quasi contract


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Noun1.quasi contract - a contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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Plaintiff alleges breach of contract, account stated, quasi contract, money lent.
Lewinsohn, Contract Distinguished from Quasi Contract, 2 CALIF.
The elements of a cause of action for a quasi contract are that: (1) the plaintiff has conferred a benefit on the defendant; (2) the defendant has knowledge of the benefit; (3) the defendant has accepted or retained the benefit conferred and (4) the circumstances are such that it would be inequitable for the defendant to retain the benefit without paying fair value for it.

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