Title Company Has No Liability for "Bad" Title Commitment

In the recent Centennial Development Group decision, 1 CA-CV 12-0080, a buyer sued a title company for issuing both a title commitment and a title insurance policy that failed to disclose an ingress and egress easement.  The buyer was unable to develop the property, and lost the property to foreclosure. The title company defended the…

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Subsequent Buyer of a Home Can Sue…

Subsequent Buyer of a Home Can Sue Homebuilder for Negligent Construction   On July 31, 2013, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled in Sullivan v. Pulte Home Corporation, CV-12-0419-PR, that Arizona’s economic loss doctrine did not bar a homeowner, who was not the original buyer of the home, from bringing negligence claims more than nine years…

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