\mˈɪdɪ tˈe͡ɪl], \mˈɪdɪ tˈe‍ɪl], \m_ˈɪ_d_ɪ t_ˈeɪ_l]\
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1910 - Black's Law Dictionary (2nd edition)
By Henry Campbell Black

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unjust enrichment

  • legal doctrine stating person receives money or other through no effort of his own, at expense another, recipient should return to rightful owner, even if property was not obtained illegally. Most courts will order that the be returned party who has suffered loss brings a lawsuit. 1. Benefit retention with no consideration of return where it can be reasonably expected. 2. Money obtained that is not a gift the beneficiary needs to make restitution for.
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