What are the relevant remedies arising from a Breach of Contract?

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Damages: awarded to compensate the innocent party. Damages can be awarded for normal loss suffered because of the breach, damages for inconvenience and in some circumstances for abnormal loss to put the innocent party in the position they would have been had the contract been carried out but the party who breached must be aware of the special circumstances. If a contract is breached the aggrieved party is still expected to take reasonable steps to minimize the loss. This can be seen in Gunter v Lauritzen 1894 where Gunter entered into a contract to buy straw from Lauritzen to resell for profit, however, Gunter rejected the straw based on quality and sued for the lost profit despite not trying to purchase the straw elsewhere. Gunter was successful due to the limited...
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