinotti v. Berdardi. Successfully defended title company against claims of undue influence and elder abuse in a sale of real property.
California Land Title Company v. Beezley. Successfully prosecuted non-dischargeability action in Federal Bankruptcy Court against seller for failing to disclose matters affecting title, resulting in settlement that was satisfactory to client.
Anning-Johnson Company v. ALTA Roofing & Waterproofing. Successfully defended owners of real property in action to enforce a mechanic’s lien.
Santa Cruz Asphalt, Inc. v. Square One Properties. Successfully defended beneficiaries of deed of trust in action to enforce a mechanic’s lien.
D&K Construction Company v. Golden Diamond Investment. Successfully defended title company against subcontractor’s claim that funds to which it was entitled were fraudulently diverted in real estate transactions.
Siegel v. California Land Title Company of Santa Clara County. Successfully defended title company and title insurer against lender’s claim that deed of trust was erroneously prepared, based on the application of the “full credit bid rule”, resulting in a very favorable settlement for clients.
Taylor v. First National Bank of Marin. Successfully defended title company against claims of alleged complicity in lender misconduct, by obtaining discretionary dismissal for failure to prosecute.
Impatco, Inc. v. Monterey Bay Home Loans, Inc. Successfully defended title company against claims that it was complicit in securities violations relative to mortgage loans, on the grounds that venue was improper.