fraudulent concealment


: the intentional failure to disclose a material fact and especially 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

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“Fraudulent concealment.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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