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Quantum meruit

“Quantum meruit” is a Latin term that means “as much as he has deserved” or “as much as earned.” In the field of law, it refers to a legal doctrine that allows for the recovery of the reasonable value of services rendered, even in the absence of a formal contract. This means that a person should receive fair compensation for work done or services provided, even if there was no explicit agreement on payment terms beforehand. This principle is often used in cases where there is an implied contract or when one party has benefited from another’s services without compensating them as agreed.

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