Deduction of Benefits in European Tort Law

19 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2022

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David Messner

University of Graz - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 20, 2022

Abstract

The question of whether collateral benefits a victim receives through a harmful act must be deducted from her claim in damages is beset by riddles. This paper aims to give an overview on the state of discussion in Europe.

Keywords: Tort law, damages, loss, collateral benefits, compensatio lucri cum damno, third party payments

Suggested Citation

Messner, David, Deduction of Benefits in European Tort Law (July 20, 2022). Graz Law Working Paper No. 10-2022, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4168247 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4168247

David Messner (Contact Author)

University of Graz - Faculty of Law ( email )

Austria

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