Arno Akkermans

Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)

Director

De Boelelaan 1105

Amsterdam, 1081HV

Netherlands

http://https://research.vu.nl/en/persons/arno-j-akkermans

Amsterdam Centre for Comprehensive Law

Director

Faculty of Law, Initium Building

De Boelelaan 1077

Amsterdam, 1081HV

Netherlands

http://https://research.vu.nl/en/persons/arno-j-akkermans

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - Faculty of Law

Professor of law

Amsterdam, 1081 HV

Netherlands

http://https://research.vu.nl/en/persons/arno-j-akkermans

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Reforming Personal Injury Claims Settlement: Paying More Attention to Emotional Dimension Promotes Victim Recovery

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Arno Akkermans
Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Citation 11

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Tort, Personal Injury, Claims settlement, Reform of settlement process, Compensation, Victim recovery, Non-pecuniary needs, Secondary victimization, Procedural Justice, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

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Compelled Apologies as a Legal Remedy: Some Thoughts from a Civil Law Jurisdiction

University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Andrea Zwart-Hink, Arno Akkermans and Kiliaan van Wees
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Apology, legal remedy, civil law, compelled apologies, court-ordered apologies, amende honorable, tort, personal injury, remedies, non-pecuniary interests, freedom of expression, therapeutic jurisprudence

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Compensation Schemes for Damage Caused by Healthcare and Alternatives to Court Proceedings in the Netherlands - The Netherlands National Report to the 20th General Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law, Fukuoka, Japan, 22-28 July 2018

Chapter 1 in: L.P.W. van Vliet (ed.) Netherlands Reports to the twentieth International Congress of Comparative Law, Fukuoka 2018, Nijmegen, Wolf Legal Publishers, 2018 (pp. 1-30)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Berber Laarman and Arno Akkermans
VU University Amsterdam - Amsterdam Centre for Comprehensive Law and Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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adverse medical events, compensation, open disclosure, apology, health law, public health, medical malpractice, patient safety, just culture, peer support, second victim, complaints, alternative dispute resolution, conflict management, restorative justice, therapeutic jurisprudence

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Can Money Symbolize Acknowledgement? How Victims' Relatives Perceive Monetary Awards for Their Emotional Harm

Psychological Injury and the Law, Vol. 4, November 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2018
Liesbeth Hulst and Arno Akkermans
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law and Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Bereavement, Personal injury, Tort, Compensation, Restorative justice, Therapeutic jurisprudence

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Informed Consent and the Requirement of Causation, Chester v. Afshar, 14 October 2004

European Review of Private Law, 3-2007, 433-442
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Arno Akkermans
Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Chester v Afshar, Case note, Medical malpractice, informed consent, causation, burden of proof, lost chance, right of self-dedetermination, compensation

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Exploring Lawyer-Client Interaction: A Qualitative Study of Positive Lawyer Characteristics

Psychological Injury and Law, Volume 1, Number 1, March 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Personal injury victims, Lawyer characteristics, Client-centered lawyering, Procedural justice, Therapeutic jurisprudence

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Achieving Justice in Personal Injury Compensation: The Need to Address the Emotional Dimensions of Suffering a Wrong

In: Prue Vines and Arno Akkermans (eds.), Unexpected Consequences of Compensation Law, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2020 (pp 15-37)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 May 2020 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2020
Arno Akkermans
Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Tort, Personal Injury, Compensation, Claims Resolution, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Reform of Settlement Process, Victim Recovery, Non-Pecuniary Needs, Secondary Victimization, Perceived Injustice, Apologies, Acknowledgment, Reconciliation, Non-Adversarial Justice

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Fair and Appropriate? Compensation of Victims of Sexual Violence in EU Member States: Greece, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands and Spain. Part I: A Survey of State and Offender Compensation

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Faculdad de Derecho, University Carlos III in Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Lleida, Unversitat Oberta de Catalunyaa, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Association Marta Centre (MARTA), Association Marta Centre (MARTA), Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH), Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH) and Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH)
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Crime Victims, Sexual Crimes, Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Trafficking, Compensation, State Compensation, Offender Compensation, Victims’ Rights, Empowerment, Justice, Restorative Justice, Acknowledgment, European Union

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What Do We Know About the Well-Being of Claimants in Compensation Processes?

Recht der Werkelijkheid 2012 (33) 2
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Compensation, Litigation, Personal Injury, Secundairy gain, Secundairy Victimisation, Lawyers, Client-centered lawyering, Insurance companies, Procedural justice, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

10.

Empowerment of Personal Injury Victims Through the Internet: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Trials, Vol. 12, No. 29, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Empowerment, personal injury, PI victims, e-health, randomized controlled trial, study protocol, recovery, claims settlement, secundairy victimization, compensation, impact on health, therapeutic jurisprudence

11.

An Overview of Some Unexpected Consequences of Compensation Law

Prue Vines and Arno Akkermans (eds.), Unexpected Consequences of Compensation Law, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Prue E. Vines and Arno Akkermans
University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Tort, Personal Injury, Compensation, Workers Compensation, Health, Claims Resolution, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Lump Sum Dissipation, Victim Recovery, Just Culture, Secondary Victimization, Perceived Injustice, Apologies, Remedies

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Fair and Appropriate? Compensation of Victims of Sexual Violence in EU Member States: Greece, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands and Spain. Part II: State and Offender Compensation: Survey, Good Practices and Recommendations

FAIRCOM Report part II, November 2020; https://sexualviolencejustice.eu/
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 28 Jan 2021
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Faculdad de Derecho, University Carlos III in Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Lleida, Unversitat Oberta de Catalunya, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Association Marta Centre (MARTA), Association Marta Centre (MARTA), Association Marta Centre (MARTA), Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH), Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH) and Union of Women Associations of Heraklion Prefecture (UWAH)
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Crime Victims, Sexual Crimes, Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Trafficking, Compensation, State Compensation, Offender Compensation, Victims’ Rights, Empowerment, Justice, Restorative Justice, Acknowledgment, European Union

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On Why Procedural Justice Matters in Court Hearings: Experimental Evidence that Behavioral Disinhibition Weakens the Association between Procedural Justice and Evaluations of Judges

Utrecht Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 3, p. 114-129, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Utrecht University - Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB) and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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procedural justice, trust, legitimate power, court hearings, behavioral disinhibition priming

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Procedural Justice and Quality of Life in Compensation Processes

Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 44 (2013) 1431–1436
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Claimants, Lawyers, Insurance companies, Procedural justice, Interactional justice, Informational justice, Compensation processes, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

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Factors that Challenge Health for People Involved in the Compensation Process Following a Motor Vehicle Crash: A Longitudinal Study

BMC Public Health (2015) 15:339
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Apr 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney and The University of Sydney
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Tort, Personal Injury, Claimants, Claims settlement, Traffic crash, Victim recovery, Mental health, Anxiety, Insurance companies, Secondary victimisation, Compensation, Injury, Procedural justice, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

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Does Blame Impede Health Recovery after Transport Accidents?

Psychological Injury and Law (2015) 8:82-87
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Nieke A. Elbers, Alex Collie and Arno Akkermans
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Monash University - Institute for Safety - Compensation and Recovery Research and Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB)
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Tort, Personal Injury, Claims settlement, Compensation process, Victim recovery, Procedural Justice, impact on health, Psychologist, Physiotherapist, Health care, Blame, Injury, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

17.

Do Compensation Processes Impair Mental Health? A Meta-Analysis

Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 44 (2013) 674-683
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB) and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Compensation process, Litigation, Secondary gain, Secondary victimisation, Mental health, Meta-analysis, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

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Victims of Medical Errors and the Problems They Face: A Prospective Comparative Study Among the Dutch Population

European Journal of Public Health, 2020
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Tilburg University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB) and Tilburg University CentER
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Medical Errors, Victims, Victimology, Victimization, Mental Health, Non-Physical Problems, PTSD, Rehabilitation, Victim Care, Prospective Study, Netherlands

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Effectiveness of a Web-Based Intervention for Injured Claimants: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Trials, 2013, 14:227
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Injury compensation, Web-based intervention, Randomized controlled trial, E-health, Empowerment, Therapeutic Jurisprudence

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Do Claim Factors Predict Health Care Utilization after Transport Accidents?

Accident Analysis and Prevention 53 (2013) 121–126
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Clinical Psychology, Amsterdam Law and Behavior Insitute (A-LAB), Monash University - Institute for Safety - Compensation and Recovery Research, Monash University - Institute for Safety - Compensation and Recovery Research and The Society of Occupational Medicine (NVAB) Utrecht
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Transport accidents, Compensation processes, Health care utilization, Medical assessments, Therapeutic Jurisprudence