“The butcher, the baker and the candle-stick maker”

July 2, 2012

  • 184 Fraud
  • 184I Deception Constituting Fraud, and Liability Therefor
  • 184k5 Elements of Constructive Fraud
  • 184k7 k. Fiduciary or Confidential Relations.

184 FraudThe butcher, the baker and the candle-stick maker do not occupy a fiduciary relation toward every customer who has too much faith in human nature or is too busy or too careless, whichever way he may properly be characterized, to count his change.
Polek v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., 36 A.3d 399 (2012)
Suggested by Maria Ferreira, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw