Archive for January 28th, 2011

Fraud in the Inducement, or “I Didn’t Read the Contract But That’s OK Because the Other Guy Lied About the Terms” (2011-1-28)

In a recent and closely reasoned opinion, the 5th District Court of Appeal from Fresno held that a claim of fraud could go to trial, even if the alleged fraud was controverted by the language of the written agreement between the parties.  There are points in the opinion for discussion, but let’s start with the […]