This book presents a thorough examination of tort law, combining the essential theoretical foundations with practical applications to demonstrate how the law pertains to real practice. Torts and Personal Injury Law examines a number of issues including legal remedies for private and public nuisances, false imprisonment, statutes of limitations, proving negligence, and defamation by computer as well as numerous other remedies of tort law. Activities at various litigation stages, pretrial, during trial, and posttrial procedures are fully explored for a complete understanding of the process.
"I have used Okrent Torts for several years because I like the tone and the substance of the text. The text sets forth the substance in a clear, straightforward manner. The substance is broken down into bite-sized morsels that are fairly easy for the student to digest."
Cathy J. Okrent, J.D., is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, as well as the Federal and State Courts of New York. Attorney Okrent has been a trial attorney and college professor. She has served as a state and county government attorney, hearing officer, and an employee relations manager. She is the author of three textbooks on Legal Terminology, Court Reporting, and Tort Law.