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    Crettez, Bertrand and Deloche, Regis 2011. On the optimality of a duty-to-rescue rule and the cost of wrongful intervention. International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 31, Issue. 4, p. 263.

  • International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Volume 47, Issue 4
  • October 1998, pp. 934-942

Duty to Rescue in Civil Law and Common Law: Les Extremes Se Touchent


The death of Diana, Princess of Wales, following a car accident in Paris on 31 August 1997, received worldwide media attention. The place of the accident as well as the circumstances thereof raise a number of legal questions. Of particular interest from a comparative tort law perspective are those aspects of the French enquiry that concern the civil implications of the criminal offence of failing to assist accident victims.2

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