Charlesworth and Percy on Negligence

Charlesworth and Percy on Negligence


By (author) Christopher Walton, By (author) Roger Cooper, By (author) Simon E. Wood

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  • Publisher: SWEET & MAXWELL
  • Format: Hardback | 1335 pages
  • Dimensions: 230mm
  • Publication date: 1 November 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0421825901
  • ISBN 13: 9780421825901
  • Edition: 10, Revised
  • Edition statement: 10th Revised edition

Product description

The foremost guide to this complex area of the law, Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence provides exhaustive reference for practitioners and academics. Examining the general principles of liability and focusing on the concept of duty, this authoritative text offers unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage. Building on the excellence of previous editions, it focuses on the considerable body of new case law that has emerged since the previous edition and throughout considers key developments in legislation, including the Human Rights Act. The new edition has also been brought up to date with the provisions of the Civil Procedure Rules. * The definitive work on negligence brought fully up to date * Contains comprehensive analysis of case law with extensive footnotes * Considers legislative developments and their implications * Remains a core text for both the UK and Commonwealth countries, covering case law from all Commonwealth jurisdictions

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Review quote

The standard work par excellence Lord Denning (on a previous edition).

Table of contents

General principles. Standard of care. Statutory duty. Absolute or strict liability. Death. Miscellaneous matters.