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Thomson's Delictual Liability 6th ed


ISBN13: 9781526518781
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781780434674
Published: November 2021
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £54.00



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Delictual Liability, 6th edition is a highly respected account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is the standard introductory textbook on the subject. The sixth edition of this popular text has been updated throughout and provides a clear and straightforward guide through this difficult area of Scots Law. The author takes account of the ongoing effects of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011 as well as the recent Defamation and Malicious Publications (Scotland) Bill.

The sixth edition includes extensively updated topics including:

  • Negligence
  • Vicarious liability
  • Defamation and verbal injury
  • Causation

Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
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 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXTS
Introduction
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 vii
PART IV. DAMAGES
16. Damages