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volunteer but at Middleton's request, and Middleton would be unjustly enriched if Miller's services accrued to its ultimate benefit without being paid for. The most likely requirement to be disputed is whether Lindquist reasonably expected to be paid if Miller did not make Middleton profitable. If Lindquist did not expect to be paid unless its manager made the Wisconsin dealership profitable, the Iowa dealership could not recover on a quasi-contract basis, because Miller did not make a profit for Middleton. The court awarded damages on a quasi-contractual basis, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed and remanded the case to determine what Lindquist's reasonable expectations were. Post Submission Feedback Solution Correct Response Middleton Motors, Inc., a struggling Ford dealership in Madison, Wisconsin, sought managerial and financial assistance from Lindquist Ford, Inc., a successful Ford dealership in Bettendorf, Iowa. While the two dealerships negotiated the terms for the services and a cash infusion, Lindquist sent Craig Miller, its general manager, to assume control of Middleton. After about a year, the parties had not agreed on the terms, Lindquist had not invested any funds, Middleton had not made a profit, and Miller was fired without being paid. Lindquist and Miller filed a suit in a federal district court against Middleton based on quasi contract, seeking to recover Miller's pay for his time.

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