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Complaint for Breach of Contract - Negligence

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					This is a complaint served by a plaintiff against a defendant for two (2) different causes
of action. The first cause of action alleges that the defendant breached a contract with
the plaintiff. The second cause of action alleges that the defendant was negligent by
breaching its duty to use reasonable care in performing the obligations under the
contract. This complaint contains many standard clauses but can be customized to fit
the specific needs of the parties. This formal complaint should be used by a party who
suffered a breach of contract that resulted from negligence.
__________________, Esq. (SBN ___________)
LAW OFFICES OF ________________
[ADDRESS LINE 1]
[ADDRESS LINE 2]
Phone: __________________
Facsimile: __________________
Email: ____________________________
Attorneys for Plaintiff ________________

                             [NAME OF COURT]
                        COUNTY OF ____________________

___________________[NAME OF       )           Case No. _____________
PLAINTIFF],                       )
                                  )
               Plaintiff,         )           PLAINTIFF ____________‘S
                                  )           COMPLAINT FOR
       vs.                        )
                                  )              (1) BREACH OF CONTRACT
_________________________[NAME OF )              (2) NEGLIGENCE
DEFENDANT] and DOES 1 THROUGH )
50, inclusive,                    )
                                  )           Case Filed: ____________ [DATE]
               Defendants.        )           Trial Date: ____________ [DATE]
                                  )




      Plaintiff __________________ (hereinafter “Plaintiff” or “[NAME]”) alleges the
following:
      1.     The Plaintiff is now, and at all times mentioned in this Complaint has been,
domiciled in the County of______________, State of ________________.
      2.     Plaintiff is informed and believes and thereon alleges that Defendant,
______________________________ (“Defendant” or “[NAME]”) is, and at all times
herein mentioned was, domiciled in the County of______________, State of
________________.




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       3.     The true names or capacities, whether individual, corporate, associate, or
otherwise of Defendants Does 1 through 50, inclusive, are unknown to the Plaintiff, who
therefore sues said Defendants by such fictitious names. The Plaintiff is informed and
believes, and on such information and belief alleges, that each of the Defendants, sued
herein as Does 1 through 50, is legally responsible in some manner for the events and
happenings referred to herein, and the Plaintiff will amend this Complaint to insert their
true names and capacities.
       4.     Plaintiff has at all times acted in accordance with the law.


                                FIRST CAUSE OF ACTION
                                   (Breach of Contract)
       Plaintiff alleges as its First Cause of Action against Defendant
___________________________ and DOES 1 through 50, inclusive, Breach of Contract.
       5.     Plaintiff refers to the allegations contained in paragraphs 1 through 4
inclusive, and incorporates them as though set forth at length herein.
       6.     On or about ___________________________ [DATE] Plaintiff and
Defendant entered into a written agreement wherein Defendant agreed to [DESCRIBE
BRIEFLY THE PURPOSE OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN PLAINTIFF AND
DEFENDANT] (the “Agreement”). (A true and correct copy of the Agreement is
attached hereto as Exhibit “A” and is incorporated herein by this reference.)


      FAILURE OF DEFENDANT TO PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
                                      AGREEMENT
       7.     As part of the scope of work as set forth in the Agreement, Defendant was
required to
________________________________________________________________________
_________ [DESCRIBE SPECIFIC OBLIGATIONS OF DEFENDANT THAT
DEFENDANT ALLEGEDLY FAILE
				
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Description: This is a complaint served by a plaintiff against a defendant for two (2) different causes of action. The first cause of action alleges that the defendant breached a contract with the plaintiff. The second cause of action alleges that the defendant was negligent by breaching its duty to use reasonable care in performing the obligations under the contract. This complaint contains many standard clauses but can be customized to fit the specific needs of the parties. This formal complaint should be used by a party who suffered a breach of contract that resulted from negligence.
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