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4.5-11  Damages - Consequential

Revised to January 1, 2008

In addition to damages for <describe theory(ies) of direct damages>, any damages you award on the __ count also may include amounts to compensate the plaintiff for consequential damages.  Consequential damages are damages that are reasonably foreseeable to the defendant as the natural and probable results of (his/her/its) breach.  The plaintiff claims that <insert claimed damages> are consequential damages.  If you find that <insert claimed damages> was reasonably foreseeable to the defendant as the natural and probable results of (his/her/its) breach, then your award should include the fair and reasonable value of these as consequential damages.

Authority

Ambrogio v. Beaver Road Associates, 267 Conn. 148, 155 (2003); Gaynor Electric Co. v. Hollander, 29 Conn. App. 865, 869 (1993); Hadley v. Baxendale, 9 Exch. 341, 156 Eng. Rep. 145 (1854).  See General Statutes § 42a-2-715 (2).
 


 

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