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Cees van Dam

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199672264

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.001.0001

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Protected Rights And Interests

Protected Rights And Interests

(p.167) 7 Protected Rights And Interests
European Tort Law

Cees Van Dam

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the rights and interests protected by tort law. It is organized as follows. Section B considers the protection of the person, particularly his life, physical integrity, mental and physical health, and his personality rights, as well as on the disputed issues of wrongful conception and wrongful life. Section C deals with protection of property, both movable and immovable. Finally, Section D analyzes the protection of economic interests, focusing on the problem of pure economic loss and particularly its lower level of protection.

Keywords:   tort law, right to life, physical health, mental health, personal rights, property protection, economic interests, economic loss

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