Multiple Tortfeasors: An Economic Analysis
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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Volume (Year): 3 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (May)
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