Provides a clear introduction to almost all areas of tort law found in introductory courses. This title includes many features that enable students to test their knowledge and check their understanding of tort law, such as end-of-chapter questions, assessment exercises, and chapter summaries, as well as summaries of the key cases.
Tort Law Textbook provides a clear and straightforward introduction to the essential principles of tort law covered on undergraduate courses. In this edition, summaries of key cases are included in the text to illustrate the main points of law, creating a complete and integrated text which is ideal for students studying introductory tort law modules. The authors write in a clear and informative style to help clarify the information, which is presented in a user-friendly page layout. Students are encouraged to engage actively with the material and to check their understanding of key points through the use of a range of features, including chapter objectives, questions, self-test assessment exercises and chapter summaries. The Online Resource Centre is an additional source of information for students, containing further cases as well as the answers to the end of chapter questions. Online Resource Centre: Student resources: - Cases and Materials related to the content in the textbook. Suggested answers to the assessment exercises in the book
John Hodgson is a Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. John Lewthwaite is now retired. He was a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION; 1. Negligence I: duty and breach; 2. Negligence II: causation and remoteness of damage; 3. Negligence III: liability for pure economic loss / negligent misstatements and services; 4. Negligence IV: nervous shock/psychiatric damage; 5. Negligence V: an employer's liability at common law; 6. Liability for dangerous premises and land; 7. The action for breach of statutory duty; 8. Vicarious liability; 9. Product liability; 10. Trespass torts; 11. Nuisance and related torts; 12. Defamation and protection of privacy; 13. Remedies; 14. General Defences
Tort Law Textbook by John Hodgson
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