Category: Contracts

A material breach by either party to a bilateral contract excuses the other party from rendering any further contractual performance

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Suit to enforce a guarantee

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Small claims civil actions are defined, in part, as all actions in contract when the amount in dispute, including any applicable penalties, does not exceed, exclusive of costs, the sum of $3,000

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Lost profits

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A breach of contract claim

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The statute of frauds

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Incorporation by reference of a separate document

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Indemnity contracts

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A party that uses unambiguous terms in a contract cannot be relieved from the language simply because he had a secret, unexpressed intent that the language should have an interpretation contrary to the words’ plain meaning

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The interpretation of contracts of insurance mandate broad reading of coverage provisions, narrow reading of exclusionary provisions, resolution of ambiguities in the insured’s favor, and construction consistent with the insured’s reasonable expectations

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