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I. Availability of Civil Remedy
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Volume XV: Labour Law | Chapter 9 (1976): Tort Liability for Work Injury

Completed in February 1975

John G. Fleming

2. There is considerable diversity concerning the availability of tort recovery for work injuries. It ranges from complete displacement of the tort remedy by workmen’s compensation (division A), to co-existence of tort and compensation (division B) and even tort as the exclusive…

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John G. Fleming, “I. Availability of Civil Remedy”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 04 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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