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Loss

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Loss which is consequential upon the infringement of a right is recoverable, loss which is not so consequent is irrecoverable. If you experience economic loss as a result of intentional or negligent ... More


Reconceptualizing (Some) Boilerplate under Tort Law

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explains how abusive boilerplate could either be treated as a defective product, or else regulated under a new tort of intentional deprivation of basic legal rights. It argues that we ... More


The Coexistence of Genetically Modified and Non-genetically Modified Agriculture in Canada: A Courtroom Drama

Jane Matthews Glenn

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Canada approved GM canola for unconfined release in 1995, but it did so without open and informed debate about the problems of coexistence of GM and non-GM agriculture, and without a regulatory ... More


Economic Insecurity and Social Policy

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of economic insecurity. Economic insecurity can be defined as “the risk of economic loss faced by workers and households as they encounter the ... More


The Basis for Excluding Liability for Economic Loss in Tort Law

PETER BENSON

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265795
eISBN:
9780191682971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265795.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the so-called exclusionary rule and the basis for excluding liability for economic loss in tort law. It examines five different situations into which economic loss cases can ... More


Compensation and the Victims of Constraint

Margaret P. Battin, Leslie P. Francis, Jay A. Jacobson, and Charles B. Smith

in The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335842
eISBN:
9780199868926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335842.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When pandemic constraints are imposed, some people will suffer losses, people who might not otherwise have done so. The economic losses of facilities that are used in pandemic emergencies have been ... More


Protected Rights And Interests

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter discusses the rights and interests protected by tort law. It is organized as follows. Section B considers the protection of the person, particularly his life, physical integrity, mental ... More


Damages

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

in The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the expressive and material importance of damages, with particular emphasis on how race and gender have affected the amount of damages awarded to plaintiffs in personal injury ... More


Aquilian Liability II (Twentieth Century)

Dale Hutchison

in Southern Cross: Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260875
eISBN:
9780191682162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260875.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The story of the development of the Aquilian action in the 20th century is largely one of the struggle to free the action from outdated confines, by extending it to conduct and harm of all kinds. ... More


Economic Torts

Tony Weir

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265931
eISBN:
9780191683008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is based closely on the lectures delivered by Tony Weir in 1996 as part of the Clarendon Law lectures series sponsored by Oxford University Press. It is a book which contains a number of ... More


Natural Disasters and the Insurance Industry

Angelika Wirtz

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Overall and insured losses of natural disasters are steadily increasing and reach record highs. The worldwide insurance and reinsurance industry plays an important role to provide immediate financial ... More


Causation and Contract

H. L. A. Hart

in Causation in the Law

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254744
eISBN:
9780191681523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254744.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Discussions of causation are much less prominent in books about contract than in books about tort. The reason for this is probably the following. In the first place, the harm for which compensation ... More


6 Damages

Martha Chamallas and Jennifer B. Wriggins

in The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716762
eISBN:
9780814790069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716762.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the expressive and material importance of damages, with particular emphasis on how race and gender have affected the amount of damages awarded to plaintiffs in personal injury ... More


A New Era of Catastrophes

Howard C. Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan

in At War with the Weather: Managing Large-Scale Risks in a New Era of Catastrophes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012829
eISBN:
9780262255431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012829.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the increase in catastrophic losses in the United States and how various stakeholders, given their different positions and, in some cases, different interests, can manage the ... More


Lecture One—The Background

Tony Weir

in Economic Torts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265931
eISBN:
9780191683008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265931.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is concerned with economic harm which is not connected with and not consequent upon any harm to the claimant's body or property as actual physical things. This lecture argues first, ... More


Archaeological Looting and Economic Justice

Neil Brodie

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Illegal and destructive trade of archaeological heritage is a well-documented phenomenon as described in this chapter. It leads to economic loss and cultural dislocation for the dispossessed ... More


The Flooding of New Orleans

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of Hurricane Katrina, the flooding of New Orleans and their impact on the scope of rebuilding that New Orleans faced. First, it summarizes the the evolution of ... More


Actions on the case for various kinds of economic loss

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is concerned with miscellaneous actions on the case for causing economic loss, particularly in the context of monopolies. An action for drawing customers away from a market was allowed ... More


Fianna Fáil and the politics of nemesis

Gary Murphy

in Electoral competition in Ireland since 1987: The politics of triumph and despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097652
eISBN:
9781526109712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097652.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter six focuses on the Fianna Fáil led government's attempts to fix the economy and stave off political collapse. The property crash and the failure of the banking system brought with a savage ... More


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