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Strict Liability in European Private Law

HANDBOOK OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus J. Hopt and Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Forthcoming

10 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2011  

Gerhard Wagner

Humboldt University School of Law; Erasmus School of Law; University of Chicago Law School

Date Written: February 21, 2011

Abstract

This paper provides a brief overview of strict liability both, in the domestic legal systems of the Member States, and within the law of the European Union. The economic rationale of strict liability is explored as well.

Keywords: Strict Liability, Torts, European Law

JEL Classification: K13

Suggested Citation

Wagner, Gerhard, Strict Liability in European Private Law (February 21, 2011). HANDBOOK OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE LAW, Jürgen Basedow, Klaus J. Hopt and Reinhard Zimmermann, eds., Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1766112

Gerhard Wagner (Contact Author)

Humboldt University School of Law ( email )

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Berlin, 10099
Germany

Erasmus School of Law

3000 DR Rotterdam
Netherlands

University of Chicago Law School ( email )

1111 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

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