What conduct is required by a plaintiff to discover and uncover the fraud and thereby uncover the cause of action?

Alberta, Canada


The following excerpt is from Huet v. Lynch, 2000 ABCA 97 (CanLII):

Even in cases of fraudulent concealment, the plaintiff may be required to exercise reasonable diligence to discover the fraud and thereby uncover the cause of action: Guerin v. The Queen (1984), 1984 CanLII 25 (SCC), 13 D.L.R. (4th) 321 (S.C.C.). What conduct is required of a plaintiff depends on the particular facts of the case.

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