Constructive Bailment Law and Legal Definition

Constructive bailment means an implied bailment which arises when one comes into lawful possession of personal property of another, other than by mutual contract of bailment; such possessor may be treated as a bailee of property by operation of law and may reasonably be referred to as a constructive bailee. Isik Jewelry v. Mars Media, Inc., 418 F. Supp. 2d 112, 124 (E.D.N.Y. 2005)