incidental damages

Definition of "incidental damages"
  1. Costs that are granted in breach of contract cases under the Uniform Commercial Code, Section 2-715, reflecting losses such as the funds spent in dealing with and looking after the goods involved in the contract, logical outlays made in securing an alternative cover, and any other justified costs that arose from the breach that don't belong to any specific category
How to use "incidental damages" in a sentence
  1. After the contract was breached, they filed for incidental damages to recoup the money spent on storing the goods.
  2. The business sought incidental damages to cover the reasonable expenses they had to obtain a substitute service after the contract was broken.
  3. Because of the failed agreement, they applied for incidental damages to recover the unrelated extra costs they had incurred.

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