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Tort Law — Liability of Statutory Bodies (Amtspflichtverletzung, § 839 BGB)

Date Citation Note
16.10.1997 BGH NJW 1998, 751 III. Civil Senate (III ZR 23/96) Arrest
Claim for loss of earnings
§ 839 BGB
20.11.1996 OLG Hamm Az 11 U 61/96 ZFJ 1997, 433 Child care
Duty of officials
28.03.1996 BGH NJW 1996, 2373 III. Civil Senate (III ZR 141/95) Failure to prosecute
Possible liability in case specific protective duties
('Schutzpflichten') arise in a given case
Art. 34 GG
§ 839 BGB
14.12.1995 OLG Düsseldorf VersR 1997, 314 (18 U 91/95) A school’s liability for torts committed by its students
Extent of liability
15.07.1992 OLG Hamm FamRZ 1993, 704 11th Civil Senate Adoption
State officials’ duties
23.03.1990 OLG Hamm Az 11 U 108/89 Needy student requiring special tuition
Liability of the educational authority if special tuition is not provided
20.05.1988 OLG Oldenburg VersR 1991, 306 (175) (6 U 28/88) Committal to state care
State officials’ duties
10.07.1980 BGH NJW 1980, 2194 III. Civil Senate (III ZR 58/79) Liability of a local authority for a violation of the duty to secure the safe use of highways
§ 823 BGB
30.04.1953 BGH LM § 839 [Fg] BGB No. 5
III. Civil Senate
(III ZR 204/52)


Subsequent developments
Police duty to prevent criminals from committing crimes
Possible claim for damages