Torts: A practical learning approach

Clarke, Andrew and Devereux, John Torts: A practical learning approach. Chatswood, N.S.W, Australia: LexisNexis Butterworths, 2007.

Author Clarke, Andrew
Devereux, John
Title Torts: A practical learning approach
Place of Publication Chatswood, N.S.W, Australia
Publisher LexisNexis Butterworths
Publication year 2007
Sub-type Research book (original research)
ISBN 9780409323450
Language eng
Start page 1
End page 847
Total number of pages 847
Subjects 1801 Law
Abstract/Summary Part A: The tort of negligence -- An overview -- The three main elements -- Negligence and legal practice: Duty of care 1 -- Assessing the relative positions of the plaintiff's and defendant's case -- Breach of duty of care by the defendant -- Work related accidents: employer-employee negligence -- Defences to negligence claims -- Duty of care 2 -- Other basic elements of negligence: causation and remoteness -- Medical negligence -- Liability regarding built structures -- Lawyer negligence -- Revision and assessment. Part B: Torts other than negligence -- An overview -- Intentional interference with land -- Intentional interference with the person -- Nuisance: the complexities of sharing a neighbourhood with others -- Damages -- Breach of statutory duty -- Wrongful birth, life and death -- Case study 1: consent to medical treatment -- Case study 2:psychiatric injury -- Case study 3: economic loss -- Tort reform -- Review.
Q-Index Code A1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

 
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