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Compensating for the loss of a chance

@article{Stern2014CompensatingFT,
  title={Compensating for the loss of a chance},
  author={R. Stern and J. Kadane},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
  year={2014}
}
Civil liability for a lost chance applies to legal cases in which a tortious action changes the probabilities of the outcomes that can be obtained by the victim. A central point in the application of this type of liability is the valuation of damages. Despite the practical importance of the valuation of lost chances, the legal restrictions that guide it have rarely been discussed explicitly. In order to discuss these restrictions, we propose an abstract description of a lost chance case in… Expand

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