Contracts Broken? How to Fight Back and Reclaim What's Yours

Breach occurs when a party fails their duties under a binding contract

Compensatory damages typically awarded to place the plaintiff in the position they expected

Punitive damages may apply if breach was result of willful, reckless or fraudulent actions

Injunctive relief can compel party to fulfill duties or prevent continuing breaches

Burden of proof falls on plaintiff to demonstrate breach and resulting harms

Damages may include lost profits, reliance costs, restitution, or specific performance

Defenses like prior material breach, impossibility can limit plaintiff's recovery

Statute of limitations restricts how long after breach that lawsuits can be filed

Consulting an attorney vital when considering breach of contract claims and remedies