publication . Article . 2012

The efficiency of the negligence rules

Nikolić, Ljubica; Mojašević, Aleksandar;
Open Access Serbian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Zbornik radova Pravnog fakulteta u Nišu (issn: 0350-8501, Copyright policy)
This study comparatively analizes economic effects of different negligence rules, contained in American law on the one hand, and Serbian law on the other. It is important to establish economic implications of the different negligence rules, based on the incentives for tortfeasor’s and victim’s precaution under the different negligence rules. Study of the efficiency of several different forms of negligence rules: simple negligence, negligence with a defense of contributory negligence, comparative negligence and strict liability with a defense of contributory negligence, is based on the economic models, which have been developed by Law and Economics scholars. The ...
free text keywords: precaution, harm, liability, efficiency, incentives, costs
Funded by
MESTD| Protection of human and minority rights in the European legal area
  • Funder: Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Republic of Serbia (MESTD)
  • Project Code: 179046
  • Funding stream: Basic Research (BR or ON)
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