This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in tort law in Europe. It contains reports on the developments in most EU Member States as well as Norway and Switzerland. The reports are written by scholars from the respective jurisdictions. Focusing on the year 2005, the authors critically report on important court decisions, present new legislation, and provide a literature overview.
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag New York, LLC|
|Series:||Tort and Insurance Law / Tort and Insurance Law - Yearbooks Series , #2005|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)|
Table of Contents
From the contents:
Essays: Liability for Failure to Regulate Health and Safety Risks (Willem H. van Boom/Andrea Pinna); Foreseeing Liability for Breach of EC Law. Reflections on the ECJ’s Differing Notions of Illegality (Matthias Cornils); State Liability in Times of Budgetary Crisis (Jörg Fedtke); The Impact of the Jury on American Tort Law (Michael D. Green); Public Liability in Comparison – England, France, Germany (Robert Rebhahn); Tortious Liability of Regulatory Authorities (Alessandro P. Scarso).- Reports: Austria (Barbara C. Steininger); Belgium (Isabelle C. Durant); Czech Republic (Jirí Hrádek); Denmark (Vibe Ulfbeck/Søren Bergenser); England and Wales (Ken Oliphant); Estonia (Irene Kull); Finland (Suvianna Hakalehto-Wainio); France (Olivier Moréteau); Germany (Jörg Fedtke); Greece (Eugenia Dacoronia); Hungary (Attila Menyhárd); Ireland (Eoin Quill); Italy (Elena Bargelli); Latvia (Agris Bitans); Lithuania (Herkus Gabartas/Milda Lauciene); The Netherlands (Michael Faure/Ton Hartlief); Norway (Bjarte Askeland); Poland (Ewa Baginska); Portugal (André G. Dias Pereira); Slovakia (Anton Dulak); Slovenia (Rok Lampe); Spain (Jordi Ribot/Albert Ruda); Sweden (Håkan Andersson); Switzerland (Peter Loser); European Union (Bernhard A. Koch); Comparative Overview (Bernhard A. Koch).- Other Contributions: Bulgaria (Christian Takoff); The Project of Harmonizing European Tort Law (Gerhard Wagner).- Contributors.- Index.- Publications.