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Kidner's Casebook on Torts 13th ed


ISBN13: 9780199678822
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199644810
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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Kidner's Casebook on Torts is the essential companion for undergraduate tort law students, providing a comprehensive portable library of leading cases in the field.

Kirsty Horsey and Ericka Rackley, authors of the best-selling tort law textbook, combine their talents again to update Kidner's popular casebook; bringing together an impressive range of carefully edited extracts and combining insightful commentary with questions and annotated cases to help you identify and analyse the key elements of each case.

The text is supported by an Online Resource Centre which provides a comprehensive suite of resources, including downloadable annotated cases, flashcard glossary, and web links and video clips of current items.

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
1. Introduction

PART I. THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE
2. Negligence: the basic principles of duty of care
3. Special duty problems: omissions and acts of third parties
4. Special duty problems: psychiatric harm
5. Special duty problems: liability of public bodies
6. Special duty problems: economic loss
7. Special duty problems: unborn children, wrongful life and wrongful birth
8. Breach of duty: the standard of care
9. Causation and remoteness of damage
10. Defences to negligence

PART II. SPECIAL LIABILITY REGIMES
11. Occupiers' liability
12. Product liability
13. Breach of statutory duty

PART III. THE PERSONAL TORTS
14. Trespass to the person
15. Invasion of privacy
16. Defamation

PART IV. THE LAND TORTS
17. Trespass to land
18. Nuisance and actions under the rule in Rylands v Fletcher

PART V. LIABILITY, DAMAGES AND LIMITATIONS
19. Vicarious liability
20. Damages for death and personal injuries