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ARTICLE ID 195775

$________ JUDGMENT FOR PLAINTIFF – CONTRACT – QUANTUM MERUIT CLAIM – PLAINTIFFS ALLEGE THAT DEFENDANT BUILDING FAILED TO COMPLETE RENOVATION CONTRACT.

Fairfield County, CT

In this matter, the plaintiffs entered into a contract with the defendant for renovations to be performed on the plaintiffs’ home. The plaintiffs contend that the defendants failed to complete the renovations as agreed upon, and seek damages. The defendants denied any breach of contract and dispute that any monies are owed to the plaintiff.

The plaintiff property owner and the defendant owner of the renovation company met in ________, and through several years, the parties became friendly. The plaintiff was aware that the defendant was involved in residential decorating and design and construction. As part of their acquaintance, the plaintiff indicated to the defendant that she and her husband wanted to renovate their existing home or sell it. The plaintiff and the defendant had several discussions regarding the renovation of the plaintiff’s residence. Those discussions ultimately resulted in a contract for the renovation of the plaintiff’s residence on August 13, ________. The renovations involved: An addition, a home office, a back staircase, and removal of the existing two car garage to be replaced by a larger garage. In addition were: New flooring, windows, interior and exterior doors, as well as finish and trim for the interior and exterior of the home that were also part of the agreement. The agreed upon price was $________. The plaintiff was required to make installment payments. The renovation work was never completed, and in fact, was far from completion by the agreed date of October ________. The plaintiff brought suit against the defendants for breach of contract, breach of care by the individual defendant who failed to properly supervise the project, negligent misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment. The plaintiff also makes allegations for violation of the state’s unfair trade practices act.

The defendants denied the allegations and disputed that there was any negligence, breach of contract, or misrepresentation on the parts of the defendants.

The matter proceeded to a bench trial. The court found in favor of the plaintiff who were awarded the sum of $________ in damages.

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