unjust enrichment

unjust enrichment
The circumstances which give rise to the obligation of restitution, that is, the receiving and retent ion of property, money, or benefits which in justice and equity belong to another. Herrmann v Gleason (CA6 Mich) 126 F2d 936; Straube v Bowling Green Gas Co. 360 Mo 132, 227 SW2d 666, 18 ALR2d 1335. See restitution.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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