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Tort Law (mylawchamber premium) isbn 9781292010809

Tort Law (mylawchamber premium)

ISBN13: 9781447911289
New Edition ISBN: 9781292010809
Published: March 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback + Online Access
Price: Out of print

What links a bottle of ginger beer, A-list celebrities, the first female beefeater at the Tower of London and Mothercare? Answer: they have all had to rely on, been affected by or have been the subject of a tort law action.

Written in a lively and accessible style, this new textbook will provide students with a strong understanding of the key legal principles and case law at play in this area. A range of innovative in-chapter features support students throughout their study and encourage them to use and develop their legal and employability skills.

Tort Law forms part of the Living Law Series which establishes and nurtures an understanding of legal principles and how they work in the real world.

Tort Law
1.What is tort law?
2.Negligence: general principles
3.Negligence: causation, defences, limitation
4.Negligence: psychiatric injury
5.Negligence: economic loss ;
6.Negligence: public bodies ;
7.Employers liability
8.Vicarious liability
9.Occupiers’ liability;
10.Product liability ;
11.Breach of statutory duty
12.Trespass to the person ;
13.Trespass to land ;
15.The rule in Rylands v Fletcher
16.Defamation: general principles
17.Defamation: defences, remedies and problems
20.Liability for animals