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misrepresentation

A contract law term for falsely or imperfectly representing a thing; distortion of facts; misleading; lying.

misrepresentation

Malpractice Representing falsely or imperfectly; lying. Cf Fraud.
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Thus, under Basic, if a plaintiff shows that the defendant's misrepresentation was public and material and that the stock traded in a generally efficient market, he is entitled to a presumption that the misrepresentation affected the stock price.
Claims of misrepresentations in user agreements and privacy policies are beginning to gain legal recognition, particularly where they occur at the point of sale.
Significant rates of misrepresentation of publications among applicants to residency and fellowship training programs in the United States have been researched and documented.
Conceptually, a negligent misrepresentation framework would
Shouldn't they have been able to uncover any misrepresentations on Autonomy's part during the deal discussions?
states make misrepresentation of employment qualifications a criminal offence; half of them classify this as a felony punishable by several years in prison.
Within weeks, ABC returns Good Eats' premium and files an action to rescind the insurance policy for policy year 2 based upon the material misrepresentations regarding security in the insurance application.
misrepresentations and suffer losses even while retaining the premiums
However, the IC said Funa was 'unconvinced by the explanation given by Caritas Health' as the company itself 'acknowledged that there have been instances of unauthorized swiping and misrepresentations committed by its sales agents.'
It brought this action for a declaratory judgment that the policy at issue was void ab initio based on material misrepresentations. The court granted partial summary judgment on the issues of whether Abruzzino made misrepresentations in procuring the policy.
New Delhi [India] Feb 7 ( ANI ): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in the Lok Sabha as a farrago of misrepresentations and half-truths.