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.
- Paperback | 984 pages
- 174 x 237 x 52mm | 1,630g
- 09 Dec 2012
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 4th edition
About Nicholas J. Mcbride
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.
"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 BagshawÂ 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 BagshawÂ 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 Basics2. Trespass to the Person3. The Human Rights Act 19984. Claims in Negligence5. Duty of Care Â Introduction6. Duty of Care Â Acts7. Duty of Care Â Omissions8. Breach of Duty9. Causation10. Actionability11. OccupiersÂ Liability12. Product Liability13. Liability for Animals14. Trespass to Land15. Private Nuisance16. The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher17. Torts to Things18. Torts to Intangible Property19. Defamation20. Harassment21. Invasion of Privacy22. Breach of Statutory Duty23. Public Nuisance24. The Economic Torts25. Abuse of Power Torts26. Defences27. Nominal Damages28. Compensatory Damages29. Aggravated Damages30. Exemplary Damages31. Gain-Based Damages32. Vindicatory Damages33. Injunctions34. Wrongful Death Claims35. Other Third Party Claims36. Accessory Liability37. Vicarious Liability38. Loss Compensation Schemes