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  • Jeroen Kortmann
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  • 23 October 2019
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Free download Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio Jeroen Kortmann ✓ 8 Read & Download Summary Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Rum gestio' or 'the doctrine of necessity' In Part I Kortmann examines English law which draws a distinction between action and inaction or 'feasance' and 'nonfeasance' In general one is not held liable for failing to act He explores the theoretical justifications for drawing this distinction and reveals through a short comparative survey the fundamentally different approaches taken in France and Germany concluding that the English rule of no liability for nonfeasance reuires a reconsiderationIn Part II the English approach to the problem of reimbursement or reward is examined detailing its profound differences from the Continent.

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Free download Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio Jeroen Kortmann ✓ 8 Read & Download Summary Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF This book examines two problems in Private law which are posed by the 'good Samaritan' First do we have a legal duty to give aid to our fellow human beings In particular can we be held liable for damages if we fail to do so Second if we do come to the rescue as the good Samaritan did will we have any claim for the expenses that we incurred or perhaps even for a reward Kortmann examines and compares the varied responses of the Roman French German and English legal systems to these problems providing the first comprehensive treatment of English law in relation to 'liability for nonfeasance' or 'liability for omissions' and 'negotio.

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Free download Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio Jeroen Kortmann ✓ 8 Read & Download Summary Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Al European approach In principle English law does not grant the necessitous intervener a claim against the beneficiary of his intervention Kortamnn examines the theoretical justifications for assuming this position and again concludes that the law deserves reconsiderationFinally Kortmann concludes by demonstrating close interconnections between the two traditionally independent issues He argues that the law ought not to introduce a general duty to intervene without at the same time granting the intervener a claim at the very least for reimbursement of expenses and compensation of any loss suffered in the course of the interventi.