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Can medical expenses be included in damages of contract?

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Can medical expenses be included in damages for breech of contract?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

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If the medical expenses are directly related to the breach they could be part of the damages. However, you cannot try to circumvent a statute of limitations for personal injury to try to hide it under a breach of contract claim. You would have to prove the injury was directly related to the actual breach of contract, not caused by some other action.