Unjust Enrichment


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Unjust Enrichment

In law, a situation in which one person profits from a venture but does not provide adequate compensation to another person who helped in the venture. Unjust enrichment may result from underpayment, failure to honor a contract, or slavery. One found liable for unjust enrichment may have to pay the person who was mistreated.
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He reportedly said the party is suing Mersing MP Datuk Abdul Latiff Ahmad, Sabah Bernam MP Datuk Mohd Fasiah Mohd Fakeh and Hulu Terengganu MP Datuk Rosol Wahid for alleged breach of contract, unjust enrichment, legitimate expectations and breach of trust.
The jury found that Swift intentionally and improperly interfered with CRST drivers' contracts, awarding it $3 million, $5 million in punitive damages and $7.5 million for unjust enrichment.
LLC et al., in the same court, seeking damages under various state consumer protection laws, common law fraud, unjust enrichment, and the federal RICO Act.
2017 multi-picture agreement, an unjust enrichment claim, and an alleged breach related to the first film, the completed "A Rainy Day in New York."
2001), and concluded that the underlying fraud of the Ponzi scheme was not relevant to the determination of imposing an equitable lien on homestead, but rather, the prevention of unjust enrichment and the homeowner receiving a windfall.
All of the requirements of a constructive trust have been satisfied: James' new wife received and retained a benefit, which was unjust to James' children who were denied their guaranteed means of support, and the aforementioned unjust enrichment was the result of James' wrongful conduct in violating the MSA.
Where insurance company MetLife asserted an unjust enrichment claim to recover benefits erroneously paid to a son upon the death of his father, it was appropriate for MetLife to recover the portion of the proceeds that the son had not yet spent when he received notice of MetLife's error, because otherwise he would receive a windfall.
In reversing the CA decision, the SC Third Division reinstated the ruling of the Regional Trial Court in Lucena City declaring that the loan obligations of the Chuas were fully paid and asking for more from the Chuas would result in 'unjust enrichment.'
The claims are breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, unjust enrichment and commission of a felony.
The automaker has filed a court claim against Claudine Bichara de Oliveira over what documents describe as 'unjust enrichment.'
After a three-week trial and about 12 hours of deliberations, a jury of seven women and two men found last week that the pharmaceutical companies owe De Simone more than $18 million in damages, including $15 million for false advertising, nearly $1.9 million for unjust enrichment and nearly $1 million for breach of contract, according to online court records.
Biffle and Gina Biffle, who live in Oregon County, sued Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative and Sho-Me Technologies LLC for trespass and unjust enrichment for the companies' use of fiber-optic cables on their land.