1. Compensation funds are redress structures that compensate victims of accidents and other misfortune where tort, insurance and social security frameworks are unavailable or inapplicable. Their undefined nature raises important legal questions that have not yet been fully answered. This book contrasts and analyses both well-known and lesser known compensation funds in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, and the United ...
  2. Prescription in Tort Law

    Publication date: May 22, 2020

    Prescription is a major legal defence that bars civil actions after the expiry of the prescription period on the claim. This book canvases in-depth the law of 15 selected jurisdictions and extensively analyses in comparative perspective the elements of prescription, their interrelations, and the policy considerations (including economic analysis). While the book focuses on prescription of tort claims the analysis, comparisons and conclusions a...