Unjust Enrichment - Are the Services "Incontrovertibly Beneficial"?

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A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal outside the field of construction law reminds us of the principles of Unjust Enrichment that apply to the payment for services provided to a construction project. Unless the services were requested by the defendant, payment can only be recovered in unjust enrichment if the services were “incontrovertibly beneficial” to the defendant.

Grover v. Hodgins, 2011 ONCA 72 (CanLII)

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