Litigating Breach of Contract Matters During Covid-19

Bloomberg Law

In this article, published in Bloomberg Law, Edgeworth Partner Dr. George Korenko and Mary Gately, Partner at DLA Piper, discuss from a legal and economic perspective the issue of breach of contract damages arising during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The authors write that “the goal of defense counsel in these kinds of cases is to pull the case back to its core, to seek to dismiss the claims that are overreaching and to bring it back to the parties’ contract and the associated damages for breach of contract.”

In approaching this issue, the authors discuss the reasons in which “companies facing breach of contract lawsuits and related tort claims that have arisen during the global pandemic have to be diligent in implementing legal strategies that narrow the legal claims and that carefully scrutinize the damages claimed.”

Read the full article here.



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