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Certainty

One of the rules that limits a plaintiff's recovery for breach of contract is the requirement that damages must be proven to a reasonable certainty. This lesson explores that principle. The lesson can be run either as an introduction to certainty or as a review after you have completed your study.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Explain why courts require plaintiffs to prove damages to a reasonable certainty.
2. Give examples of the ways a plaintiff can make damages reasonably certain.

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