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Tort Law

Tort Law

Paperback Longman Law Series

By (author) Nicholas J. Mcbride, By (author) Roderick Bagshaw

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  • Publisher: LONGMAN
  • Format: Paperback | 912 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 240mm 1,326g
  • Publication date: 24 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 1405859490
  • ISBN 13: 9781405859493
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,043,625

Product description

This lively book is clear, critical and modern approach to tort law, which will stretch and stimulate students whilst simultaneously giving them a clear understanding of the subject necessary for undergraduate courses.

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'McBride and Bagshaw has now established itself as the best and most authoritative textbook on the law of torts. The accuracy and clarity with which the law is described is exemplary.' Robert Stevens, Professor of Commercial Law, University College, London 'McBride and Bagshaw's Tort Law is the best of the English student texts.' Jason Neyers, Associate Professor of Law, University of Western Ontario 'The authors provide excellent and quite clear explanations for the main principles of tort law, including discussions of hypothetical cases that are used to explain difficult concepts in ways that are very helpful for students.' William E O'Brian Jr, Associate Professor of Law, University of Warwick

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments .. Preface: The Tort Wars... .. .. Notes on Style... The McBride & Bagshaw Website . ... Table of Cases .. . Table of Statutes, Statutory Instruments and Conventions ... PART I. THE PROVINCE OF TORT LAW 1. What is a Tort? .. 2. An Overview of Tort Law .. .. 3. Tort Law and its Critics .. .. PART II. TORTS A. NEGLIGENCE Introduction .. .. .. .. ... 4. Duties of Care: An Introduction ... 5. The Legacy of Donoghue v Stevenson . 6. The Principle in Hedley Byrne and Associated Principles ... 7. Situations Giving Rise to a Duty to Act ... 8. Statuses Giving Rise to a Duty to Act . . 9. Duties of Care: Evaluation of the Current Law... .. . 10. Breach of Duty .. .. B. RIGHTS-BASED TORTS Introduction ... ... . 11. Assault and Battery . 12. False Imprisonment . 13. Defamation . . 14. Harassment .. 15. Invasion of Privacy . 16. Conversion .. 17. Trespass to Goods ... 18. Trespass to Land . 19. Private Nuisance . C. THE ECONOMIC TORTS Introduction ... 20. Inducing a Breach of Contract 21. Intentional Infliction of Harm by Unlawful Means... 22. Conspiracy... 23. Torts Involving the Deception of Others D. OTHER TORTS 24. Torts Involving the Misuse of Power . 25. Torts Involving the Breach of a Statutory Duty .. ... PART III: REMEDIES A. COMPENSATORY DAMAGES: BASIC PRINCIPLES Introduction ... 26. Limits on the Right to Sue . . 27. Causation of Loss .. .. 28. Actionability ... 29. Quantification of Loss 30. Reduction in Liability . B. COMPENSATORY DAMAGES: THIRD PARTIES Introduction ... 31. Liability to Third Parties . 32. Accessory Liability . 33. Vicarious Liability .. C. NON-COMPENSATORY