(810 ILCS 5/2-712)
(from Ch. 26, par. 2-712)
"Cover"; buyer's procurement of substitute goods.
(1) After a breach within the preceding section the buyer may "cover" by
making in good faith and without unreasonable delay any reasonable purchase
of or contract to purchase goods in substitution for those due from the
(2) The buyer may recover from the seller as damages the difference
between the cost of cover and the contract price together with any
incidental or consequential damages as hereinafter defined (Section 2-715), but
less expenses saved in consequence of the seller's breach.
(3) Failure of the buyer to effect cover within this Section does not
bar him from any other remedy.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 2101