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How "Reliance Damages" Can Remedy a Breach of Contract

In a breach of contract case, the party claiming injury may seek what are known as “reliance damages.” As the New York Court of Appeals has explained, this refers to “damages based on [the injured party's] reliance interest, including expenditures made in preparation for ...

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Blog Posts in 2015

  • When Does Federal Law Preempt State Law in a Breach of Contract Case?

    Although most breach of contract and civil litigation cases fall under state law, there are times when federal law overrides or “preempts” such ...

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  • Never Rely on "Oral" Modifications to a Lease

    Many landlord-tenant disputes arise because of differing interpretations of the parties' lease. Remember, a lease is a written contract, and like any ...

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  • The Difficulty of Suing Private Associations in Court

    Voluntary associations provide many important civil and cultural functions. When disagreements arise over an association's internal rules, can an ...

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  • What Constitutes Fraud in a Business Relationship?

    Business deals can go bad for several reasons, many of which do not lead to litigation. But there are instances where one party believes it is the ...

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  • Can You Repudiate a Contract Via Email?

    Business agreements are often complicated documents involving a healthy dose of legal language. While such complexity may seem unnecessary, a ...

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  • Oral Partnership Agreements Can Lead to Problems

    Many people form partnerships to invest in other businesses. Such investment partnerships may include family and friends. While you may be tempted to ...

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  • Dealing With Mortgage Lenders who Engage in Unfair Business Practices

    If you are taking out a mortgage to finance a real estate purchase , it is always a good idea to work with an attorney, in part to protect yourself ...

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  • How Long Does a Contract Last?

    As a general rule, a contract may be terminated by either party unless they agree to a definite term. For example, if John Doe agrees to pay Jane ...

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  • When is a Contract "Impossible" to Perform?

    When does an outside event allow you to get out of a contract? New York law recognizes the “doctrine of impossibility,” which holds that a party may ...

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