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European Tort Law

Cees van Dam


The coverage in this new edition has been expanded with material on the latest developments in legislation, legal literature, and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of Justice, and the highest courts in France, Germany, and England. The first part of the book begins with chapters on the state of tort law in France, Germany, and England, and the European Union. A concluding chapter for this part provides an overall view of the European field, linking the variety of rules with cultural diversity, examining the consequences for European harmonization, and empha ... More

Keywords: European Court of Human Rights, European Court of Justice, tort law, European Union, protected interests, intention, negligence, causation, liability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199672264
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cees van Dam, author
Visiting Professor King's College London; Honorary Professor of European Private Law, Utrecht University; Visiting Professor Queen Mary, University of London