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Delictual Liability 6th ed

ISBN13: 9781526506443
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Publication Abandoned

Delictual Liability, Sixth Edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and serves as the standard introductory textbook on the subject.

The sixth edition of this popular book 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

Scots Law

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 and Economic Contexts
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