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Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 19th ed

Edited by: W. Edwin Peel, James Goudkamp

ISBN13: 9780414025653
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847037930
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Winfield & Jolowicz on Tort 19th ed:-

  • The leading textbook on tort available providing students with the definitive and all embracing guidance they need to achieve top marks
  • Centred firmly on English law but covers significant developments in Commonwealth countries, and where appropriate European systems of tort law
  • Covers all key areas of tort law so students don’t have to refer to a number of different textbooks
  • Includes extensive use of case citations
NEW TO THIS EDITION
  • Extensively revised to capture changes in the law concerning causation, vicarious liability, defamation and breach of statutory duty, among other areas
  • Discusses and engages with the latest theoretical developments in the law of tort
  • Takes account of over 250 new cases including the decisions of the Supreme Court in Baker v Quantum Clothing Group, Sienkiewicz v Greif (UK) Ltd, Catholic Child Welfare Society v Various Claimants, and Woodland v Swimming Teachers Association
  • Includes an account of key legislative developments, including the Defamation Act 2013 and amendments to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
Nature and Functions of the Law of Tort
The Structure of Tort Law: History and Influences
General Characteristics of Tortious Liability
Trespass to the Person and Related Matters
Negligence: Duty of Care . Negligence: Breach of Duty
Negligence: Causation and Remoteness (Scope of Liability)
Breach of Statutory Duty and Misfeasance in a Public Office
Employers’ Liability
Liability for Land and Structures
Liability for Defective Products
Liability for Statements
Defamation and Related Matters
Trespass to Land
Nuisance
Strict Liability: Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
Animals
Interference with Goods
Interference with Contract or Business
Abuse of Legal Procedure
Vicarious Liability
Joint and Several Tortfeasors
Remedies
Death in Relation to Tort
Capacity
Defences