Tort Law, 6th Edition

Book Description

Written by two leading scholars, Tort combines detailed coverage of the legal , supported by hypothetical case scenarios and guided further reading, with critical discussion of the key academic debates and literature in the subject making it ideal for use by anyone studying tort at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Extensively updated, this new edition covers all important case- and legislative developments, including the expansion of vicarious liability in Mohamud v Wm Morrison Supermarkets, the treatment of the notion of 'defect' under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in Wilkes v Depuy International Ltd, the reinvigoration of the tort in Wilkinson v Downton by O (a child) v Rhodes, the recognition of a tort of the malicious institution of civil proceedings in Willers v Joyce, and the attempts to reform the on the defence of illegality in Patel v Mirza.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Basics
Chapter 2 Trespass To The Person
Chapter 3 Claims In Negligence
Chapter 4 Duty Of Care: Introduction
Chapter 5 Duty Of Care: Acts
Chapter 6 Duty Of Care: Omissions
Chapter 7 Breach Of Duty
Chapter 8 Causation
Chapter 9 Actionability
Chapter 10 Occupiers’ Liability
Chapter 11 Product Liability
Chapter 12 Trespass To Land
Chapter 13 Private Nuisance
Chapter 14 Strict Liability For Dangerous Things
Chapter 15 Torts To Personal Property
Chapter 16 Defamation
Chapter 17 Invasion Of Privacy, Harassment And Abuse
Chapter 18 Breach Of Statutory Duty
Chapter 19 Public Nuisance
Chapter 20 The Torts
Chapter 21 Abuse Of Power Or Position
Chapter 22 Defences
Chapter 23 Compensatory Damages
Chapter 24 Aggravated And Exemplary Damages
Chapter 25 Disgorgement And Licence Fee Damages
Chapter 26 Nominal And Vindicatory Damages
Chapter 27 Injunctions
Chapter 28 Wrongful Death Claims
Chapter 29 Other Third-Party Claims
Chapter 30 Accessory Liability
Chapter 31 Vicarious Liability
Chapter 32 Loss Compensation Schemes

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