LAW 505-002 – Contracts I

Restatement Third of Restitution § 20


Protection of Another's Life or Health

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  1. A person who performs, supplies, or obtains professional services required for the protection of another's life or health is entitled to restitution from the other as necessary to prevent unjust enrichment, if the circumstances justify the decision to intervene without request.
  2. Unjust enrichment under this section is measured by a reasonable charge for the services in question.