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The Forms and Functions of Tort Law: An Analytical Primer on Cases and Concepts
     

The Forms and Functions of Tort Law: An Analytical Primer on Cases and Concepts

by Kenneth Abraham
 
Nature and Functions of Tort Law; Procedure in a Tort Suit; Intentional Harms; Defenses; The Negligence Standard; Reasonable Person Standard; Negligence "Calculus; " Malpractice; Violation of Statutes; Negligence as a Matter of Law; Proof of Negligence; Res Ipsa Loquitur; Cause in Fact; Conventional Tests: "But-For" and "Substantial Factor; " Proximate Cause; Basics;

Overview

Nature and Functions of Tort Law; Procedure in a Tort Suit; Intentional Harms; Defenses; The Negligence Standard; Reasonable Person Standard; Negligence "Calculus; " Malpractice; Violation of Statutes; Negligence as a Matter of Law; Proof of Negligence; Res Ipsa Loquitur; Cause in Fact; Conventional Tests: "But-For" and "Substantial Factor; " Proximate Cause; Basics; Advanced Issues; Judge, Jury and the Underlying Purpose of Proximate Cause; Defenses Based on Plaintiff's Conduct; Strict Liability and Nuisance; Vicarious Liability; Products Liability; Damages; Collateral Sources; Limited Duty; "Pure" Economic Loss; Tort Reform, Workers Compensation and No-Fault Systems; Reputational and Dignitary Harms: Defamation and Invasion of Privacy; Economic Harms: Misrepresentation and Interference with Actual or Prospective Contractual Advantage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566624602
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
06/28/1997
Series:
Concepts and Insights Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.51(d)

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