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Unification of Tort Law: Damages

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Edited by: Ulrich Magnus

ISBN13: 9789041114815
ISBN: 9041114815
Published: December 2000
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £98.00



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The foundations of tort law in various European legal systems differ considerably. Until now, there has not been an attempt to harmonize the entire field of tort law in a consistent manner. To rectify this, a group of tort lawyers has proposed to address the fundamental questions underlying every tort law system. The result is this important series of books, which searches for a common law of Europe to lay these principles down in formal legal texts, such as a European civil code.

Identifying the most relevant factors in establishing liability as wrongfulness, causation, damage, fault, and the area of strict liability, the authors concentrate on the tort liability factor under discussion in each volume, combining theoretical abstract analysis with the discussion of concrete cases. Each author gives an overview of the particular tort liability factor under his or her national legal system - primarily by working out the concept and its importance in establishing liability - and then applies the analysis to actual cases. The subsequent conclusions aim at the coordination of the results and other important factors.

In summary, each volume tries to make clear what common ground pertaining to each tort liability factor underlies all the legal systems concerned with respect to the law of tort. Each volume also provides the academic and practitioner with the fundamental issues relating to that factor underlying the law of tort in the countries covered.

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Subjects:
Tort Law

Series: Principles of European Tort Law

Unification of Tort Law: Causation
Edited by: Jaap Spier
ISBN 9789041113252
Published November 2002
Kluwer Law International
£41.00
Unification of Tort Law: Strict Liability ISBN 9789041117052
Published November 2001
Kluwer Law International
£137.00
Unification of Tort Law: Wrongfulness
Edited by: Helmut Koziol
ISBN 9789041110190
Published November 1998
Kluwer Law International
£48.00
The Limits of Expanding Liability: Eight Fundamental Cases in a Comparative Perspective
Edited by: Spier
ISBN 9789041105813
Published December 0002
Kluwer Law International
£96.00