European Tort Law 2006H. Koziol/B.C. Steininger (eds.)
European Tort Law 2006

Tort and Insurance Law, Yearbook
Vienna/New York: Springer 2008
575 p. ISBN 978-3-211-70937-5

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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.

Contents and Contributors

Opening Lecture:
H. A. Cousy: Risks and Uncertainties in the Law of Tort

Essays on Wrongful Death:
H. Koziol: Wrongful Death - Basic Questions
C. C. Wendehorst: Wrongful Death and Compensation for Pecuniary Loss
W.V.H. Rogers: Death and Non-Pecuniary Loss
B. A. Koch: Wronful Death: How Much Does It Cost to Kill Someone?

Country Reports
B. C. Steininger: Austria
I. C. Durant: Belgium
J.Hrádek: Czech Republic
V.Ulfbeck/S. Bergenser : Denmark
K. Oliphant: England and Wales
J. Lahe/I. Kull: Estonia
S. Hakalehto-Wainio: Finland
O. Moréteau/C. Pellerin-Rugliano: France
J. Fedtke: Germany
E. Dacoronia: Greece
A. Menyhárd: Hungary
E. Quill: Ireland
E. Bargelli: Italy
A. Bitãns: Latvia
H. Gabartas/M. Lauciené: Lithuania
M. Faure/T. Hartlief: The Netherlands
B. Askeland: Norway
E. Baginska: Poland
A. G. Dias Pereira: Portugal
A. Dulak: Slovakia
R. Lampe: Slovenia
A. Ruda: Spain
H. Andersson: Sweden
P. Loser: Switzerland
B. A. Koch: European Union
K. Oliphant: Comparative Overview

Other Contributions
I. Radulehtu: