Torts and Personal Injury Law / Edition 4

Torts and Personal Injury Law / Edition 4

by Cathy Okrent, William Buckley
     
 

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… See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428320765
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/19/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Ch. 1The Personal Injury Paralegal and Tort Case Investigation1
Ch. 2Introduction to Torts and Legal Analysis44
Ch. 3Negligence60
Ch. 4Special Negligence Actions108
Ch. 5Defenses to Negligence150
Ch. 6Intentional Torts: Injuries to Persons174
Ch. 7Intentional Torts: Injuries to Property238
Ch. 8Defenses to Intentional Torts276
Ch. 9Strict, or Absolute, Liability324
Ch. 10Products Liability350
Ch. 11Special Tort Actions382
Ch. 12Tort Immunities422
Ch. 13Paralegal Ethics442
Appendix AConfidential Client Information Form462
Appendix BUnderstanding Appellate Court Opinions467
Appendix CSupplementary Cases471
Glossary494
Index506

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