Saturday, August 01, 2009

Contract Act_Practical Problems_100

A, who was a tailor, delivered a sewing machine and some cloth to B Transport Co. to be sent to a place where he expected to carry on his business at high profit by reason of a forthcoming festival. Through the fault of B Transport Co. goods were delayed and delivered much after the conclusion of the festival. A had not given any notice to B. Transport Co. of his special purpose. A claims as damages the expenses of traveling upto the place of festival and of staying there and loss of profits which he would have earned. Discuss the principles applicable for measure of damages in this case.

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