The 16th edition of what aims to be the leading textbook on the law of tort continues to follow significant developments in other major Commonwealth countries and also gives full consideration to the impact of the Human Rights Act on tort law.
Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort is the leading textbook on the law of tort and a definitive, all embracing guide to the subject. Though centred firmly on English law, this edition continues to follow significant developments in other major Commonwealth countries and also gives full consideration to the impact of the Human Rights Act on tort law.
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Table of Contents
Meaning and functions of the Law of tort. The structure of tort law: history and influences. General characteristics of tortious liability. Trespass to the person. Negligence. Causation and contributory negligence. Breach of statutory duty. Employers' liability. Liability for land and structures. Liability for defective products. Liability for statements. Defamation and related matters. Trespass to land. Nuisance. Strict liability. Animals. Interference with goods. Interference with contract or business. Abuse of legal procedure. Vicarious liability. Joint and several tortfeasors. Remedies. Capacity. Defences. Extinction of liability in tort.
Winfield and Jolowicz on Tort by W. V. H. Rogers
W. V. H. Rogers
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