Kidners Casebook on Torts

Paperback | August 23, 2015

byKirsty Horsey, Erika Rackley

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Kidner's Casebook on Torts is the essential companion for undergraduate tort law students, providing a comprehensive portable library of leading cases in the field. Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley, authors of the best-selling tort law textbook, combine their talents again to update Kidner's popular casebook; bringing together an impressive range of carefully edited extracts and combining insightful commentary with questions and further reading suggestions tohelp you analyse the key elements of each case and take your research further. The text is supported by an Online Resource Centre which provides a comprehensive suite of resources, including downloadable annotated cases and judgments, flashcard glossary, web links and video clips of current items.

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Kidner's Casebook on Torts is the essential companion for undergraduate tort law students, providing a comprehensive portable library of leading cases in the field. Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley, authors of the best-selling tort law textbook, combine their talents again to update Kidner's popular casebook; bringing together an impre...

Kirsty Horsey is Senior Lecturer in Law at Kent Law School, teaching contract and tort law to undergraduate students across all years. Her research interests lie in the overlap of medical and family law, particularly in the area of assisted reproduction, and in public bodies' liability for negligence. In 2007, Kirsty was the joint rec...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:August 23, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPart I. The Tort of Negligence2. Duty of care: basic principles3. Special duty problems: omissions and acts of third parties4. Special duty problems: psychiatric harm5. Special duty problems: public bodies6. Special duty problems: economic loss7. Breach of duty: the standard of care8. Causation and remoteness of damage9. Defences to negligencePart II. Special Liability Regimes10. Occupiers' liability11. Product liability12. Breach of statutory dutyPart III. The Personal Torts13. Intentional interferences with the person14. Invasion of privacy15. DefamationPart IV. The Land Torts16. Trespass to land and nuisance17. Actions under the rule in Rylands v FletcherPart V. Liability, Damages and Limitations18. Vicarious liability19. Damages for death and personal injuries