Can you sue a title company for damages for not paying off your mortgage ina timely Manet and turning your credit ?
We sold our house on 4 April and it is now 17 May. The buyers title compant said that instead of wiring the funds to our mortgage company they sent it via UPS whom supposedly lost the check. Credit score as a result went from excellent to poor dropped 135 points due to their mistake. They have stated that they can send us paperwork to our old mortgage company but they can't do it themselves to try to remedy the situation that we are in now. Is there cause To sue for damages ?
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Your entire fact pattern is hard to believe, especially your credit score droping 135 points. Was your house all ready in foreclosure? You really need to bring all your documents and proof of what you are saying to an experienced VA attorney. If you are or were in foreclosure, you may also want to consult a VA mortgage foreclosure attorney. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY WHO IS LICENSED IN YOUR STATE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the local attorney.
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The short answer is that you may have claims against the title company, your old mortgage company, UPS, and the credit reporting companies. This is a complicated subject, and you need an experienced Virginia attorney to review the facts and documents to advise you of your options for repairing the harm you have suffered. There are legal strategies for resolving this matter, but you should not wait to consult with counsel. I am very sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.
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Get a title attorney ASAP. If your fact pattern is correct, you may be entitled to damages.
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