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Pure Economic Loss

By Vernon Valentine Palmer; Mauro Bussani

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Pure economic loss is one of the most-discussed problems in the fields of tort and contract. How do we understand the various differences and similarities between these systems and what is the extent to which there is a common-core of agreement on this question? This book takes a comparative approach to the subject, exploring the principles, policies and rules governing tortious liability for pure economic loss in a number of countries and legal systems across the world. The countries covered are USA, Canada, Japan, Israel, South Africa, Japan, Romania, Croatia, Denmark and Poland, with the contributors taking a comparative fact-based approach through the use of hypothetical problems to analyze and then summarize the individual country’s tort approach. Using a fact-based questionnaire, a tested taxonomy, and a sophisticated comparative law methodology, the authors convincingly demonstrate that there are liberal, pragmatic and conservative regimes throughout the world. The recoverability of pure economic loss poses a generic question for these legal systems - it is not just a civil law versus common law issue. It will be of interest to students and academics studying tort law and comparative law in the different countries covered.

Subject: Professional, Career & Trade -> Law -> Law

Pure Economic Loss
New Horizons in Comparative Law
1st edition
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 10/3/08
Imprint: Routledge-Cavendish
Language: English
Length: 344 pages

ISBN 10: 113597294X
ISBN 13: 9781135972943
Print ISBN: 9780203888834

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