Lost profits, income or revenue often form a major component of a plaintiff’s damages in business disputes, contract disputes and employment disputes. Loss of profits generally means the amount of money a plaintiff would have realized but for the Defendant’s conduct. Meridian Enters. Corp. v. KCBS, Inc., 910 S.W.2d 329, 331 (Mo. Ct. App. 1995). For…
Benefit of the Bargain Contract Damages, Lost Profits
If a plaintiff is successful in a breach of contract claim, he/she may recover the “benefit of the bargain,” as well as damages naturally and proximately caused by the breach and damages that could have been reasonably contemplated by the defendant at the time of the agreement. Birdsong v. Bydalek, 953 S.W.2d 103, 116 (Mo. Ct….