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Tort Law 6th ed


ISBN13: 9781292207834
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781292071237
Published: July 2018
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £38.99



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Written by two leading scholars, Tort Law combines detailed coverage of the legal principles, supported by hypothetical case scenarios and guided further reading, with critical discussion of the key academic debates and literature in the subject making it ideal for use by anyone studying tort law at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Extensively updated, this new edition covers all important case-law and legislative developments, including the expansion of vicarious liability in Mohamud v Wm Morrison Supermarkets, the treatment of the notion of 'defect' under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in Wilkes v Depuy International Ltd, the reinvigoration of the tort in Wilkinson v Downton by O (a child) v Rhodes, the recognition of a tort of the malicious institution of civil proceedings in Willers v Joyce, and the attempts to reform the law on the defence of illegality in Patel v Mirza.

Subjects:
Tort Law, External LLB Titles
Contents:
Acknowledgements xvii
Publisher's acknowledgements xviii
Preface xxii
Table of cases xxiv
Table of statutes, statutory instruments and conventions liv
1. The basics 1
2. Trespass to the person 41
3. Claims in negligence 72
4. Duty of care: introduction 79
5. Duty of care: acts 105
6. Duty of care: omissions 185
7. Breach of duty 229
8. Causation 255
9. Actionability 311
10. Occupiers' liability 341
11. Product liability 362
12. Trespass to land 380
13. Private nuisance 391
14. Strict liability for dangerous things 442
15. Torts to personal property 467
16. Defamation 497
17. Invasion of privacy, harassment and abuse 550
18. Breach of statutory duty 598
19. Public nuisance 609
20. The economic torts 626
21. Abuse of power or position 674
22. Defences 696
23. Compensatory damages 723
24. Aggravated and exemplary damages 755
25. Disgorgement and licence fee damages 770
26. Nominal and vindicatory damages 784
27. Injunctions 797
28. Wrongful death claims 810
29. Other third-party claims 819
30. Accessory liability 824
31. Vicarious liability 829
32. Loss compensation schemes 859
Bibliography 871
Index of problems 885
Index 886