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How are damages awarded after a contract breach?

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Apr 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

If a court decides that one party to a contract is guilty of breaching it, they will often award the other party damages for whatever losses they have suffered. There are several ways they can calculate this. They include: Going by what the contract says Some people pre-agree a figure for a breac...

2 kinds of contract breaches

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Mar 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

Any good business would know that, in order to keep operations smooth, there will be ample contracts with cooperative parties. A contract is a document that can ensure each party understands their legal obligations when providing goods or services. Without a well-defined contract, businesses may ...

2 types of contract breaches

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Aug 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

Contracts are routine matters when it comes to running a smooth business. These legal documents can outline what a party can and can't do and what's expected from them. Without a contract, a business could have its reputation ruined, expose a business to unnecessary lawsuits or cause someone to b...

Common remedies for breach of construction contracts

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Sep 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

A breach of the contract is a risk anyone who enters into a legal agreement faces. If you are in the construction industry, there is a pretty good chance that you will run into a contract that does not deliver on the agreed terms.  Contracts are legally binding agreements. As such, if one party f...

Termination of a construction contract

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Apr 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Construction contracts can be very simple or very detailed. Before either party signs the contract, they must ensure that they understand every term in it. One of the important things to check before signing is the termination clause. This outlines what steps must be taken to break the contract. ...

When can a contractor legally abandon a job?

Posted by Karl Silverberg | Dec 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

As a contractor, you know that no job goes completely smoothly. You may have disputes with the company or individuals that hired you. That's when having a well-crafted, detailed contract is extremely valuable. What if things get so bad that you feel you need to have your workers pack up and leave...

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