Tort Law: Text and Materials

Paperback | August 13, 2013

byMark Lunney, Ken Oliphant

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The fifth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text.Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the authors' expert explanation and analysis. Opportunities for further research are highlighted by the many suggestionsfor additional readings that are woven throughout the text. This approach enables students to gain a rich and contextual understanding of the law of tort.

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The fifth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text.Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the au...

Mark Lunney is Professor in the School of Law at the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia. He previously taught at King's College, London. Ken Oliphant is Director of the Institute for European Tort Law at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, and Professor of Tort Law at the University of Bristol.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1064 pagesPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199655383

ISBN - 13:9780199655380

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Table of Contents

1. General introduction2. Intentional interference with the person3. Negligence - introduction4. Breach of duty5. Causation and remoteness6. Defences to negligence7. Negligence: duty of care - psychiatric illness8. Negligence: duty of care - economic loss9. Negligence: duty of care - omissions and acts of third parties10. Negligence: duty of care - public bodies11. Special liability regimes12. Nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher13. Defamation14. Privacy15. Vicarious Liability16. Damages for Personal Injury17. Death and Damages18. How Tort Works

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"The best tort text available." --Dr Clare McIvor, University of Birmingham