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Quasi-Contract: Definition & Examples

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Samuel was running blind-folded. He accidentally ran into a wall, knocking him to the ground. Luckily, Dr. Feng was near the scene. He treated Samuel at the scene and later billed him. Sam refused to pay. What did Samuel receive from Dr. Feng which may cause him to have to pay for medical treatment?

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1. What is restitution in a quasi-contractual judgment called?

2. What determines quantum meruit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet take a look at what can happen in the absence of a real written contract. To pass this quiz, you should know how to spot examples of quasi-contracts, understand who is at fault, and know who will be awarded in court.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students should know about:

  • Restitution in quasi-contractual judgment
  • How quantus meruit is determined
  • What a plaintiff must demonstrate to win a quasi-contract case

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding quasi-contract in the medical field and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use acquired knowledge to correctly identify who is right and who is at fault in a sample quasi-contract situation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning more, take a look at the corresponding lesson called Quasi-Contract: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe when someone can sue in the absence of a written agreement
  • Identify how one party can profit at the expense of another
  • Explain when quantum meruit comes into play
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