Compensation for pain and suffering

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Compensation for pain and suffering

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  • Introduction: Why non-pecuniary loss is different


  • The compensation of non-pecuniary loss
    • Historical background: Pecuniary compensation for nonpecuniary loss?
    • When to compensate non-pecuniary loss
    • Compensatory, preventive and punitive function
    • The compensation of non-pecuniary loss and the EU


  • The compensation of pain and suffering in bodily injury cases in Europe
    • Who is eligible?
    • How to determine who gets what


The US perspective

What’s next?

Annexe 1: Pain and suffering awards in special scenarios

Annexe 2: Country reports – Examples of different approaches


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