Torts, Personal Injury Litigation

Torts, Personal Injury Litigation

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"Torts Personal Injury Litigation", 4th Edition is a necessity for paralegal and legal secretary students. Complete with current "hot topic" legal issues, this 4th edition provides an in-depth overview of the law of torts and identifies the role of the paralegal within tort litigation. Case studies examine such timely controversial issues as AIDS, the alleged tort committed by President Clinton, breast implants and attacks on abortion clinics. These case studies allow the reader to examine court opinions, which are the central documents in the law of torts.
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  • Hardback | 737 pages
  • 218.44 x 281.94 x 35.56mm | 1,814.36g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • illustrations, forms
  • 0766812308
  • 9780766812307

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Tort Law and Practice. Chapter 2: Legal Analysis in Tort Law. Chapter 3: Tort Litigation and Paralegal Roles. Chapter 4: Foreseeability in Tort Law. Chapter 5: Battery. Chapter 6: Assault. Chapter 7: False Imprisonment and False Arrest,. Chapter 8: Misuse of Legal Process. Chapter 9: Infliction of Emotional Distress. Chapter 10: Conversion and Trespass to Chattels. Chapter 11: Strict Liability. Chapter 12: Negligence: A Summary. Chapter 13: Negligence: Element I: Duty. Chapter 14: Negligence: Element II: Breach of Duty. Chapter 15: Negligence: Element III: Proximate Cause. Chapter 16: Negligence: Element IV: Damages. Chapter 17: Negligence: Defenses. Chapter 18: Medical Malpractice and Legal Malpractice. Chapter 19: Products Liability. Chapter 20: Mass Torts. Chapter 21: Survival and Wrongful Death. Chapter 22: Torts Against and Within the Family. Chapter 23: Torts Connected with Land. Chapter 24: Defamation. Chapter 25: Invasion of Privacy. Chapter 26: Misrepresentation,Tortious Interference, and Other Torts. Chapter 27: Additional Tort Defenses. Chapter 28: Worker"s Compensation. Appendix: A. Basic Medical Anatomy. Appendix B. Survey of Negligence Law in the States. Appendix C. Automobile Accident and Investigation Checklist. Appendix D. Sample Accident Report Filed with Police Department. Appendix E. State Agencies Relevant to a Torts Practice. Appendix F. Verdicts and Settlements. Appendix G. Automobile Insurance. Appendix H. Legal Nurse. Appendix I. Disabling Injuries and Death: Some Statistics. Appendix J. "Do you seldomly swear...?". Glossary.
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