Breach of Contract

Columbia Business Litigation Lawyers

A breach of contract is when one party to a verbal or written agreement does not perform his or her part of the agreement to the extent that is required by law. At Proffitt & Cox, we handle a wide variety of breach of contract cases throughout South Carolina, for individuals and businesses. Whether at the negotiating table or in the courtroom, our Columbia business litigation attorneys seek to help our clients find a just and efficient solution to claims for breach of contract and other business disputes.

We have significant experience in business disputes related to banking, real estate transaction, construction projects, commercial leases, product warranties, other services, and the relationships between shareholders, partners, and owners in various types of business entities. If you are ready to talk to us about a breach of contract, fraud, or other business disputes, please call (803) 834-7097 to schedule a confidential, free consultation.


What Constitutes Breach of Contract?

Common examples of breach of contract include:

  • Failure to meet a “material term” of the agreement, such as timely delivery or delivery of a certain quality of goods
  • Failure to properly perform the duties outlined in the agreement
  • Refusal to perform
  • Anticipatory breach, where one party tells the other party that it will not be performing under the contract

The kinds of damages or other remedies available depend on the nature of the contract that was breached. In some cases, you may be able to seek specific performance of the contract, obtain an injunction, The kinds of damages or other remedies available depend on the nature of the contract that was breached.or even possibly recover attorneys fees in addition to damages that compensate you for your loss. In appropriate cases the court can cancel/rescind the contract or reform its terms to better suit the current situation.

In some situations, a breach of contract may also have occurred in conjunction with other legal causes of action such as negligent misrepresentation, fraud or unfair trade practices. Our attorney have years of experience in business litigation claims and can offer advice on the proper claims to assert.


We Handle Breach Of Contract Cases

Contact Proffitt & Cox, LLP, by calling (803) 834-7097 in Columbia or toll free nationwide (877) 276-0533. You can also use our contact form to schedule a free consultation with our Columbia business litigation lawyers. Our offices are conveniently located just off of Two Notch Road in Northeast Columbia, convenient to both I-77 and I-20.

Confidential Free Consultations; No Attorneys Fees Unless You Receive Compensation

We understand that when an injury occurs, people are concerned about medical expenses, lost income, and compensation for their pain and suffering and other damages. We can answer these questions, and more importantly, we can put our experience to work immediately toward helping victims of careless or wrongful conduct obtain prompt and appropriate compensation.

We offer free initial consultations for all injury cases. We handle injury cases on a contingency fee basis which means that our fees are a percentage of what we recover for you. You will not owe us any attorney’s fees in such cases unless we are successful in obtaining compensation on your behalf.

Our South Carolina accident attorneys have recovered over $30 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. These claims involved automobile accidents, trucking accidents, harmful prescription drugs, medical malpractice, product liability, slip and fall accidents and class action cases. Review our representative cases to see some of our past successes and review our client testimonials to see what some of our clients have to say about us.

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Contingency fees are calculated based upon the gross amount recovered. Case costs paid by the firm are also reimbursed to the firm from the amount recovered. In most cases, the client will not be responsible for case costs if there is no recovery. Our agreement regarding fees and expenses applicable to your specific case will be provided in writing.

Any result our lawyers may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients. Each case must stand on its own merit based upon the facts and the law. Some cases referenced were handled by our attorneys while working at other firms, and in some cases, other lawyers participated in the representation of a client.