Jim’s Recent Successes

Obtained Money Judgment for Title Insurance Underwriter

Awarded money judgment in favor of title insurance underwriter against individual, arising from misconduct in connection with real estate sale

Negotiated Favorable Settlement for Lender

Negotiated favorable settlement for mortgage lender in action by prior real estate owner seeking to invalidate the mortgage

Represented Individual Mortgage Holder in Lien Priority Dispute

Successfully represented an individual mortgage holder against an institutional lender, obtaining a buyout for the full indebtedness owed under the disputed mortgage plus attorneys’ fees expended

Obtained Settlement from Law Firm and Its Malpractice Carrier

Obtained favorable mediation settlement from law firm accused of legal malpractice and law firm’s malpractice insurance carrier, resulting in a settlement amount that exceeded the client’s out-of-pocket loss and included additional sums for pre-judgment interest

Represented Title Insurance Underwriter in Action against Limited Agent

Successfully represented title insurance underwriter in action against its limited agent alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and negligence, obtaining a settlement from agent and its errors and omissions carrier equaling 100% of the loss suffered by the client underwriter

Successfully Represented Escrow Holder in Multi-Party Dispute

Successfully represented escrow holder in complex multi-party international dispute over $3 million escrow, obtaining favorable settlement permitting escrowee to deduct its attorneys’ fees from escrow deposit

Negotiated Favorable Settlement for Title Insurance Underwriter Resolving Coverage Dispute Action

Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of title insurer in coverage action arising from easement dispute between owners of adjoining commercial properties

Defeated Action against Title Insurance Underwriter Alleging Breach of Contract, Bad Faith, and Deceptive Business Practices

Awarded dismissal on the merits of action by cooperative corporation policyholder alleging breach of policy, bad faith, and deceptive business practices against title insurer on the ground that insurer properly denied insured’s excluded claim


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