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AuthorCalabresi, Guido, 1932-
TitleThe costs of accidents : a legal and economic analysis / Guido Calabresi.
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 1970
Descript x, 340 p. ; 21 cm


pt. I. Introduction : the need for a theoretical foundation of accident law. The Renaissance of accident law plans ; Some common areas of confusion ; Goals and subgoals of accident law -- pt. II. Subgoals of accident cost reduction and methods for achieving them. Secondary accident cost avoidance : the loss spreading and deep pocket methods ; Primary accident cost avoidance : the general deterrence approach ; Primary accident cost avoidance : the specific deterrence approach -- pt. III. Two major problems in reducing primary accident costs. Which activities cause which accident costs : the general deterrence approach ; Which activities cause which accident costs : the specific deterrence approach ; What is the cost? -- pt. IV. The fault system and accident cost reduction. The fault system and general deterrence ; The fault system and specific deterrence ; The fault system as a mixed system of primary cost control ; The fault system and secondary cost avoidance : possible modifications ; The costs of the fault system -- pt. V. Justice and the fault system. The moral framework : consistency and history ; The fairness of the fault system -- pt. VI. Toward a new system of accident law

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