fraudulent concealment

fraudulent concealment
fraudulent concealment n: the intentional failure to disclose a material fact and esp. the existence of a cause of action by one under a duty to make such a disclosure to another who acts or fails to act in reliance and suffers a loss

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

fraudulent concealment
n.
Hiding a material fact that legally or morally should be disclosed.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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