quantum meruit


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quantum meruit

(ˈmɛruːɪt)
(Law) as much as he has earned: denoting a payment for goods or services in partial fulfilment of a contract or for those supplied when no price has been agreed
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A Ramsey County District Court judge determined that Faricy had worked on the Home Liquidator matter but made no quantum meruit award because Faricy had not proven the reasonable value of its services.
The district court also determined that A Plus' quantum meruit and unjust enrichment claims were barred under the provision as well.
In the absence of a contract price, the judge set a quantum meruit value of 25 percent of the master charge fee and entered judgment for that amount.
Let us consider the more commercial cases on quantum meruit, which Canadian courts have inconsistently treated as a remedy and a claim.
on a quantum meruit basis); it is also advisable to require the contractor to notify the employer if it is reaching or could be required to perform work in excess of that cap due to reasons outside its control (i.
Ensminger and Kathleen Berry: Plaintiff alleges breach of contract and quantum meruit.
Since 2006, there has been no contractual relationship, but government has continued paying AMPI on a quantum meruit basis, or in sums equivalent to the goods delivered.
Plaintiffs asserted a number of state law claims, including quantum meruit, unjust enrichment, quasi-estoppel, tortious interference with a business relationship, and conversion, as well as violations of the price-fixing and boycott provisions of the Sherman Act.
Before such hearing, the rehabilitation receiver is entitled to reasonable compensation based on quantum meruit.
Though having no contract with Spencer, and no right to detain the embroideries for the purpose of verifying title, SF was entitled to a quantum meruit for its work.