State Appellate Court Reinstates $26M Jury Verdict in First Impression Quantum Meruit Case

"Here, Dyess asked for simple money damages via a quantum meruit claim, which courts of law have historically enforced," Judge David J. Richman wrote on behalf of the three-judge panel. "We conclude that, under applicable Colorado precedent and persuasive precedent from other jurisdictions, Dyess's claim was legal, not equitable. The trial court erred by deeming the claim equitable and treating the jury's verdict as advisory."

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