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Superior Court Explains When Fraud Claims May be Brought

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Novipax Holdings LLC v. Sealed Air Corporation, No. N17C-03-1682 (November 28, 2017)

This is an interesting decision because it explains: (1) when a fraud claim may be brought despite anti-reliance provisions in a contract and (2) when a fraud claim does not overlap and is thereby precluded by a contract claim based on similar facts. In each case, the inquiry is very fact specific.

Court Of Chancery Explains Fraud Pleading Standards

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Sparton Corporation v. O’Neil, C.A. 12403-VCMR (August 9, 2017)

This decision explains what needs to be alleged to state a fraud claim. More particularly, it is not enough to just generally allege that a defendant must have had knowledge of someone else’s false statement.