The forms and functions of tort law: an analytical primer on cases and concepts

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Foundation Press, 1997 - Law - 287 pages
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Nature and Functions of Tort Law; Procedure in a Tort Suit; Intentional Harms; Defenses; The Negligence Standard; Reasonable Person Standard; Negligence "Calculus; " Malpractice; Violation of Statutes; Negligence as a Matter of Law; Proof of Negligence; Res Ipsa Loquitur; Cause in Fact; Conventional Tests: "But-For" and "Substantial Factor; " Proximate Cause; Basics; Advanced Issues; Judge, Jury and the Underlying Purpose of Proximate Cause; Defenses Based on Plaintiff's Conduct; Strict Liability and Nuisance; Vicarious Liability; Products Liability; Damages; Collateral Sources; Limited Duty; "Pure" Economic Loss; Tort Reform, Workers Compensation and No-Fault Systems; Reputational and Dignitary Harms: Defamation and Invasion of Privacy; Economic Harms: Misrepresentation and Interference with Actual or Prospective Contractual Advantage.

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Chapter Eight Strict Liability and Nuisance
Chapter Nine Products Liability

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