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    “Fraud” means an intentional misrepresentation, deceit, or concealment of a material fact with the intention of depriving the plaintiff of property or of a legal right or otherwise to cause plaintiff ...

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  • What is Res Judicata?
    What is Res Judicata?

    Res judicata, also known as claim preclusion, is the Latin term for "a matter [already] judged." Simply put, if a matter has been adjudicated by a competent court, it may not be pursued further by the ...

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  • The Relation Back Doctrine
    The Relation Back Doctrine

    The term "cause of action" refers to the facts upon which the rights of action are based. When a plaintiff seeks to add new legal theories or causes of action, the amended complaint relates back to ...

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