General Principles of Contract Damages

MICHIGAN LAW OF DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES, Barbara A. Patek, Patrick McLain, Mark Granzotto, and Norman Otto Stockmeyer, eds., ICLE, 2002

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

This chapter is from the online version of the book Michigan Law of Damages and Other Remedies (Michigan Institute of Legal Education, 2002). It explores Michigan law dealing with claims for breach of contract. The expectation, reliance, and restitution measures of recovery are explained. Limitations on damages are covered, including certainty, foreseeability, and mitigation. The chapter concludes with liquidated damages clauses. Sample jury instructions and practice tips are provided.

Keywords: remedies, damages, contract law

Suggested Citation

Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, General Principles of Contract Damages (2002). MICHIGAN LAW OF DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES, Barbara A. Patek, Patrick McLain, Mark Granzotto, and Norman Otto Stockmeyer, eds., ICLE, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1733163

Norman Otto Stockmeyer (Contact Author)

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