Which case covers a contractor seeking his indirect costs?

These are at law governed by the principle set out in Hadley v Baxendale. This states that:

	Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered arising naturally;  ie. according to the usual course of things from such breach of conduct itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.