I’m trying to learn for my Management class and I’m stuck. Can you help?
Pat Painter has a contract to paint Harry Homeowner’s house for $6,000.00. Pat would supply all materials at a cost to Pat of $1,000. This is a valid contract in every respect. Harry breaches the contract by refusing to let Pat paint the house, which Pat found out before spending any money on the materials. Pat is able to find another job that nets a profit of $4,200 during that same time that Harry’s house was to be painted. Discuss how much, if anything, Pat can recover from Harry in damages?