The new law of Torts

Mendelson, Danuta 2007, The new law of Torts, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic..

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Title The new law of Torts
Author(s) Mendelson, Danuta
Publication date 2007
Total pages lii, 699 p.
Publisher Oxford University Press
Place of Publication South Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) tort law
Summary An essential text for tort law students, this is the first to comprehensively cover recent tort reform legislation as enacted in each Australian jurisdiction, and to deal with the impact these reforms have had on the common law. Both authors from Deakin University, Victoria.
Notes 1. Introduction to the law of torts and historical overview -- 2. The law of compensation and damages -- 3. Survival actions and wrongful death; statutory compensation schemes -- 4. Trespass to the person (battery, assault and false imprisonment) -- 5. Trespass to land -- 6. Miscellaneous intentional torts of action on the case -- 7. Deceit and injurious falsehood -- 8. Torts of intentional interference with goods -- 9. Defences to intentional torts -- 10. Negligence : duty of care -- 11. Breach of duty of care -- 12. Causation and Res Ipsa Loquitur -- 13. Remoteness of damage -- 14. Pure nonfeasance (pure omissions) -- 15. Mental harm : liability for negligently occasioned pure psychiatric injury -- 16. Pure economic loss -- 17. Defences to negligence -- 18. Private nuisance -- 19. Breach of statutory duty -- 20. Establishing defamation -- 21. Defences and remedies in defamation law -- 22. Vicarious liability and non-delegable duty of care : types of liability
ISBN 019555356X
9780195553567
Language eng
Field of Research 180126 Tort Law
Socio Economic Objective 970118 Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Copyright notice ©2007, Oxford University Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30006811

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