What is a breach of contract and what damages can I recover in the event of a breach of contract?

Minneapolis business litigation attorney George Antrim III explains what a breach of contract is and how to recover damages when there is a breach.

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Well, in the state of Minnesota, a contract can be formed in writing, orally, by the performance of the parties, or by a combination of all three. So, although we typically think of a contract as a written instrument that both parties sign, that’s not necessarily always the case.
A breach of contract is one of the parties not doing what they promised to do through that agreement whether it was entered into orally, in writing, by the performance of the parties or a combination of all three.