Unjust Enrichment


Definition of "Unjust enrichment"

Person or business that benefits from the work of another person or business. The recipient has not compensated the other party for this gain. In law, the one being enriched at the sacrifice or detriment of the other party must provide restitution. assume an electrician did work for Mr. Smith who suddenly died before making payment. The new owner of the house is legally obligated to pay the bill.

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