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Delictual Liability 5th ed


ISBN13: 9781780434674
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847663160
Published: June 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
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Delictual Liability, 5th edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is the standard introductory textbook on the subject.

The fifth edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and provides a clear and straightforward guide through this difficult area of Scots Law.

Includes extensively updated topics such as:-

  • Causation
  • Vicarious liability
  • Liability for wrongs of third parties
  • Calculation of damages
Coverage is also given to the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011.

Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
Introduction

PART I INTENTIONAL DELICTS
1. Intentional wrongs in respect of persons and property
2. The economic wrongs and fraud

PART II UNINTENTIONAL DELICT - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LIABILITY
3. The duty of care
4. Duty of care as a threshold device 5 Breach of a duty of care
6. Causation and related issues

PART III DELICTUAL LIABILITY IN SPECIFIC SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXTS
Introduction
7. Professional liability
8. Product liability
9. Delictual liability for animals
10. Delictual liability arising from ownership or occupation of property
11. Breach of statutory duty and public law issues
12. Employers' liability and vicarious liability
13. Delict and the family
14. Delict and road traffic
15. Defamation and verbal injury

PART IV DAMAGES
16. Damages