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13 Pace Intl'l L. Rev. 59 (2001)
A Comparative Analysis of United States and Colombian Tort Law: Duty, Breach, and Damages

handle is hein.journals/pacinlwr13 and id is 65 raw text is: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF UNITED
STATES AND COLOMBIAN TORT LAW:
DUTY, BREACH, AND DAMAGES
Natalia M. Bartelst
M. Stuart Maddentt
I.  Introduction  .......................................  60
II. Anglo-American Development of the Law of
N egligence  .........................................  61
A .  Generally  ......................................  61
B.  Corrective  Justice  .............................  62
C. Economic Efficiency ...........................      63
III.  D uty  ...............................................  66
IV.  Breach  of Duty  ....................................   70
V. Compensatory Damages ...........................         71
A .  G enerally  ......................................  71
B. Personal Physical Injury .......................     72
C. Increased Risk of Future Illness ...............     73
D. Emotional Distress ............................      74
E. Fear of Future Illness .........................     74
F. Property Damage ..............................       74
VI. Colombian Development of the Law of Negligence.          75
A .  G enerally  ......................................  75
B. Unicistas vs. Dualistas ........................     76
C. Impact of Science and Technology in
Colombian Jurisprudence: Jaramillos'
A pproach  ......................................   77
D .  D uty  ...........................................  78
VII. Dangerous Activities ..............................      79
A. Civil Code Article 2356 ........................     80
B. Automobile Accidents ..........................      81
V III.  Breach  ............................................   82
t J.D. Pace University School of Law; B.A. Binghamton University. I would
like to thank my husband Kyle and my family for their love and endless support.
tt Charles A. Frueauff Professor and Distinguished Professor of Law, Pace
University School of Law.

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