Tort Law of the European Community by Helmut KoziolTort Law of the European Community by Helmut Koziol

Tort Law of the European Community

EditorHelmut Koziol

Hardcover | May 23, 2008

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This publication deals with the European dimension of tort law. It provides a critical analysis of the acquis communautaire, asking if and to what extent the provisions and case law in the field of tort law are based on a conclusive system and are in accord with the national legal systems. It thus evaluates whether the acquis communautaire form the beginning of a comprehensive and coherent EC tort law or if the single directives and regulations are contradictory and lack a general concept that is yet to be found.To gain an overview of 'EC Tort Law' certain provisions and decisions were analysed by a group of authors under thirteen elements that form the basis of tort law e.g. fault/strict liability, causation, damage, damages and limitation of actions. An analysis of these aspects was then undertaken by another group of authors each focusing on their respective legal families within the European Union. The publication also contains a section on terminological issues in EC tort law.
Title:Tort Law of the European CommunityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:May 23, 2008Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3211775854

ISBN - 13:9783211775851

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Table of Contents

From the contents:Aims and Scope (Denis N. Kelliher).- Damage (Antoni Vaquer).- Causation (Isabelle C. Durant).- Fault Liability (Meinhard Lukas).- Environmental Liability (Monika Hinteregger).- Is European Product Liability Harmonised? (Geraint Howells).- Other Strict Liabilities (Bernhard A. Koch).- Liability for Others (Miquel Martín-Casals/Josep Solé Feliu).- Non-contractual Liability in Damages of Member States for Breach of Community Law (Robert Rebhahn).- Community Liability (Luisa Antoniolli).- The Nature and Assessment of Damages (Ken Oliphant).- Limitations of Liability under EC Tort Law (Ulrich Magnus).- Limitation Periods in EC Law (André Pereira).- Terminology (Martin Weitenberg).- Overview (Mark Wissink).- Nature and Assessment of Damages (Ken Oliphant).- «EC Tort Law» and the English Law (W.V.H. Rogers).- «EC Tort Law» and the Romanic Legal Family (Stefano Troiano).- «EC Tort Law» and the German Legal Family (Thomas Kadner Graziano/Christoph Oertel).- «EC Tort Law» and the Scandinavian Legal Family (Bjarte Askeland/Vibe Ulfbeck).- «EC Tort Law» and the Eastern-European legal family (Lubos Tichý).- «EC Tort Law» and the Principles of European Tort Law (Pierre Widmer).- Comparative Report (Markus Kellner).- Conclusio (Helmut Koziol/Reiner Schulze).- Table of Legislation and Principles.- Table of Case Law.- Index.- Publications.

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