Keep it Simple: An Explanation of the Rule of No Recovery for Pure Economic Loss

@inproceedings{Bernstein2006KeepIS,
  title={Keep it Simple: An Explanation of the Rule of No Recovery for Pure Economic Loss},
  author={Anita Bernstein},
  year={2006}
}
This article, prepared for the Dan B. Dobbs Conference on Economic Torts held at the University of Arizona in March 2006, joins commentary on themes raised in the draft Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Economic Loss, by returning to an old question: Why does tort doctrine, not only in the United States but around the world, generally refuse to compensate a plaintiff for "pure economic loss" - an injury that can be seen only as missing money, unaccompanied by personal injury or… CONTINUE READING