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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Tort Textbook 5th ed isbn 9780414033016

Tort Textbook 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780414046085
New Edition ISBN: 9780414033016
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421949805
Published: June 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Tort presents an accessible and current picture of the law of torts and is ideal for those approaching the subject for the first time. As part of the Textbook Series, Tort:-

  • Presents all of the major concepts in the law of torts and clearly illustrates how they work in practice by reference to the major cases in this field and the main statutory provisions
  • Goes through all the main areas of tort including: negligence, causation and remoteness, employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability, liability for defective products, nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher, trespass, defamation, defences, and remedies
  • Breaks case law down so that students are presented with the most salient points, enabling them to consider the law in a factual context. This guide also serves as an aide mémoire
  • Includes new chapters on Economic Torts and Privacy
  • Considers the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 and all other key legislation on the law of torts
  • Evaluates recent reports by the Law Commission and recent case decisions
  • Its clarity and comprehensive coverage makes it essential reading for those studying law at degree or graduate diploma level

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
The nature of tortious liability
Negligence: the duty of care
Negligence: economic loss
Negligence: psychiatric illness
Negligence: breach of duty
Causation and remoteness
Employers’ liability
Occupiers’ liability
Strict liability statutes
uisance and the rules in Rylands v Fletcher
Trespass
Economic Torts
Defamation
Defences to defamation
Privacy
eneral defences and extinction of liability
Remedies.