Tort Law Concentrate

Tort Law Concentrate : Law Revision and Study Guide

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Tort Law Concentrate is a high quality revision guide which covers the main topics found on undergraduate and GDL courses. The clear, succinct coverage of key legal points within a specific topic area, including key cases, enables students to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this fast-moving area. The book focuses on the needs of students to succeed in their exams, showing how all the legal rules fit together and the approach that should be adopted when answering questions. A range of pedagogical features help with preparation for exams and suggest numerous ways to improve marks. OUP's Concentrate revision series is endorsed by students and lecturers for its level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Tort Law Concentrate has been rigorously reviewed by law lecturers from a range of universities. Tort Law Concentrate is accompanied by a free, open-access Online Resource Centre ( which offers the following resources to support students: - Multiple choice questions which provide instant feedback - Interactive flashcards of key cases (the student is presented with a case and has to supply the principle, or vice versa) - Interactive version of glossary - Updates to case law and legislation - Further reading - Web links to key online sources - Advice on revision and exam technique authored by renowned textbook writer and experienced examiner Nigel Foster, Professor of Law and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 156 x 208 x 13mm | 318g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 019959502X
  • 9780199595020
  • 848,808

Table of contents

1. Tort and the tort system: general overview ; 2. Negligence: duty of care ; 3. Duty of care: further issues ; 4. Economic loss ; 5. Psychiatric injury ; 6. Breach of duty: the standard of care ; 7. Causation in fact ; 8. Causation: intervening acts and remoteness ; 9. Employers' liability and vicarious liability ; 10. Product liability ; 11. Intentional torts ; 12. Nuisance and Rylands v Fletcher ; 13. Occupiers' liability ; 14. Defamation ; 15. Privacy ; 16. Defences and limitation ; 17. Remedies and principles of compensation
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"The author is skilled in reducing the concepts to their essence while providing valuable context to certain key principles, such as causation, which can only help the reader to develop a deeper appreciation of the subject. "
--Jason Lowther, Associate Professor in Law, University of Plymouth
"Legal principles and case law are clearly explained throughout. Conflating the facts, decision, and ratio in a memorable sentence or two will be especially helpful to student revision. "
--Steven Truxal, Senior Lecturer, Kingston University
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About Carol Brennan

Carol Brennan is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Buckingham.
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