The New Law of Torts Case Book

The New Law of Torts Case Book

by Danuta Mendelson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195525076
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Danuta Mendelson, Professor, Associate Head of School (Research), School of Law, Deakin University

Danuta Mendelson, Professor, Chair in Law (Research), Law School, Deakin University

Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction
1. Introduction to the Law of Torts and Historical Overview
2. Damages
3. Survival Actions and Wrongful Death; Statutory Compensation Schemes
Part Two: Intentional Torts
4. Trespass to the Person (Battery and Negligent Trespass; Assault and False Imprisonment
5. Trespass to Land
6. Miscellaneous Intentional Torts of Action on the Case for Personal Injury
7. Deceit and Injurious Falsehood
8. Torts of Intentional Interference with Goods/Personal Property
9. Defences to Intentional Torts
Part Three: The Tort Of Negligence
10. Negligence: Duty of Care
11. Breach of Duty of Care
12. Causation and Proof of Breach
13. Remoteness of Damage
Part Four: Particular Categories of Case
14. Pure Nonfeasance (Pure Omissions)
15. Mental Harm: Liability for Negligently Occasioned Pure Psychiatric Injury
16. Pure Economic Loss
Part Five: Defences to Negligence
17. Defences to Negligence
Part Six: Strict-liability Torts
18. Public and Private Nuisance
19. Breach of Statutory Duty
20. Vicarious Liability and Non-delegable Duty of Care: Types of Liability
Part Seven: Defamation
21. Establishing Defamation
22. Defences and Remedies in Defamation Law

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