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Tort Spotlight: Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Ever wonder what your options are if you’ve entered into a contract under false representations or promises?  One option is to bring a tort claim for “fraudulent misrepresentation”.  A fraudulent misrepresentation is one which was made with the knowledge that it is untrue and with the intent to deceive.  Fraud gives rise to effects in the law of contract and the law of tort.