Contracts II

Punitive Damages


Restatement Second of Contracts § 355

Punitive Damages

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Punitive damages are not recoverable for a breach of contract unless the conduct constituting the breach is also a tort for which punitive damages are recoverable.

Restatement Second of Contracts § 353

Loss Due to Emotional Disturbance

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Recovery for emotional disturbance will be excluded unless the breach also caused bodily harm or the contract or the breach is of such a kind that serious emotional disturbance was a particularly likely result.