Breach of Contracts and Damages

Course contents
Failures in the conclusion and fulfillment of legal transactions (failures that are fundamental or with regard to defaulting):
Error and failures of intent
Initial and subsequent impossibilities
Warranty etc.

Tort law:
The main features of liability regimes (strict liability and fault-based liability)
Definition and conditions of claims for damages
Types of damages (positive damages, full compensation etc.)
Liability of multiple tortfeasors, duty to mitigate damages
Individual claims according to tort law

Burden of proof
Vicarious liability
Expert liability
Employee Liability Act (DHG), Public Liability Act (AHG) and Public Officers Liability Act (OrgHG)

Duties of supervision and care; liability for innocent infringement; liability for buildings, liability of occupants, animal owners and landowners
Railway and Motor Vehicle Liability Act (EKHG) and Product Liability Law (PHG)

Cases are to be reviewed and solved from a legal perspective