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III. Reimbursement
(27,433 words)

Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 11 (1971): Collateral Benefits

Completed 1 January 1970

John Fleming

18. Introduction. – The third conceivable adjustment between tort damages and collateral benefits is to reimburse the benefactor. Its marked position of ascendancy as the most widely favoured solution is due to its success in reconciling the two dominant but competing objectives: compelling the tortfeasor to pay in ful…

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John Fleming, “III. Reimbursement”, 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 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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