No. 568 (1974).

72 Wis.2d 503 (1976)

241 N.W.2d 434

LAABS and another, Respondents, v. CHICAGO TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

Decided May 4, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For the appellant there was a brief by O'Melia, Melby, Simon & Smith, S. C., and a reply brief by O'Melia, Melby, Smith & Schiek, S. C., of Rhinelander, and oral argument by David J. Smith.

For the respondents there was a brief by Timken, Lonsdorf & Mallery and oral argument by James P. Lonsdorf, all of Wausau.


This litigation arises from a dispute as to the scope of coverage provided by a policy of title insurance issued by Chicago Title Insurance Company (hereinafter company) to Theodore F. and Selma Laabs (hereinafter insured). Laabs and McKenzies owned adjoining parcels of real estate. The company had issued a policy of title insurance to both property owners. The two properties are described by metes and bounds and it appears the descriptions overlap...

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