"This Nutshell explains what remedies are and their history. [It examines] the basic rules for legal and equitable remedies, injunctions, damages, restitution, rescission, reformation, and specific performance. [This book explains] how remedies are used for injuries to realty, personal property and money, personal interests, misrepresentation, mistake, duress, and breach of contract [and also] addresses restitution for unenforceable contracts."--
Includes table of cases and index.
Introduction to remedies -- The significance of remedial characterizations -- Preventive injunctions -- Specific performance -- Equitable defenses -- Preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders -- Contempt -- Structural, restorative, and prophylactic injunctions -- Special issues in equity -- Breach of contract remedies -- Tort damages -- Adjustments to damages -- Limitations on compensatory damages -- Damages for economic loss or distress alone -- Punitive damages -- Unjust enrichment -- Limits on restitutionary remedies -- Jury trials -- Attorneys' fees -- Declaratory remedies