fraudulent concealment

fraudulent concealment,

n the deliberate attempt to withhold information or to conceal an act to avoid contractual responsibility. Fraudulent concealment as applied to health care providers arises when a treating doctor conceals from an aggrieved patient that a previous treating doctor may have committed malpractice.
References in periodicals archive ?
Causes of action against the two defendants in the lawsuit include: Fraudulent Concealment, Deceptive Practices in Violation of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, Violation of Unfair Practices Act, Strict Liability, Negligence and Breach of Warranty.
In the lawsuit, Bridgestone/Firestone and Bridgestone Corporation are charged with Fraudulent Concealment, Deceptive Practices, Violation of Unfair Practices Act, Strict Liability, Negligence and Breach of Warranty.
CFI was to have been the beneficiary in 1998 of an $80 million donation, which according to the law suit was disrupted by fraudulent concealment (an improper agreement between two lenders, one being a Cerberus affiliate and the other a subsidiary of Gordon Brothers Group, with the Chief Financial Officer of the subsidiary of a plaintiff); breach of contract; civil RICO; conspiracy to engage in a pattern of racketeering enterprise; and tortuous interference with an economic relationship.
The Superior Court also threw out the plaintiffs' claims for fraudulent concealment, breach of contract, and unfair competition, finding that the facts stated in their complaint failed to support such claims.
Causes of action in the lawsuit charged the tire manufacturer with Fraudulent Concealment, Deceptive Practices in Violation of the CLRA, Violations of the Unfair Practices Act, Negligence and Strict Liability.
Littell in Riverside, CA, the lawsuit alleges Fraudulent Concealment, Deceptive Practices in Violation of the CLRA, Violations of the Unfair Practices Act, Negligence and Strict Liability and seeks general, specific and punitive damages.
Equatorial had prevailed in trial on claims of breach of contract, professional negligence, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, fraud, fraudulent concealment, negligent misrepresentation and violations of the Nevada Deceptive Trade Practices Act by Kvaerner.
INC008689, and arises out of the purported actions of the defendants in connection with the consulting agreement between IWIC and the Company, the purchase and sale of SelecTel, overbilling and false billing by IWIC, fraudulent concealment by Lanza of his background as it relates to the securities business and fraudulent nondisclosure of information to the Company which had a material adverse effect on the Company's business.
She added: "The jury awarded $75million of Debbie's claim in punitive damages, which reflects their anger over evidence we presented concerning fraudulent concealment.
IDT later amended its complaint to add claims for fraudulent misrepresentation and fraudulent concealment based on Morgan Stanley s failure to produce two so-called smoking gun documents in response to the arbitration subpoena.