Torts in Ireland 3rd ed
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Country of Publication: Ireland
Price: Out of print
The 3rd edition of this well established book clarifies the essential concepts of tort law in Ireland, while providing clear and detailes explanations of the rules relating to each tort.
Also contains new cases on topics such as:-
- psychiatric harm;
- public authority liability;
- limitation of actions;
- professional negligence;
- capacity to consent to or refuse medical treatment;
- employers' liability;
- contributory negligence;
- and, defamation.
All the core areas of the law of torts as applied in Ireland are dealt, along with reference to recent legislation and initiatives, including:-
- the Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004;
- the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005;
- and, Personal Injuries Assessment Board.
This title focuses on Irish law, but relevant new material from other jurisdictions such as England, Australia, Canada and the US is also included. It is suitable for undergraduate law and business students, legal practitioners and insurers.