© 2008

European Tort Law 2006

  • Editors
  • Helmut Koziol
  • Barbara C. Steininger
  • Must-have for all interested in the latest developments in the law of torts in Europe

  • Overview of important court practice, legislation and literature


Part of the Tort and Insurance Law book series (TIL, volume 2006)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Opening Lecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Herman A. Cousy
      Pages 2-26
  3. Essays on Wrongful Death

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Helmut Koziol
      Pages 28-34
    3. Christiane C. Wendehorst
      Pages 35-51
    4. W. V. H. Rogers
      Pages 52-60
  4. Reports

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Barbara C. Steininger
      Pages 68-92
    3. Isabelle C. Durant
      Pages 93-122
    4. JiŘí Hrádek
      Pages 123-145
    5. Vibe Ulfbeck, Seren Bergenser
      Pages 146-152
    6. Ken Oliphant
      Pages 153-177
    7. Janno Lake, Irene Kull
      Pages 178-190
    8. Suvianna Hakalehto-Wainio
      Pages 191-195
    9. Olivier Moréteau
      Pages 196-212
    10. Jörg Fedtke
      Pages 213-236
    11. Eugenia Dacoronia
      Pages 237-268
    12. Attila Menyhárd
      Pages 269-280

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 most EU Member States, including the new Member States the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia. Furthermore, the Yearbook provides contributions from Norway and Switzerland, an overview of the developments in the field of EU law as well as a paper on Romanian tort law. In conclusion, a comparative summary reviews the essential aspects of all reports, which are written by scholars from the respective jurisdictions. Focusing on the year 2006, 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 wrongful death.


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"...  Essential reading to keep up to date with developments in tort law." Agence Europe 25.6.2008

"... The European Tort Law Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in tort law in Europe ..." Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft 7.5.2008