contract implied in law

Definition of "contract implied in law"
  1. A form of obligation known as a quasi-contract that occurs in circumstances where there was no express agreement between parties, but justice and fairness dictate that one party should compensate the other
How to use "contract implied in law" in a sentence
  1. A contract implied in law was created when the service provider repaired the customer's car without a formal agreement, and thus could reasonably expect payment.
  2. When a neighbor accidentally trimmed trees on a wrong property thinking it was his own, a contract implied in law could require him to compensate the actual owner.
  3. The food provided to a patient in the hospital created a contract implied in law, even though there was no agreement beforehand between the patient and the hospital.

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