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Multiple Tortfeasors: An Economic Analysis

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  • Young Robert

    (Nottingham University, Business School, UK)

  • Faure Michael

    (Metro, Maastricht University, The Netherlands)

  • Fenn Paul

    (Nottingham University, Business School, UK)

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This paper provides a coherent framework for classifying cases with multiple tortfeasors in relation to the efficient allocation of liability across the tortfeasors. We construct a simple model in which various tortfeasors contribute to a loss, and consider efficient liability rules under various assumptions.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Review of Law & Economics.

Volume (Year): 3 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
Pages: 111-132

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Handle: RePEc:bpj:rlecon:v:3:y:2007:i:1:n:7

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