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Damages for Breach of Contract: Measurement and Limitations


Norman Otto Stockmeyer


Thomas M. Cooley Law School


Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 82, p. 32, October 2003

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Tort lawsuits get more press attention, but contract cases outnumber tort cases in many courts. The most important aspect of most contract lawsuits is the determination of damages; few lawsuits are undertaken merely for a declaration of rights or to recover nominal damages. Yet comparatively little has been written on the topic of contract damages. This article summarizes the legal principles recognized by Michigan courts as governing the measurement of, and limitations on, damages for breach of contract.

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Keywords: damages, breach of contract, contract lawsuits

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Date posted: October 27, 2008  

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Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Damages for Breach of Contract: Measurement and Limitations. Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 82, p. 32, October 2003. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1289404

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)
Thomas M. Cooley Law School ( email )
300 S. Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.cooley.edu
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