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Unjust Enrichment: Introduction

Introduction

Unjust enrichment is where one person receives a benefit or financial advantage which he or she did not earn or deserve, at the expense or disadvantage of someone else.  Unjust enrichment is a common law (judicially-created) rule which is based in equity and which promotes fairness in the resolution of cases. 

 

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