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Breach of Contract 

Contracts contain rights and obligations that govern the relationships between two parties. In the commercial world, companies rely on these contracts to conduct their business and plan for the future.  


However, contracts are often violated for various reasons. When that happens, it is important to have a team of experienced business litigators ready to fight for you. 

What Is a Breach of Contract?

Breaches can occur in a variety of ways and may be intentional or unintentional. But it’s important to be aware of the two types of breaches: material and immaterial.  

Material Breach

A material breach refers to situations that make it pointless or unreasonable for a contract to be fulfilled. Material breaches are not slight deviations from contractual terms — they are outright failures dealing with some of the most important terms of a contract.

For example, if a manufacturer entered into a contract to deliver a certain type of product within 30 days but delivers the goods months later, the breach might be material. Similarly, if the products don’t meet the specifications of the contract, the breach would also likely be considered material.

Immaterial Breach

An immaterial breach often does not lead to the complete voiding of a contract. Instead, most — but not all — of the contract’s terms have been fulfilled in cases of immaterial breach, so the contract continues in effect.

The problem is that one party may experience losses due to the immaterial breach and may seek recovery of these damages through litigation.

Dealing With Breaches of Contract

When we represent you in a breach-of-contract case, we must first determine the scope of your rights and craft strategic legal action in response. We begin this process by examining every part of the contract in question to identify the issues at hand and prove the following:

  • A valid contractual agreement existed
  • A breach of contract occurred
  • The breach of contract caused losses

What happens next depends on whether you are a defendant or a plaintiff. If you are the former, you can expect us to provide you with a robust defense and with effective mitigation efforts. If you are the latter, we will fight hard to hold the party in breach accountable for the losses it has caused.

We have the knowledge and resources to hold companies accountable for their breaches and defend companies falsely accused of the same.

Whether the issue is complex and difficult or relatively straightforward, you can rely on our team to help you get your business dealings back on track.


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