Quasi-Contract


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Quasi-Contract

In law, an agreement imposed upon the parties by a court to establish legal equity. A quasi-contract is imposed when the parties should have signed a real contract, but did not, and therefore may find themselves in an inequitable situation.
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and more rigorously still in quasi-contract actions.
At face value, revenues derived through promissory estoppel, culpa in contrahendo, and quasi-contract fall outside the ED's enforceable-contract scope.
The equitable doctrines of unconscionability and quasi-contract make clear that the original intent standard will not always promote the cause of efficiency.
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