Definition of Assumpsit. Meaning of Assumpsit. Synonyms of Assumpsit

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Definition of Assumpsit

Assumpsit
Assumpsit As*sump"sit (?; 215), n. [L., he undertook, pret. of L. assumere. See Assume.] (Law) (a) A promise or undertaking, founded on a consideration. This promise may be oral or in writing not under seal. It may be express or implied. (b) An action to recover damages for a breach or nonperformance of a contract or promise, express or implied, oral or in writing not under seal. Common or indebitatus assumpsit is brought for the most part on an implied promise. Special assumpsit is founded on an express promise or undertaking. --Wharton.

Meaning of Assumpsit from wikipedia

- ****umpsit ("he has undertaken", from Latin, ****umere), or more fully, action in ****umpsit, was a form of action at common law used to enforce what are...
- decisions made by the King's Bench on ****umpsit, causing friction between the courts. In Slade's Case, a case under ****umpsit, which was brought between judges...
- the contract and resort to an action for a quantum meruit on an implied ****umpsit. However, if there is absence of any promised consideration, the plaintiff...
- Action on the case for words (Defamation, Slander) ****umpsit Special ****umpsit Indebitatus ****umpsit Action for money had and received to the plaintiff's...
- quasi-contract can be traced to the medieval form of action known as indebitatus ****umpsit. In essence, the plaintiff would recover a money sum from the defendant...
- first the consideration requirement was at the heart of the action of ****umpsit, which had grown up in medieval times and remained the normal action for...
- law. The judges of the Court of the King's Bench was prepared to allow "****umpsit" actions (for obligations being ****umed) simply from proof of the original...
- payment to bind the bargain, and he is recognizing that the indebitatus ****umpsit had by that time been accepted as the appropriate form of action in place...
- method, enforced by the Court of King's Bench, through the action of ****umpsit, which was technically for deceit. The legal fiction used was that by...
- Barbour Ltd: "The writ of indebitatus ****umpsit involved at least two averments, the debt or obligation and the ****umpsit . The former was the basis of the...
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