negligent misrepresentation

negligent misrepresentation
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  • Misrepresentation in English law — is an area of English contract law, which allows a person to escape a contractual obligation or claim compensation for losses. If one person can show that she entered an agreement because of another person s false assurances, then the other… …   Wikipedia

  • misrepresentation — mis·rep·re·sen·ta·tion /mis ˌre pri ˌzen tā shən, zən / n: an intentionally or sometimes negligently false representation made verbally, by conduct, or sometimes by nondisclosure or concealment and often for the purpose of deceiving, defrauding,… …   Law dictionary

  • negligent misstatement — The terms negligent misrepresentation and negligent misstatement are often confused. Generally, an action for any form of misrepresentation is between contracting parties, whereas an action for negligent misstatement may be invoked whether or not …   Law dictionary

  • Misrepresentation — This article is about a legal term. For the sociological one, see Misrepresentation (sociology). Misrepresentation is a contract law concept. It means a false statement of fact made by one party to another party, which has the effect of inducing… …   Wikipedia

  • misrepresentation — An untrue statement of fact, made by one party to the other in the course of negotiating a contract, that induces the other party to enter into the contract. The person making the misrepresentation is called the representor, and the person to… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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  • Doe v. MySpace — Citation 528 F.3d 413 (5th Cir. 2008). Judges Edith Brown Clement, William Lockhart Garwood, and Jennifer Walker Elrod Decided …   Wikipedia

  • South African contract law — is essentially a modernised version of the Roman Dutch law of contract, [1] which is itself rooted in Roman law. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement entered into by two or more parties with the serious intention of creating a… …   Wikipedia

  • Interpreting contracts in English law — is an area of English contract law, which concerns how the courts decide what an agreement means. It is settled law that the process is based on the objective view of a reasonable person, given the context in which the contracting parties made… …   Wikipedia

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