The Docket: U.S. District Court Holds Voluntary Parting Exclusion Bars Coverage for Social Engineering Scheme

June 25, 2020 The Docket is a monthly TitleNews Online feature provided by ALTA’s Title Counsel Committee that reviews significant court rulings and other legal developments, and explains the relevance to the title insurance industry. Stephen Gregory, underwriting counsel for WFG National Title Insurance Co., provided today’s review of a decision by the U.S. District … Continue reading The Docket: U.S. District Court Holds Voluntary Parting Exclusion Bars Coverage for Social Engineering Scheme

A Brief Review of the Virginia Mutual Indemnity Treaty

The title industry in Virginia has had a mutual indemnity treaty in place since the fall of 2015. This agreement among title underwriters eases the burden of title insurance agents to clear enumerated title objections, for insurance purposes only, by providing an alternative to letters of indemnity. The purpose of the agreement is stated in its introductory … Continue reading A Brief Review of the Virginia Mutual Indemnity Treaty

VLTA Member Spotlight: Terri Stitzer

Name:  Terri Stitzer, VCTECompany: Great American Title Insurance AgencyCurrent Position at Company: Title Examiner       Prior Company & Job Title: DTS Titles, Inc. as Owner/President, Title Agent and Title Examiner. Prior or Current Role(s) within VLTA: VLTA Examiner Magazine Editorial Board Member, Member on the VLTA Education Committee; VCTE Title Examiner Study Book … Continue reading VLTA Member Spotlight: Terri Stitzer