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Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 8 (1972): Consequences of Liability: Remedies

1. Reactions to injury in private and public law. – The rules governing the bases and consequences of tort liability constitute a unitary area of private law. The regulatory function which underlies this area is characterized by a balancing of interests between private parties. The general obligation of the one party to refrain from wrongful interference with the legal interests of another corresponds to the right of the other to enjoin impen…

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Hans Stoll, “Introduction”, 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 23 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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