What Are Breach of Contract Damages in CA?

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Breach of Contract damages in California are primarily either General Damages (sometimes called Direct Damages) or Special Damages (sometimes called Consequential Damages). General Damages are direct result of the breach i.e. general damages flow directly and necessarily from the breach of contract. On the other hand, Special Damages are damages that are not directly and necessarily result from the breach. In this article, we explore general principles of breach of contract damages in California and further expound upon General Damages and Special Damages.

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