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Tort Law Textbook 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780199287642
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199270244
Published: May 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This new edition of "Tort Law Textbook" provides a clear, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to all areas of tort law found on introductory courses. The text has been extensively revised and re-structured to create an independent textbook resource. There are a number of 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 referred to throughout the text.

New to this edition:-

  • The companion web site has been thoroughly revised to provide a focused source of additional information on key cases
  • The coverage of vicarious liability has been expanded to meet the needs of most tort courses
  • The inclusion of a glossary will provide easy access to key terms
  • Recommended further reading at the end of each chapter will point the way for further study
  • A walk-through preface will help readers to make the best use of all the text's features

Tort Law
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 ;