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Court Of Chancery Clarifies Damages For Breach

Universal Enterprise Group LP v Duncan Petroleum Corporation, C.A. 4948-VCL (July 1, 2013)

This careful decision explains how to calculate damages in a breach of contract case.  That is not as easy as it sounds. Plaintiffs frequently try to get tort-type damages in breach of contract cases, particularly under the loss of value theory.  This decision cuts off those types of damages.