Saturday, January 7, 2017

Fidelity National Title Breach of Contract and Bad Faith - Davis awarded $2,062,746.89

J-A31019-14
NON-PRECEDENTIAL DECISION - SEE SUPERIOR COURT I.O.P. 65.37 RICHARD AND MARIA DAVIS IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA Appellee v. FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY D/B/A FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK
Appellant No. 672 MDA 2014 Appeal from the Judgment Entered May 28, 2014 In the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County Civil Division at No(s): 10-00-8868 BEFORE: BOWES, J., OTT, J., and STABILE, J. MEMORANDUM BY OTT, J.:
 FILED MARCH 18, 2015

Fidelity National Title Insurance Company d/b/a Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of New York (Fidelity) appeals from the judgment entered on May 28, 2014, in the Court of Common Pleas of Lackawanna County. Plaintiffs, Richard and Maria Davis (collectively Davis), filed a complaint against Fidelity alleging breach of contract and bad faith regarding a dispute over ownership of a 1.86 acre parcel of land. The parties proceeded to a bench trial before the Honorable Carmen D. Minora who found in favor of Davis on both counts and awarded an aggregate verdict of $2,062,746.89. Fidelity raises five issues in this timely appeal. After a thorough review of the submissions by the parties, relevant law, and the certified record, we affirm.

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http://www.pacourts.us/assets/opinions/Superior/out/J-A31019-14m.pdf