The purpose of lost profit damages it to put the non-breaching party in the position it would have been in had the contract been performed. Because the employee was an at-will employee, it is impossible to determine that position with the amount of certainty required by Texas law. 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 04-21015
Blase Industries Corp. v. Anorad Corp.
March 1, 2006