Cases and Materials on Torts

Cases and Materials on Torts

by John L. Diamond, John Diamond

Hardcover(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780314211163
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Publication date: 05/28/2001
Series: American Casebook Series Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter I. Selected Intentional Torts
A The Concept of Intent
B. Battery
C. Assault
D The Concept of Transferred Intent
E False Imprisonment; Malicious Prosecution; Abuse of Process
F Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
G Defenses to Intentional Torts
H Intentional Interference With Contractual And Economic Relations
I Wrongful Termination of Employment Contracts and Tortious Breach of the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing and Fair Dealing
J Intentional Misrepresentation
Chapter II. Negligence
A Overview
B Standard of Conduct
C. Rules of Law
D Negligence Per Se
E Cause-In-Fact
F Duty and Proximate Cause
G Proof of Negligence: Res Ipsa Loquitur
H Limitations on Duty
I Defenses to Negligence
J Immunities
K Joint and Several Liability
Chapter III. Strict Liability and Products Liability
A Traditional Strict Liability
B. Products Liability
Chapter IV. Trespass and Nuisance
Chapter V. Damages
A Compensatory Damages
B Collateral Source Rule
C Punitive Damages
D. Tort Reform Statutes
Chapter VI. Vicarious Liability
A Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employees
B Vicarious Liability for Children
Chapter VII. Statutory Replacements and Limits on Torts
A Workers' Compensation
B No Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance
Chapter VIII. Defamation
A. Defamatory Assertion of Fact
B. Libel Versus Slander
C. Publication
D. Constitutional Culpability Requirement
E. Privileges
Chapter IX Privacy
A. Intrusion Upon Seclusion
B. Appropriation of Name or Likeness and Publicity of Private Life
C. False Light

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