What is a Breach of Contract in Florida?

breach of contract in floridaA contract is an agreement between two or more parties that is intended to be enforceable by law. When one of the parties does not perform their obligations under the contact, then a breach of contract occurs.

In order for a breach of contract in Florida to exist, the following must be true:

–          There is a contract that was entered into by both parties (It is always better if this contract is in writing.);

–          There was a breach of that contract; AND

–          The second party incurred damages as a result of the first party’s breach of contract. (The damages incurred MUST be a result of the breach.)

A contract is an agreement that is intended to be enforced by the courts. Therefore, if you have entered into a contract with someone, they breached the contract, and you suffered damages as a result, then you have a right to sue the other party for the actual damages your suffered and, in some cases, punitive damages (punishment damages).

If you have been a victim of a breach of contract in Florida, then Boyer Law Firm can help. Our civil litigation attorneys have handled all types of breach of contract cases for all types of contracts.

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