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The contributory negligence doctrine: four commercial law problems

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The law of contributory negligence is often treated as an afterthought by academics. It is routinely relegated to a position of relative unimportance in textbooks. This tendency is particularly pronounced in the commercial law sphere, apparently on the assumption that the contributory negligence doctrine is for the most part confined to “accident cases”. As a result, learning regarding the law of contributory negligence in the commercial law setting is particularly underdeveloped. The goal of...

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
Publisher:
Informa Law Publisher's website
Journal:
Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
2017
Pages:
213-237
Publication date:
2017-05-08
Acceptance date:
2016-11-07
ISSN:
0306-2945
Pubs id:
pubs:657363
URN:
uri:dfa97d6d-d8ad-4710-af65-1f960a47f31c
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uuid:dfa97d6d-d8ad-4710-af65-1f960a47f31c
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pubs:657363

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