West Headnote of the Day – August 10, 2010

August 10, 2010

West's Key 205H Implied and Constructive Contracts
West's Key 205HI Nature and Grounds of Obligation
West's Key 205HI(A) In General
West's Key 205Hk2 Constructive or Quasi Contracts
West's Key 205Hk3 k. Unjust Enrichment.

205H Implied and Constructive ContractsViewers failed to state claim for unjust enrichment in their class action against boxer, fight promoters and fight telecasters, seeking refund of money viewers paid to see fight in which boxer was disqualified for biting his opponent’s ear; viewers received what they paid for, namely, right to view whatever event transpired.
Castillo v. Tyson, 701 N.Y.S.2d 423 (N.Y. App. Div. 2000)

Suggested by Robert P. Knapp III; Mulholland & Knapp, LLP; New York, NY