quantum valebant

noun
quantum va·​le·​bant | \ -və-ˈlē-ˌbant, -vä-ˈlā-ˌbänt \

Legal Definition of quantum valebant

1 : a count in a common-law action of assumpsit to recover the value of goods or materials furnished
2 : a theory or doctrine that permits recovery for materials provided on the basis of an implied contract

History and Etymology for quantum valebant

Latin, as much as they were worth

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“Quantum valebant.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/quantum%20valebant. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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