Israel (2014 Report)
Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook (Ernst Karner & Barbara C. Steininger eds.), pp. 688-711, 2015
21 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2021 Last revised: 23 Feb 2022
Date Written: August 5, 2015
This is the Israeli report to the Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook. It critically evaluates notable developments which took place in Israeli tort law in 2014. Part A discusses new legislation and Part B discusses case law on the relation between negligence and breach of statutory duty, the structure of the tort of negligence, liability in negligence for pure economic loss, the truth defense in defamation law, road accidents, and collateral benefits.
Keywords: tort law, Israeli law, Supreme Court of Israel, negligence, economic loss, breach of statutory duty, defamation, road accidents, collateral benefits
JEL Classification: K13
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