BUS311_chapter_06

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Unformatted text preview: sed by it, including The Screaming Knees contract, the loss of profits, and the difference between what she has to pay Jane to complete the renovation and what she would have paid Mark ($7,000 2 $5,000 5 $2,000). rog80328_06_c06_111-133.indd 124 10/26/12 5:37 PM Section 6.3 Remedies for Breach CHAPTER 6 In the Media: Second Chance for a Last Dance: How Much Is a Missed Wedding Photo Worth? You may have thought a divorce was expensive (and you would be right), but a wedding, on average, is more costly. According to Livestrong.com (2012), the average cost of a contested divorce is around $15,000, while a 2011 Reuters.com article reports that the average cost of a wedding is $27,021—and that doesn’t include the honeymoon. The most expensive city in which to get married is New York, where it costs on average $65,824 to tie the knot. Based on these numbers, it may not be surprising that a disgruntled New Yorker sued his wedding photographer for breach of con- Todd Remis sued his wedding tract because the photographer allegedly failed to take pictures of photographer for breach the last dance and the bouquet toss. Filed in 2009 by Todd Remis of contract because the of Manhattan against H&H Photographers, the lawsuit sought not photographer failed to take pictures of the last dance and just $4,100 in damages for the original cost of the photographer’s bouquet toss. services but the whole $48,000 to recreate the wedding and have iStockphoto/Thinkstock another photographer take the pictures. Whether a refund of the entire contract price is a fair measure of compensatory damages, or whether consequential damages include recreating a wedding, or whether a wedding is unique enough to qualify as the remedy specific performance, may be moot points because Mr. Remis’s bride, Milena Grzibovska, had left him and filed for divorce in 2008. In fact, not only would recreating a wedding with one’s ex-wife be difficult, finding Milena would have been more trying, because she has since returned to her native Latvia and is incognito. Furthermore, the Grzibovska-Remis wedding took place in 2003. Having just fit his suit within the statute of limitations for breach of contract, Remis finds himself...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/09/2014 for the course BUS 311 taught by Professor Parker during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.

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