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Word of the Week | Quantum Meruit


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Two types of monetary remedies exists: 1) quantum meruit or “fee for services”; or 2) “value survived” or to the overall proportionate share basis. The latter hinges on the existence of a joint family venture.

(Ostere v. Harding (2016), 2016 CarswellBC 1261, 2016 BCSC 819 (B.C. S.C.) at para. 74 Choi J.)

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