Minnesota Laborers Health and Welfare Fund v. Granite Re. MN fraudulent concealment
The Supreme Court held that fraudulent concealment of a cause of action by the principal obligor on a surety bond may toll the contractual limitations period set out in the bond, affirming Minn. Laborers Health and Welfare Fund v. Granite Re, Inc., 826 N.W.2d 210, (Minn. Ct. App. 2012).
No. A12-1017 (Minn. April 2, 2014).
Please see the original opinion for the court's exact language.
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