EUROPEAN TORT LAW

The aim of the law of torts from a legal and from a law and economics perspective.
Evolution and basic characteristics of English, French, German and Greek Tort Law.
Projects on the unification of tort law in Europe: Principles of European Tort Law (PETL) and Book VI of the Draft Common Frame of Reference.
Tort Law in the European Union Law.
Comparative analysis of the main premises of tort liability: The notion of damage, the different national concepts relating to the ‘breach of duty’, causation.
Comparative analysis of the consequences of tort liability: The recoverable damage, especially in case of personal injury and pure economic loss.
Strict liability and vicarious liability.

Code: 
ELE69
Teaching staff: 
ECTS: 
5.00
Cycle/Level: 
Undergraduate
Type of Attendance: 
ERASMUS
Teaching Period: 
Spring
Teaching dates and hours: 
Thursday, 12.00-14.00
Classroom: 
320, 3d floor
Department: 
Department of Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law ad Labour Law