Equitable Remedies in Contracts: Definition & Examples


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What kind of equitable remedy happens when a previously existing contract is breached, then rewritten to the satisfaction of both parties?

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1. Bubba is the BBQ King of the Community. He recently purchased a smoker and leased a piece of land in the community to smoke his world famous ribs. The landlord had no idea what Bubba planned for the space and neighbors began complaining about smoke coming through their windows and doors. The landlord asked Bubba to stop smoking meats to which Bubba refused. The landlord took Bubba to court to get _____.

2. Simone was walking down the street when suddenly her heel became lodged in a sidewalk crack. She fell and broke her leg, but a man rushed over and quickly tied a tree limb to her leg and began treating an open cut. He then wrote her a bill for $150.00 for serviced rendered. What type of contract allows for this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Equitable remedies in contracts represent a physical option for the courts to prescribe in place of a financial remedies, and this quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the different types of equitable remedies in breach of contract actions. On the quiz, you'll be given specific examples of potential instances in which an equitable remedy would be applicable and asked to define the remedy, the cause of loss, or the type of contract.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Identifying the types of equitable remedies
  • Identifying the types of contracts
  • When a person is required to complete what is promised
  • When someone receives a benefit, but did not pay for it

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on equitable remedies
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of breach of contract actions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rescission, specific performance, contract reformation, and misrepresentation

Additional Learning

To learn more about breach of contract actions and remedies, review the accompanying lesson entitled Equitable Remedies in Contracts: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define equitable remedies
  • Differentiate between the types of equitable remedies
  • Define the circumstances that would make certain remedies applicable
  • Understand how to analyze sample legal scenarios in order to identify the applicable remedies, types of contracts, and types of breaches