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Causal Apportionment In The Law Of Torts, Mario Rizzo Oct 1980

Causal Apportionment In The Law Of Torts, Mario Rizzo

Mario Rizzo

This article presents a theory and a technology of damage apportionment (in cases of joint, concurrent or successive torts) based on relative causal contributions. While the theory is developed along the lines of strict liability, it is also applicable, mutatis mutandis, to a negligence framework.