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When a contract is breached it can cause damages and headache for all parties involved. If this unfortunate event does occur, the damages can be mitigated by arranging a settlement with the party in violation before the breach has occurred.
While compensatory damages have long been a widely accepted purpose of the US civil court system, punitive damages are a widely debated subject. They are so divisive that laws surrounding punitive damages differ greatly from one state to the next.