Tort Law by Kirsty HorseyTort Law by Kirsty Horsey

Tort Law

byKirsty Horsey, Erika Rackley

Paperback | August 12, 2017

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This best-selling undergraduate textbook from leading academics Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley gives a comprehensive grounding in tort law and carefully chosen learning features help students to become engaged and critical thinkers.This lively and though-provoking account allows students to understand rather than simply learn the law. The problem questions in each chapter help students to understand how the law works in its practical context and to begin to consider potential issues and debates. Carefully chosen features suchas "counterpoint" and "pause for reflection" boxes enable students to think more deeply and critically about the law.The text is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which includes the following resources: * Downloadable annotated judgments, statutes, and problem questions* Outline answers to questions in the book* Annotated web links to external web resources and videos* Flashcard glossary of legal terms used in the book * Additional content on elements of a claim in the tort of negligence and on product liability* Test bank of 200 questions and answers for lecturers' use in assessing students
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 reci...
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Title:Tort LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0 inPublished:August 12, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198785283

ISBN - 13:9780198785286

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPart I. The Tort of Negligence2. Introduction to the tort of negligence3. Duty of care: basic principles4. Special duty problems: omissions and acts of third parties5. Special duty problems: psychiatric harm6. Special duty problems: public bodies7. Special duty problems: economic loss8. Breach of duty: the standard of care9. Causation and remoteness of damage10. Defences to negligencePart II. Special Liability Regimes11. Occupiers' liability12. Product liability13. Employers' liability14. Breach of statutory dutyPart III. The Personal Torts15. Intentional interferences with the person16. Invasion of privacy17. DefamationPart IV. The Land Torts18. Trespass to land and nuisance19. Actions under the rule of Rylands v FletcherPart V. Liability, Damages and Limitations20. Vicarious Liability21. Damages for death and personal injuriesAppendix: Annotated problem questions