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  1. This volume explores how differences between tort and contract affect the foundations of liability, the nature and amount of the compensation, the extent of liability and whether defences and limitation periods corresponding to the distinct causes of action give rise to substantially different outcomes.
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    €85.-

  2. Modern technology has not only multiplied the risks and degree of damage, it has also created long causal chains that often make it difficult to see a connection between action and damage, particularly when the damaging effects on individuals or society only emerge decades after the action. How can we ensure that we act responsibly today? What criteria do we have to measure our behaviour against?
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    €49.-

  3. This book revolves around major legal developments in the fields of European contract law and tort law from 1981 to today and examines whether similarities or divergences can be observed.
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    €79.-

  4. Preventing Medical Malpractice and Compensating Victimised Patients in China is the first book in English on the legal remedies for preventing medical errors and compensating victims of medical malpractice in China from an economic and legal perspective.
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    €150.-

  5. In recent decades, the liability of public authorities has been one of the main areas of development in tort law in Europe, with major reforms implemented or considered at a national level, and a steady stream of major court decisions. During the same period, ‘Member State liability’ has also been recognised in the law of the EU, and the interplay of principles of national and EU law – and additionally the ‘just satisfaction’ jurisprudence of ...
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    €98.-
  6. European Product Liability

    Publication date: August 2, 2016

    European Product Liability is the result of an extensive international research project funded by the Polish National Science Centre. It brings together experienced scholars associated with the European Group on Tort Law (EGTL) and the European Research Group on Existing EC Private Law (Acquis Group).
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    €119.-

  7. This book examines the private international law treatment of American punitive damages in the European Union. It poses the crucial question whether U.S. punitive damages (should) penetrate the borders of the European Union through the backdoor of private international law.
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    €60.-

  8. Looking at the practices in the USA, the Netherlands and the UK, this book investigates whether imposition of civil liability on securities underwriters can help to deter material misstatements of corporate information by securities issuers in primary markets.
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    €74.-
  9. Compensating Ecological Damage

    Publication date: June 26, 2013

    This book focuses on the damage to private natural resources which have an ecological value in excess of their market value and the damage to public natural resources. Its aim is to design a compensation system, taking into account the interaction between regulation, liability rules and compensation mechanisms, to both prevent and compensate for ecological damage.
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    €90.-

  10. This is the first book in English on medical negligence law in China. Relying on the methodologies of statutory interpretation, case study, and socio-legal analysis, it systematically investigates and comprehensively analyses four major problems in Chinese medical negligence law that result in widespread unfairness and uncertainty.
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    €69.-
 
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