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Liber Amicorum Pierre Widmer: Vol 10

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ISBN13: 9783211005224
ISBN: 3211005226
Published: May 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Format: Paperback
Price: POA



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The Liber Amicorum Pierre Widmer honours an outstanding tort lawyer and leading author of the recent reform of Swiss Tort Law. Renowned tort lawyers from 11 jurisdictions present questions of interest in tort law today. These include current reform projects in various European countries as well as EU-legislation.The book presents such essential topics as for exemple a view towards a unified European tort law, the position of insurers in the law of torts; as well as controversial issues in national legislations, compensation for immaterial damage, for household chores and for encroachment on the use of goods, questions concerning personal injury and death, product liability, problems of causation, the protection of privacy, the period of expiration, action of dependants, multiple tortfeasors, and no-fault compensation schemes. It also questions traditional legal rules such as ""ex turpi causa non oritur actio"" and ""volenti non fit iniuria"".

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From the contents: L'assureur dans l'avant-projet de loi federale sur la revision et l'unification de la responsabilite civile * The European Frontiers of Tort Liability * Towards a Better Use of Information in Personal Injury Damages * Tort Law and No-Fault Schemes * Causal Uncertainty, Joint and Several Liability and Insurance * Constitutionalization of Tort Law? - An Israeli Perspective * Europa und sein Deliktsrecht - Grunde fur und wider die Vereinheitlichung des ausservertraglichen Haftungsrechts * An Outline of the Spanish Legal Tariffication Scheme for Personal Injury Resulting from Traffic Accidents * Action of Dependants in South African Law: Direct or Indirect?- Die Europaische Produkt(e)haftung und die Schweiz - mitgegangen, mitgehangen, mitgefangen?- Deliktsrechtliche Ersatzfahigkeit reiner Nutzungsbeeintrachtigungen an Sachen - Ein kunftiges Diskussionsthema in der Schweiz?- Ex Turpi Causa Non Oritur Actio * The Phantom of a European Civil Code.