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The new law of Torts

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posted on 01.01.2007, 00:00 authored by Danuta MendelsonDanuta Mendelson
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.

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Pagination

1 - 699

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Place of publication

South Melbourne, Vic.

ISBN-13

9780195553567

ISBN-10

019555356X

Language

eng

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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

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A1 Books - authored - research

Copyright notice

2007, Oxford University Press

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