Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Essays

  3. Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Barbara C. Steininger
      Pages 118-155
    3. Isabelle C. Durant
      Pages 156-185
    4. Jiří Hrádek
      Pages 186-210
    5. Vibe Ulfbeck, Søren Bergenser
      Pages 211-220
    6. Ken Oliphant
      Pages 221-250
    7. Irene Kull
      Pages 251-261
    8. Suvianna Hakalehto-Wainio
      Pages 262-269
    9. Olivier Moréteau
      Pages 270-280
    10. Jörg Fedtke
      Pages 281-305
    11. Eugenia Dacoronia
      Pages 306-331
    12. Attila Menyhárd
      Pages 332-347

About this book


The European Tort Law Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in tort law in Europe. It contains reports on the developments in most EU Member States, including the new Member States the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia - as well as Norway and Switzerland. Furthermore, an overview of the developments in the field of EU law is provided. In conclusion, a comparative report reviews the essential aspects of all reports. 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. In addition to the national reports, several essays on key topics in the field of tort law are included, most of which focus on questions of public liability.


civil law comparative law tort law

Editors and affiliations

  • Helmut Koziol
    • 1
  • Barbara C. Steininger
    • 2
  1. 1.European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law and Research Unit for European Tort LawViennaAustria
  2. 2.Research Unit for European Tort LawViennaAustria

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