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Tort Law 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780198867760
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198829270
Published: August 2021
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99

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This best-selling undergraduate textbook from renowned authors Kirsty Horsey & Erika Rackley offers a lively, accessible and thoughtful treatment of all key topics taught on tort law courses, and includes carefully chosen learning features to help students become engaged and critical thinkers.

The problem questions in each chapter help students to understand how the law works in its practical context. Carefully chosen features such as 'counterpoint' and 'pause for reflection' boxes enable students to think more deeply and critically about the law.

Tort Law
Part I The Tort of Negligence
2:Introduction to the tort of negligence
3:Duty of care: basic principles
4:Special duty problems: omissions and acts of third parties
5:Special duty problems: psychiatric harm
6:Special duty problems: public bodies
7:Special duty problems: economic loss
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:Employers' liability
14:Breach of statutory duty
Part III The Personal Torts
15:Intentional interferences with the person
16:Invasion of privacy
Part IV The Land Torts
18:Trespass to land and nuisance
19:Actions under the rule of Rylands v Fletcher
Part V Liability, Damages and Limitations
20:Vicarious liability
21:Damages for death and personal injuries
Appendix: Annotated problem questions