Let’s get physical: civil liability and the perception of risk (C. Hilson)

Author Chris Hilson Keywords Environment, health, negligence, nuisance, contaminated land, damage to property, economic loss, hazardous substances, health hazards, nuisance, risk management, tortious liability Abstract Examines the role of risk perception in tort claims concerning environmental “stigma damages” and fear of disease. Reviews the varying public perceptions of risk, the need to show physical damage […]

Tatar v Romania – case comment

Author James Harrison Keywords Human rights, environment, hazardous substances, health hazards, mining operations, pollution, right to respect for private and family life, risk management, Romania Abstract The applicants in this case, Vasile Gheorghe Tâtar and Paul Tâtar, lived approximately 100 metres from a gold mine in Baia Mare, Romania. The operators of the mine were […]