quasi contract


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a contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent

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Although some Florida courts have described quasi contracts as being 'equitable in nature,' the term has been used in the sense of 'fairness,' to describe that quality which makes an enrichment unjust, and not as a reference to the equity side of the court.") (internal citations omitted).
The first (overseen by Professor Seavey) reflected, roughly, the area formerly analysed as quasi contract (but with enlargements into areas originating in tort or equity), while the second (overseen by Professor Scott) comprised an area consisting largely of constructive trusts, resulting trusts, tracing and some equitable defences (material that was consciously carved out of the Restatement of the Law of Trusts, (44) a point to which I will return).
Unjust enrichment, quantum meruit, quasi contract and implied contract are similar legal procedures.
Jim Kittleson; Scott Potter; Bill Jones; Tim Wittmayer; Clayton Haugland; John Doe 1-10: Plaintiff alleges trespass, conversion and quasi contract. Suit seeks return of personal property or $117,010.
Plaintiff alleges breach of quasi contract; unjust enrichment.
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