Practice Areas

Misrepresentation of material facts

Misrepresentations of a material fact made willfully to deceive, or recklessly without knowledge, and acted on by the opposite party, or if made by mistake and innocently acted on by the opposite party, constitute fraud.

Suppression of material facts

Suppression of a material fact which the party is under an obligation to communicate constitutes fraud.  The obligation to communicate may arise from the confidential relations of the parties or from the particular circumstances of the case.