Unformatted text preview: Sample Answer: According to the question, Janine was apparently unconscious or otherwise unable to agree to a contract for the nursing services she received while she was in the hospital. As you read in the chapter, however, sometimes the law will create a fictional contract in order to prevent one party from unjustly receiving a benefit at the expense of another. This is known as a quasi contract and provides a basis for Nursing Services to recover the value of the services it provided while Janine was in the hospital. As for the at-home services that were provided to Janine, because Janine was aware that those services were being provided for her, Nursing Services can recover for those services under an implied-in-fact contract. Under this type of contract, the conduct of the parties creates and defines the terms. Janine’s acceptance of the services constitutes her agreement to form a contract, and she will probably be required to pay Nursing Services in full....
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course MGMT 4324 taught by Professor Tim during the Spring '11 term at Andhra University.
- Spring '11
- Business Law