Tort Law

Tort Law

Paperback Longman Law

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

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  • Publisher: LONGMAN
  • Format: Paperback | 984 pages
  • Dimensions: 174mm x 237mm x 52mm | 1,630g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 1408252708
  • ISBN 13: 9781408252703
  • Edition: 4, Revised
  • Edition statement: 4th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 1,206,460

Product description

The essential guide to all aspects of Tort Law, you can rely on this textbook to give your students a thorough understanding of the subject, expose them to the key academic debates and research in this often controversial area, offer further reading suggestions and ensure that they are able to apply their subject knowledge and legal reasoning skills to problematic tort law scenarios.

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Nicholas J. McBride is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; he was formerly a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. Roderick Bagshaw is a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.

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"McBride and Bagshaw has now been refined over several editions into being the best textbook on the law of torts available. It combines depth of scholarship with accessibility for the beginner. The reader will be forced to think, and there is no higher praise than that." Professor Robert Stevens, UCL "McBride and Bagshaw is an excellent teaching aid, easy to read, thorough, and it explains the material well. Its high quality analysis is a source of reference for students and academics alike. The authors' views are both challenging and thoughtful." Phillip Morgan, Lecturer in Law, University of York "This edition of McBride and Bagshaw's Tort Law provides a concise and original approach to the law of tort, catering for students at every level. Principles are explained clearly with useful examples as illustration, whilst inclusion of discussion of theoretical perspectives will engage the stronger student. A great textbook." Dr Sarah Brown, Lecturer in Law, University of Leeds "The new McBride and Bagshaw is a scholarly work of distinction and a comprehensive student textbook. It gives a lucid, critical, presentation of the law, attentive to its complexity, without underestimating its capacity for principle." Sandy Steel, Lecturer in Law, King's College London 'By a distance the most intelligent and insightful textbook on tort and the best at getting students to think about and make sense of the law.' Dr Charlie Webb, Lecturer in Law, LSE "The fourth edition of McBride and Bagshaw's Tort Law is wonderful. The scope and depth of the text is impressive. It simultaneously covers areas of tort law that are often neglected by other student-level texts and critically evaluates academic criticisms and interpretations of this law. I will continue to recommend it as the first port of call for anyone looking for a well-written and accessible discussion of English tort law." Associate Professor Jason Neyers, Western University Canada

Table of contents

1. The Basics 2. Trespass to the Person 3. The Human Rights Act 1998 4. Claims in Negligence 5. Duty of Care -- Introduction 6. Duty of Care -- Acts 7. Duty of Care -- Omissions 8. Breach of Duty 9. Causation 10. Actionability 11. Occupiers' Liability 12. Product Liability 13. Liability for Animals 14. Trespass to Land 15. Private Nuisance 16. The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher 17. Torts to Things 18. Torts to Intangible Property 19. Defamation 20. Harassment 21. Invasion of Privacy 22. Breach of Statutory Duty 23. Public Nuisance 24. The Economic Torts 25. Abuse of Power Torts 26. Defences 27. Nominal Damages 28. Compensatory Damages 29. Aggravated Damages 30. Exemplary Damages 31. Gain-Based Damages 32. Vindicatory Damages 33. Injunctions 34. Wrongful Death Claims 35. Other Third Party Claims 36. Accessory Liability 37. Vicarious Liability 38. Loss Compensation Schemes