Calif. Appeals Court Upholds $6M Award Against Inquest

Law360, Los Angeles (August 1, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday upheld a $6 million jury award to a contractor who alleged electronics company Inquest Technology Inc. improperly denied him commissions, saying the contract clearly outlined the terms of the contractor's business relationship with the company.

A three-judge panel for the Fourth Appellate District said a jury was right to award Peter Reilly $6 million over Laguna Hills-based Inquest's failure to pay him appropriate commissions stemming from a 2003 contract. In upholding the verdict, the appellate court agreed that the contract...
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