This edition is an accessible introduction to this area of law which covers the basic principles of the law of torts, as well as directing the reader towards the complexities of the subject and its relationship with society.
Torts make headline news. From mass disasters like Hillsborough and King's Cross to scandal-mongering in the popular press, torts are seldom far from the front pages. Yet, despite its human interest, the law of torts is notoriously difficult for students. This new edition is an accessible introduction to this exciting area of law which covers the basic principles of the law of torts as well as directing the reader towards the complexities of the subject and its relationship with society.
Introduction - PART 1: THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE - Negligence: Introduction - The Duty of Care Concept - Nervous Shock - Economic Loss and Negligent Misstatement - Omissions - Problem Plaintiffs - Problem Defendants - Breach of the Duty of Care - Causation - Remoteness of Damage - Defences - PART 2: INTERFERENCE WITH A PERSON AND PERSONAL PROPETY - Interference with the Person and Personal Property - Occupiers' Liability - Product Liability - Breach of Statutory Duty - Trespass to the Person - PART 3: INTERFERENCE WITH LAND - Interference with Land: Introduction - Private Nuisance - The Rule in Rylands v. Fletcher - PART 4: INTERFERENCE WITH REPUTATION - Defamation - PART 5: GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF TORTIOUS LIABILITY - Vicarious Liability and Joint Torts - Remedies - Bibliography - Index
Torts by Professor Alastair Mullis
Professor Alastair Mullis
Palgrave Law Masters
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