Civil Fraud Law

Have You Been Targeted By Fraud?

At Karrass Law, our team of legal experts and civil lawyers can help. 

In today's day and age, cases of fraud continue to increase, which leaves many people victimized by fraudulent behaviour. Don't be ashamed; take action with Karrass Law. 

What is Civil Fraud?

Civil fraud encompasses deceptive behaviour intentionally resulting in the loss or harm to a person or entity. Fraud typically occurs when anything from business deals, contracts, or agreements are deliberately misrepresented, or facts are concealed by one party to deceive the other party. Legal action can be taken when civil fraud results in monetary loss or legal repercussions. If you're unsure whether your case warrants a civil suit, book a consultation with our trusted civil fraud lawyers at Karrass Law. Our team will help you navigate your unique situation, and we will advocate for your rights. 

With years of experience and hundreds of civil cases handled successfully, Robert Karrass and the Karrass Law team will help you get back what's yours. 


Common Types of Civil Fraud 

civil fraud lawyerCivil fraud refers to fraudulent and misleading behaviour that falls outside the scope of the criminal code. There are many types of scams that fall under the umbrella of fraud, now more than ever, with the increase of fraudulent activity online. Unfortunately, many people don't realize that a venture or contract is defrauding them until they've fallen victim to it. But with the guidance of a skilled law firm, it's not too late to take action. 

Some types of scam include: 

These types of fraudulent activities tend to target vulnerable communities like newcomers and the elderly. They're designed to make you feel powerless. Don't let the fraudsters win. Pursuing legal action with our team of civil fraud lawyers can help you recover lost causes and restore justice.


How Civil Fraud is Proved in Ontario

If you've been defrauded, our team of civil fraud lawyers will work tirelessly to ensure your case is heard. In Ontario, civil lawyers establishing civil fraud involves the following:

  1. False Representation or Deception: Deception or intentional misrepresentation is a key factor in fraud. This can look like false information, omitting key details, or engaging in misleading actions with the intent to mislead.
  2. Intent to Deceive: The individual responsible for the false information or deceptive behaviour must have deliberately intended to deceive or prompt the other party to take action based on this deceit.
  3. Dependence on Misleading Information: The deceived party must have relied on the deceptive information or behaviour, taking action that resulted in harm or loss.
  4. Significant Influence: False information or behaviour must have significantly influenced the deceived party's decision-making process.
  5. Substantial Loss: There needs to be clear evidence demonstrating tangible harm or measurable loss experienced by the party due to the deception, whether that loss is financial or legal. 

If you're not sure how well your situation fits into these categories, don't give up just yet. Contact our team of experienced civil lawyers, who will assess your case and help you determine the best course of action.

Why Pursue Civil Fraud Suits with Karrass Law

If you've been a victim of fraud, consider pursuing legal action with Karrass Law. Working with our team of civil fraud lawyers allows you to pursue damages, helping to recover costs that were lost as a result of fraudulent activity and put a stop to fraudulent behaviour, helping others to not also fall victim to the same traps. 

To get started, reach out to the experts at Karrass Law for legal advice.

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